Our Patron and the Boards

Currently, the Liberation Route Europe Foundation is composed of two supervisory boards (forthe international activities and for its Dutch ones only), and of a Historical Advisory board. A patron of the Foundation has been appointed in 2012: Mr. Martin Schulz, former President of the European Parliament.

The Patron of the Liberation Route Europe

Since 2012, the patron of the Liberation Route Europe Foundation is Mr. Martin Schulz, former President of the European Parliament.

 The Liberation Route Europe provides a unique opportunity to learn about the Second World War and the unprecedented terror and destruction it caused. It is a beautiful project and a great honour to be the patron of it.

International Supervisory Board

The International Supervisory Board is in charge of controlling the management of the International Non-Profit Organization – Liberation Route Europe (based in Brussels), its activities and finances.

Dutch Supervisory Board

The Dutch Supervisory Board is in charge of controlling the management of the Dutch Foundation, its activities and finances.

Historical Advisory Committee

The Historical Advisory Committee advises the management team of the Foundation on the global development of the Liberation Route Europe, its strategy and vision. They represent most the countries involved in the Liberation Route.

Its role is to define the historical scope of the Liberation Route Europe and supervize the content and research development.

This committee will be seconded by the LRE Expertise Network which gathers specialists from all relevant fields to the LRE (history, tourism, education, business development etc.). This operational network is assisting and advising the team when necessary.