The United States at 240


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

Day 4: IYDU Freedom Forum and Day 3 in photos

Ghana FF 2016Our 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

Speech to the IYDU Asia Forum 2016, by IYDU Chairman Jason F. Emert

IYDU Chairman Jason F. Emert’s speech to the IYDU Asia Forum, on January 14th, 2016:

Good morning!

It is wonderful to see so many people here today at the International Young Democrat Union Asia Youth Forum. It is an exciting time to be in the Republic of China during the last couple of days of an election. IYDU is honored to be here to support the robust democracy that thrives here on Taiwan.
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IYDU in Taiwan 13 – 17 January 2016

IYDU Asia Youth Forum and Taiwan Presidential Election Observation




Freedom lovers:

We have exciting news! We are proud to announce the International Young Democrat Union will open an office in Taiwan: IYDU Asia. To celebrate the official opening, we are hosting the IYDU Asia Youth Forum  13 – 17 January 2016 in conjunction with the Taiwanese presidential election. All are welcome to attend. Continue reading