The Executive Committee of the Centrist Democrat International (IDC-CDI) met in Yogyokarta (Indonesia) on January 23, 2020 hosted by our member party PKB. The Executive Committee approved 10 resolutions addressing climate change, the main causes of political instability worldwide as well as the potential for relations between Christian Democracy and Humanitarian Islam in order to […]
On April 10, 2019 we celebrated our first Executive Committee meeting at the European Parliament this year, with significant participation by the leaders of our parties from Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa, representing more than 30 different countries.
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.
On June 28 and 29 we held the second annual meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, with the presence of more than 33 parties from 30 countries, from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
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.
On 30 March we held an important Executive Committee meeting in Malta, during the last part of the European People’s Party Congress.
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.
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 […]
On 14 April the IDC. Africa Regional organisation held its Leaders Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, with the vast majority of our African parties attending.
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 […]
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 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.
On 9 and 10 July we held the Leaders Meeting in Mexico, as well as this year’s second Executive Committee Meeting.
On 1 March, in Brussels, Belgium, we celebrated the first Executive Committee of the year.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]