CDI Institute established

A high-level Centrist Democrats International delegation from Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Asia Pacific region, along with representatives of the Asian Vision Institute (AVI), attended the 2nd session of the CDI Working Group for the Establishment of the CDI Institute last Thursday.

The meeting, hosted by the Cambodian People’s Party, aims to support the development of a concrete plan to strengthen ideas by establishing the CDI Institute, in addition to a discussion of cooperation initiatives and relevant issues.

The meeting adopted a unanimous decision on submitting a proposal to the CDI Executive Committee for the establishment of the CDI Institute to serve the interest and needs of CDI member parties, according to a press statement.

Speaking to reporters, CDI President Mr. Andrés Pastrana said the meeting was organized by the Cambodian People Party to support  and formulate a specific plan to strengthen the initiative of setting up a research institute for the International Center for Diversity of Democracy, and to complement discussion on Cooperation Initiatives and Related Issues.

The core of the meeting was  the endorsement of the CDI Institute, thus  stating a strong momentum and consensus among CDI leadership and CDI member parties that  recognized the significance of  having its own think tank.

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