Ten years ago Fredrik Reinfeldt became chairman of Sweden´s Moderate Party. It was a political party that had faced its worst election result since the 1970s and by many seen as party of the past. Reinfeldt changed this and turned it into a party that during these past eight years has been the natural party of government, and turned Reinfeldt into a first class statesman. It was a journey that not only changed the Moderate Party but the entire of Sweden.
The International Young Democrat Union will hold an event in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan) 22th to the 26th of November hosted by KMT Youth. Continue reading
Some IYDU members have reported receiving an invoice purporting to be from the IYDU. These unsigned, unaddressed invoices claim to have been issued by ‘The International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) Executive.’ However the IYDU Executive has issued no such invoices.
20th anniversary of Lukashenka’s dictatorship
This week, it is 23 years since Belarus re-gained independence from the Soviet Union. This year there is another, rather dubious, anniversary that the Belarusian nation is marking with grief and silence. 20 years ago Alaksandr Lukashenka came to power, establishing the current authoritarian and undemocratic regime, usually referred as Europe’s last dictatorship.
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Six years ago, the world witnessed a tragic development in the Caucasian region when Russia unlawfully and illegally violated the territorial integrity of sovereign Georgia.
A new board was elected during the IYDU meeting in London in June. Read more about them by clicking here.
The International Democrat Union (IDU) congratulates the International Young Democrat Union (IYDU) with the election of a new board during its Council Meeting held in London during June.
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The IYDU is unique in being a global network of centre-right youth and student parties. Youth organisations have a great advantage over our mother parties – we are freer to debate difficult political issues, at involving more people and we have a better chance at reaching further.