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(Liberaal Vlaams StudentenVerbond (Dutch) or Liberal Flemish Students' Association) unites all Dutch speaking classical-liberal and libertarian students in Belgium. The values they uphold are individual freedom, freedom of speech, free trade and human rights, with focus on the non-aggression principle. The
opposes big government in any meaning (both right-wing and left-wing). They are an independent organisation, not affiliated to any political party. The
organises political activities (debates, discussions,…) and typical student activities (visiting pubs, organising a cantus,…) in five cities: Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt and Leuven. The current national president is Kathy Galloy. Famous former members are Guy Verhofstadt, Bart De Wever, Willy De Clercq and Karel De Gucht.
Born in Mortsel, De Wever attended the "Katholieke Universiteit Leuven" (KUL), graduating with a licentiate (equivalent of the master's degree) in History. As a student he was a member of the "Liberaal Vlaams Studentenverbond" (
, Liberal Flemish Students' Union), the "Katholiek Vlaams Hoogstudentenverbond" (KVHV, Catholic Flemish Students' Union) of Antwerp and Leuven. He is a former editor-in-chief of the KVHV newspapers "Tegenstroom" (magazine of KVHV in Antwerp) and "Ons Leven" (in Leuven).
Philippe De Backer was born in Ekeren, Belgium and grew up in Kapellen. He studied biotechnology at Ghent University, where he earned a doctorate in 2004. During his student days, De Backer was active in the Liberal Flemish Students Association (
) in Ghent and he was a core member of the liberal think tank Liberales. He was also elected for two years as a student representative in the Board of Directors of Ghent University. Afterwards, he worked for an investment fund specialized in healthcare.
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