International Democrat Union (IDU)
Union démocratique internationale (UDI)
Internationale Demokratische Union
1983-06-24 London UK
Founded 24 Jun 1983, London (UK), at a conference hosted by the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the UK Conservative Party, as an umbrella organization for H-XD5396 - European Democrat Union (EDU) and D-XD6627 - Asia Pacific Democrat Union (APDU). Currently also includes: E-XD7916 - Democrat Union of Africa (DUA); D-XD1064 - Caribbean Democrat Union (CDU), set up Jan 1986; D-XJ0259 - Union of Latin American Parties (UPLA); F-XF6414 - European People's Party (EPP); C-XD6612 - International Young Democrat Union (IYDU).
Promote a free, open and democratic society, the free market economy, the rule of law, social justice, the role of the family and a society where conditions are created to enable everyone to reach their full potential and carry out their responsibilities to their fellow men and women; foster the common philosophy of member parties; establish permanent relations at a bilateral and multilateral level and encourage mutual support; provide a forum for the exchange of views and information on matters of interest to all or a considerable number of member parties.
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Party Leaders Conference (every 3 years). Executive Committee (meets twice a year). Standing Committees; Ad Hoc Groups (Committees). Officers: Chairman; Deputy Chairman; Vice-Chairmen (currently 16); Treasurer(s) (currently 1); Assistant Chairmen (currently 2); Executive Secretary; Chairmen of Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs (SCFA) and C-XD6612 - International Young Democrat Union (IYDU).
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **
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