World League for Freedom and Democracy (WLFD)

Ligue mondiale de la liberté et de la démocratie

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History

3 Nov 1966, Seoul (Korea Rep), as World Anti-Communist League (WACL), at 12th Conference of the then 'Asian Peoples Anti-Communist League', currently Asian-Pacific League for Freedom and Democracy (APLFD). Present name adopted at WACL Annual Conference, 23 July 1990, Brussels (Belgium). Charter adopted 8 Nov 1966, Seoul; revised at: 17 Sep 1970, Kyoto (Japan); 25 Apr 1975, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil); 2 Aug 1981, Taipei (Taiwan); 17 Aug 1987, Taipei; 1991, San José (Costa Rica).

Aims

Disseminate worldwide the ideals of freedom and democracy; encourage and support their universal application; promote respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all peoples; act as agent and coordinating centre for international cooperation in economic development and educational and cultural exchange aimed at contributing to social progress and better living standards; combine efforts against aggression, imperialism, totalitarianism and authoritarianism of whatever form and pretension, whenever and wherever any of such forces appears.

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Activities

Organizes: Annual General Conference; Annual Event of the World Freedom Day; International Academic Symposium. Organizes, sponsors or co-sponsors occasional exchanges, missions and symposia. Instrumental in setting up: Asian Pacific Youth League for Freedom and Democracy (APYLFD); World Youth League for Freedom and Democracy (WYLFD).

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Languages

English.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 83 countries
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Subjects *

  • Metapolitics
    • Democracy
  • Freedom
    • Freedom

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F3454

Last News Received

2013
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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