The Right Honourable Stephen Harper elected Chairman of the International Democrat Union
The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister, was unanimously elected Chairman of the International Democrat Union at the Party Leaders’ meeting in Madrid, Spain, held on 21st February 2018. Mr. Harper succeeds the Right Honourable Sir John Key, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, as Chairman of IDU.
“The values our parties share are not only the basis upon which jobs and prosperity are created, but are also central to peace and global security. I look forward to working with IDU Leaders and members globally to strengthen relationships, advance our political values and share best practices for campaigning and governing.” said Mr. Harper. He thanked Sir John Key for his leadership of the organisation over the last four years, as well as the Honourable Tony Clement for his ongoing work as the Deputy Chair of the IDU.
Mr. Harper is the Chairman and CEO of Harper & Associates, a global consulting firm, the founding Leader of the new Conservative Party of Canada and Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister.