International Democrat Union (IDU)
Union démocratique internationale (UDI)
Internationale Demokratische Union
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Founded 24 June 1983, London (UK), at a conference hosted by the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the UK Conservative Party, as an umbrella organization for European Democrat Union (EDU) and Asia Pacific Democrat Union (APDU). Currently also includes: Democrat Union of Africa (DUA); Caribbean Democrat Union (CDU), set up Jan 1986; Union of Latin American Parties (UPLA); European People's Party (EPP); 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.Available with paid subscription only.
Undertakes fact-finding missions, for example to: Central America; South Africa. SCFA develops internal reports on specific international questions, providing the basis for public communiqués and for recommendations to the leadership of member parties. Occasional Ad Hoc Groups monitor important national elections and prepare for future work.
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Members in 56 countries
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