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
We are excited about the upcoming Freedom Forum in Accra, Ghana hosted by the Democratic Union of Africa (DUA) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) 22-26 June 2016. 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.
Resolution as .pdf
MUNICH – During the IYDU Executive meeting in Munich on 18th – 21st of November, 2015 the IYDU adopted the following resolution on the war against terror.
Resolution as .pdf
RIO DE JANEIRO – At the Council Meeting of the International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) discussing the political, economic, and social situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, the IYDU determined:
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!
Let me be frank, the news of last night’s attack in France left me angry and heartbroken. This terrorist strike in Paris by ISIL was an assault on all freedom-loving people around the world. This is particularly difficult for me as my own country’s government has failed to lead, allowing the warped view of Islamic extremists, who perverted religion to create panic and death. But now we must take action.