Executive Committee Brussels
On 26 January we held the first Executive Committee of 2017 at the headquarters of the European Popular Party, in Brussels, with a large turnout.
On hand were President Andrés Pastrana, Executive Secretary Antonio López-Istúriz, First Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, former Prime Minister of Slovenia Janez Jansa, Lebanese President Amine Gemayel, and a significant number of leaders from all the regional divisions where we are active.View event
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE LISBON
As planned, on 15 April the IDC-CDI held this year’s first Executive Comittee Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
In addition to the Committee’s members, participating as guests were all those who attended the Regional IDC.Africa event the day before, as well as Regional Asia parties.View event
Executive Committee IDC.Africa
On 14 April the IDC.Africa Regional organisation held its Leaders Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, with the vast majority of our African parties attending.
It was an important meeting at which new parties were accepted as members: from Malawi, the Malawi Congress Party; from Botswana, the Botswana Patriotic Front; from Kenya, the Wiper Democratic Mouvement Kenya; and from Guinea Conakry, the Parti de L’espoir pour le Development National.View event
Conference in the Parliament of Cape Verde of the Movement for Democracy MPD
On 30 January the Movement for Democracy party (MpD) in Cape Verde organised a conference in the Parliament in order to present its electoral platform, with a view to the upcoming elections on 20 March. The turnout was strong, with international guests and the General Secretary of the IDC/CDI and of the PPE, Antonio López-Isturiz present via video, supporting the candidacy of Ulisses Correia, president of the party and candidate for Prime Minister.View event
12th Congress of UNITA,ANGOLA
From 3 to 5 December General Coordinator Alberto Ruiz Thiery, on behalf of the IDC-CDI, attended the 12th Congress of our party, Unita, in Angola, with the event practically coinciding with the 50th anniversary of its foundation, which will be observed next year.
At the Congress the party’s new officials, and its President, were elected for a four-year term.View event
IDC-CDI met with ex president Felipe Calderon.
At the last Leaders Meeting , held in Mexico City, the IDC-CDI met with the former Mexican President Felipe Calderón, in an interesting encounter addressing affairs related to the Meeting, and other issues, and concluding with this informal family photo.View event
Leaders Meeting in Mexico
On 9 and 10 July we held the Leaders Meeting in Mexico, as well as this year’s second Executive Committee Meeting.
It was an important event, with participation by 56 parties from all the regions where we are present, now encompassing almost every corner of the world.View event
Executive Committee Brussels March 2015
On 1 March, in Brussels, Belgium, we celebrated the first Executive Committee of the year. It was an important meeting at which important decisions were made on subjects affecting our organization, and an analysis was undertaken of the future towards which we wish to take the IDC-CDI in the coming years, to be a focus at future meetings.View event
Meeting in São Tomé
In the second week of January CDI General Coordinator Alberto Ruiz Thiery visited São Tomé and Príncipe for the purpose of holding a series of meetings with Patrice Trovoada, President of the IDA (Independent Democratic Action) party and Prime Minister, as well as with Secretary General Levy Nazare, other members of the government, and high-ranking party officials.View event
IDC.Africa Executive Committee November 2014
As planned, on 7 November 2014, CDI (CDI-IDC; Centrist Democrat International) Africa’s Regional Group held an Executive Committee session in the city of Praia, Cape Verde.
The event was composed of two parts: an initial phase during the morning, with an Executive Committee session, followed by an afternoon conference held in the Parliamentary Chamber.