Michael Dust elected new Chairman of IYDU

Michael Dust, JU – Germany, has been elected new Chairman of IYDU by the IYDU Council meeting held in Munich on the 14th of August. A German national, Mr Dust is a lawyer by profession and has previously served as the Secretary General of IYDU.

“I look forward to working together with the new board and all our member organisations on taking IYDU to the next level. Our activities are still confined by the global pandemic, but hopefully we can move towards some normalcy during this mandate, and organise also physical events,” Chairman Michael Dust said.

The composition of the elected board is:

CHAIRMAN

Michael Dust, Germany – Junge Union

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Dorcas Francis, Tanzania – BAVICHA

SECRETARY GENERAL

Nick Francis, St. Vincent & the Grenadines – NDP

DEPUTY SECRETARY GENERAL (co-opted)

Josh Manuatu, Australia – Young Liberals

TREASURER

Syrila Makarezou, Greece – ONNED

VICE CHAIRMEN

Martin Tomas Cesar, Argentina – JPRO
Marwa El Ansari, Morocco – ISTIQLAL
Fredrik Hultman, Sweden – MUF
Nicola Richards MP, United Kingdom – Young Conservatives
Isabella Tymviou, Cyprus – NEDISY
Lilit Beglaryan, Armenia – YRPA
Hikmat Jung Karki, Nepal – NDYO
Nana Asafo Adjei Ayeh, Ghana – NPP
Rick Loughery, USA – YRNF
Sourabh Choudhary, India – BJYM

The Council meeting in Munich did not reach quorum due to the global pandemic and the decisions of the Council will need to be ratified by the member organisations in accordance with the IYDU Constitution. The ratification process will begin immediately.

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