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!
Two opportunities to join IRI Generation Democracy’s Twitter chat August 12 to commemorate International Youth Day #UnitingYouth Continue reading
Just over a week ago the Higher Court of Montenegro confirmed the sentence of the President of the Movement for Changes (PzP) Youth Network, Nikola Bajčetić. Nikola is a great friend to many in the International Young Democrat Union and this verdict has sent shockwaves around the world. Continue reading
The International Young Democrat Union is pleased to announce the Annual Council meeting will be held November 3-9, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Continue reading
On this day 240 years ago, the United States of America declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain with the words:
“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.” Continue reading
We wish our great partner in freedom the Conservative Party of Canada (Parti conservateur du Canada) and all Canadians a happy Canada Day on the 149th year since Confederation. Continue reading
After a gruelling eight-week election campaign, polls in Australia close in just a few hours. This federal election is the most important Australia has had in a generation. Continue reading
We are sickened by yet another attack on Turkey and the NATO alliance. Turkey has become a battleground in the fight against ISIS and radical Islam. As of this afternoon there are 41 dead and over 200 injured from the disgusting suicide bombings that took place yesterday. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of these innocent victims. Continue reading
We join our parent organization, the International Democrat Union (IDU), in congratulating Partido Popular (PP) on winning the most seats (33%) in Sunday’s parliamentary election. Official results give PP 137 seats in the 350 seat parliament.
Our last good morning in Ghana.
The 2016 Freedom Forum comes to a close this afternoon. In the morning we will have an IYDU meeting and hear country reports from our delegates. Additionally, we will work on resolutions pertaining to the current political climate of the continent that will be posted in the next few days. Continue reading