The PDGE is already an observer member of the CDI
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The PDGE is already an observer member of the CDI

July 11, 2019

After months of work and discussions, led by the General Secretary of the PDGE, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, as well as by the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in Brussels, with Ambassador Carmelo Nvono-Ncá at the head, finally yesterday it was officially announced that the The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea is already an observer member of the International Center for Democratic Parties (IDC-CDI), a strong international association composed of the most influential Christian Democratic and Christian Socialist parties in the world.

The announcement was developed in the Presidential Palace of Malabo by President Obiang himself, as well as by the President of the IDC, the former Colombian President, Andrés Pastrana. Equatorial Guinea is now part of this prestigious group, in which There are some of the political parties of the most important countries in the world, thanks to all the advances in international politics, economic development and social progress that has developed in recent years.

In addition, during the press conference, which included international media from Spain, France and Portugal, President Obiang announced that Equatorial Guinea will abolish the death penalty in the country before the end of the year. This type of sentence has not been applied in the Equatoguinean country for years, but it still remained in force in its penal code. Proving progress in democracy and human rights, Equatorial Guinea will definitively abolish this condemnatory measure.

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