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 boardContinue reading “Michael Dust elected new Chairman of IYDU”
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Results of the Nominations for the 2021 IYDU Board
The nomination deadline for the Office Bearers of the International Young Democrat Union for the next mandate period has lapsed and the Returning Officer has reviewed the nominations in accordance with the IYDU Constitution. According to the IYDU Constitution, the Office Bearers shall consist of Chairman, Deputy Chairman, ten Vice-Chairmen, Treasurer and Secretary General. TheContinue reading “Results of the Nominations for the 2021 IYDU Board”
4 Weeks For 4 Decades – Elmar Brock
Following the organization of our event “4 Weeks For 4 Decades”, we confirm our first speaker! Mr. Elmar Brok, the first chairman of the IYDU and a long-time Member of European Parliament, will share his experience gathered in different positions within national and international politics and public sector.
Save the date: IYDU Council Meeting 2021
IYDU Council Meeting 2021 will be held in Munich, Germany, with a virtual meeting in Zoom.
IYDU Statement Regarding the Demolition of the National Theatre in Tirana, Albania
Amidst the demolition of the Albanian National Theatre, the International Young Democrat Union expresses its condemnation towards such action taken by Prime Minister Edi Rama. Edi Rama has violated basic principles of cultural heritage conservation, dialogue and democratic respect towards the history of Albania with this authoritarian move. The socialist government in power commits aContinue reading “IYDU Statement Regarding the Demolition of the National Theatre in Tirana, Albania”
IYDU condemns the attempted coup in El Salvador
After recent events in El Salvador, the IYDU condemns any attempted coup in El Salvador at the expense of weakening opposition forces and the judiciary branch. We share our solidarity with democratic forces and the full restoration of order in the country.
IYDU shares its condolences with the people of Israel
The IYDU shares its condolences with the people of Israel after the tragedy that has left dozens of dead during the celebration of the Lag B’Omer religious festival.
IYDU welcomes USA’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide
IYDU welcomes the United States of America’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The statement was made on Armenian Remembrance Day, in honour of the victims of the genocide.
IYDU expresses its concerns about the recent developments in Turkey
The International Young Democrat Union is deeply concerned with the recent developments in Turkey. President Erdogan decided to annul Turkey’s ratification of the Istanbul Convention accord which was designed to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence. The IYDU campaigns for equal human rights for everyone, especially at a time where violence againstContinue reading “IYDU expresses its concerns about the recent developments in Turkey”
IYDU Statement on the Myanmar coup
The IYDU recognises the inalienable right of every person around the world to be free and to decide on their own governments, and supports a stable and democratic Myanmar. Since February 1st, the country’s military has seized power after detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders. Thousands of people from all sectionsContinue reading “IYDU Statement on the Myanmar coup”