PORTO, Portugal – Over the weekend International Young Democrat Union Chairman Jason Emert gave a speech to the European Young Conservatives at the Margaret Thatcher Gala Dinner to concluded the 2016 Freedom Summit held in the historic and beautiful Palácio da Bolsa. Continue reading
We have had a great response for our election observation mission hosted by the Leadership Institute. You don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity in the most crucial swing state. However, there are only a limited spaces available for participation, so register today here: Continue reading
I would like you to join me in congratulating Chairman Jason Emert on being named to the Foreign Policy Initiative’s 2016-2017 Future Leaders Program. The mission of the program “is to cultivate the next generation of foreign policy leaders in Washington, D.C. The program identifies young professionals who share FPI’s commitment to international engagement, support for America’s allies, expanding political and economic freedom, and a strong military.” Continue reading
Just wanted to send out an updated link for the election observation hotel reservation. Click the link to book your room.
Registration is now open for the International Election Observer Mission to the United States following the 2016 IYDU Annual Council Meeting in Miami, Florida. The registration fee of $200 covers participation in the program, daily meals (excluding dinner), meetings, and transportation among sites during the program. But this rate will go up after October 1 to $400, so book now! Continue reading
I will never forget.
Fifteen years ago I watched in stunned silence with my fellow high school classmates as Flight 175 crashed into Tower Two of the World Trade Center at 9:03 a.m. It was clear then we were under attack. To this day, every time I think of the attacks of September 11, 2001 I am overwhelmed with emotion – both sadness and anger – just as much I was on that day. The pain is very raw and, undoubtedly, will remain as such for the rest of my life. Continue reading
The CYDU meeting in St. Lucia, aimed at strengthening and growing the centre-right conservative movement throughout the region, brought together young political leaders from around the Caribbean to discuss the most important topics facing their future. Continue reading
IYDU stands united with millions of Venezuelans who demand change.
By now you have seen the incredible images from Caracas as hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans marched peacefully against the oppressive Maduro regime and the failure of their repressive socialist agenda. IYDU stands united with the millions of Venezuelans and the majority of the National Assembly who demand change. For those who simply wish to live in a free and democratic society. Continue reading
Yesterday was an incredible moment for Brazil and freedom lovers around the world. After years of left wing policies and corrupt government practices under Presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the people of Brazil rejected the degrading politics of the Workers’ Party. Continue reading
We are excited to announce that the 2016 IYDU Annual Council Meeting to be held November 3-9 will be sponsored by the City of Miami and Mayor Tomás Regalado’s International Council. Our Council Meeting will take place at historic City Hall, the former Pan American Terminal Building on Dinner Key built in 1934. Please register today on our Eventbrite page to secure your spot!