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
IYDU Women’s Network and PAN (Mexico) are pleased to invite you to participate in our upcoming event, a visit to learn about the PAN’s Women’s Wing and their programs. This event will provide a space to meet other successful women in politics and to better understand the struggle of Latin American women working towards equality.
IYDU Asia Youth Forum and Taiwan Presidential Election Observation
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
YDU Deputy Chairman Bruno Kazuhiro of Juventude Democratas Brazil released a statement on WhatsApp after a judge ordered over 100 million accounts blocked in Brazil.
We’re excited to see our participants at #IYDUmunich in just a few days. The final program with practical information can be found right here, as well as the participant list. More than 60 participants are registered so far. We have put together a program with our excellent hosts from CSU and Junge Union Bayern, that we hope you will enjoy. We’re looking forward to welcoming you all in Munich!