events

Meeting Sal (Cape Verde)

Sal, Cape Verde · November 26 and 27, 2019

As planned, on the 26th and 27th of November we held, on the island of Sal (Cape Verde) three important IDC/CDI meetings: an Executive Committee, the General Assembly and a conference on terrorism. There was also a Leaders Meeting of the IDC. Africa regional organisation.

Executive Committee of the IDC-CDI in Budapest

Budapest · February 16, 2018

The situation in Cuba and Venezuela, the upcoming elections in Mexico, the terrorist threat and the defense of the rule of law as well as the increasing denounces of corruption in Colombia were addressed during the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Centrist Democrat International (IDC-CDI) held today in Budapest.

Executive Committee Malta

Malta · April 3, 2017

On 30 March we held an important Executive Committee meeting in Malta, during the last part of the European People’s Party Congress.

Executive Committee Brussels

Brussels · February 3, 2017

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.

Executive Committee Lisabon

Lisbon, Portugal · April 15, 2016

As planned, on 15 April the IDC-CDI held this year’s first Executive Committee 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. On hand were President Andrés Pastrana, the Secretary General of the […]

Executive Committee IDC. Africa

Lisbon, Portugal · April 14, 2016

On 14 April the IDC. Africa Regional organisation held its Leaders Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, with the vast majority of our African parties attending.

Conference in the Parliament of Cape Verde of the Movement for Democracy MPD

Cape Verde · February 16, 2016

On 30 January the Movement for Democracy party (MpD) in Cape Verde organized 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 […]

12th Cogress of Unita, Angola

Angola · December 16, 2015

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.

IDC-CDI met with Ex President Felipe Calderon

Mexico · July 10, 2015

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.

Leaders Meeting in Mexico

Mexico · July 9 and 10, 2015

On 9 and 10 July we held the Leaders Meeting in Mexico, as well as this year’s second Executive Committee Meeting.

Meeting in São Tomé

São Tomé · January 15, 2015

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 […]

IDC.Africa Executive Committee

Praia, Cape Verde · November 7, 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. The […]

Azerbaijan Fact Finding Mission

July 7 and 9, 2014

Following the agreement reached at the last Executive Committee held in Brussels in the month of March, on 7, 8 and 9 July the official visit to Baku, Azerbaijan was organized. This visit was headed up by Executive Secretary Antonio López-Istúriz when President Cassini was forced to cancel at the last moment. Some other members […]

Executive Committee in Brussels

Brussels · March 19, 2014

The session was very intense and dealt with issues of international importance, such as the status of Crimea and Ukraine, the situation in Venezuela, Cuba and Syria, as well as other areas generating dangerous situations in the world. Two new vice-presidents were welcomed; Joseph Daul, President of the European People’s party, who was congratulated on […]

Executive Committee Meeting of Leaders and Rome

Rome, Italy · September 21 and 22, 2012

In accordance with previous planning, CDI devoted the past September 21 and 22, 2012, to two important political events. On Friday morning, September 21th, the complete membership of the CDI Executive Committee met to discuss important organizational issues. In addition, other political matters of concern to member parties were discussed. The afternoon was devoted to […]

Executive Committee Meeting

Budapest · October 10 and 11, 2011

On 10 and 11 October the IDC celebrated its last Executive Committee meeting of the year in the magnificent city of Budapest. The unexpected death of Wilfried Martens (the president of the European People’s Party, prime minister of Belgium for 12 years, and vice-president of the IDC) was news which deeply affected all the members […]

Beirut Conference 2012. EPP President holds high-level meetings in Lebanon

Brussels · January 28, 2012

The President of the European People’s Party (EPP), Wilfried Martens, concluded a successful two-day visit to Lebanon. During his visit, he met with the main political and religious leaders of the country and also represented the EPP at the event of the Centrist Democrat International (CDI): “My meetings in Beirut gave me the opportunity to […]