Our response to the COVID-19 outbreak

IDC-CDI ask for a global and solidary answer to the COVID19 pandemic

Brussels, May 20, 2020. The Executive Committee of the Central Democratic International (IDC-CDI) has today called for a joint, determined and solidary solution to face the current health emergency as well as the unprecedented economic and social crisis caused by the pandemic of the coronavirus. During the Executive Committee held by videoconference, with representatives from […]

No time for political temptations: opposition is here to help!

As of April 28th, Armenia has reported 1867 cases of coronavirus and 30 deaths. The Armenian government extended for another 30 days the state of emergency. Originally issued on March 16th, it will now last until May 14th. Today, restrictions around the world pose significant risks not only to the health and socio-economic systems of […]

Union Chrétienne Démocrate Libanaise (FR)

Beyrouth, le 13 avril 2020 Mr. Andres PASTRANA President IDC-CDI Mr. Antonio LOPEZ-ISTURIZ Secretary General IDC-CDI Messieurs,   Nous vous remercions de l’intérêt que vous portez aux pays affectés par le coronavirus. Il s’agit certes, comme vous l’avez signalé, d’une grave pandémie de Covid -19, qui touche tous les pays du monde avec son important […]

Message from the EPP Secretary General

Antonio López-Istúriz White Dear Friends of the EPP Party, The COVID-19 crisis is testing the resilience of our societies, citizens and democratic systems. Times like these require responsibility, dedication and leadership. And the European People’s Party is once again ready to rise to the occasion. In these challenging times, we remain fully committed to supporting […]

At times of crisis, solidarity is even more important

The first new coronavirus case in Hungary was confirmed on 4th March. Seven days later, the government declared a state of danger, banned public gatherings in excess of 100 people and limited the opening hours of shops and restaurants. Twelve days after the first case, schools switched to digital education and the international borders were closed. […]

Another failure of populist government: Armenian outlook

The new coronavirus outbreak has paralyzed societies and economies. Necessary lockdown measures are permissible for the short term, but in some cases, they threaten to negatively impact on multiple dimensions of democracy. The coronavirus crisis vividly represents the failure of populist forces in the face of actual threats. The pandemic is a real test to […]

Coronavirus à Madagascar

Monsieur le Président, L’apparition du coronavirus à Madagascar était annoncée par le Président de la République de Madagascar, le 20 mars 2020 par la découverte de trois premiers cas à Antananarivo. Toutes ces personnes sont arrivées de France par le dernier vol avant la fermeture de la frontière. Des mesures sont prises très tôt notamment […]

CDU response

Information on the response of the German federal government and CDU The corona pandemic has a firm grip on the world. Italy is particularly affected in Europe, but there are now more than a hundred thousand cases in Germany – and the trend is still increasing. The President of the Robert Koch Institute, Prof. Dr. Lothar Wieler assumes […]

Communication en temps de crises multiples et simultanées-Cas du COVID 19

Rahhal EL Makkaoui La crise pandémique engendre d’autres économiques, sociale et politique dont chacune nécessite une réponse différente. Elément clé, la communication doit être spécifique et crédible. Rahhal El Makkaoui, membre du Comité Exécutif du parti de l’IstiqlalRahhal El Makkaoui, membre du Comité Exécutif du parti de l’IstiqlalEn ce début d’année 2020, la terre entière […]

Statement by IDC-CDI on COVID-19

Statement by IDC-CDI “Global Partnership and Solidarity Against Covid-19” We, the Members of the Centrist Democrats International (IDC-CDI), have followed closely the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19) and express deep condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives to this pandemic. We express our deep sympathy to those infected by […]