25 June 2008
IDU Executive and Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs (SCFA) was held 25 June 2008 at the Meridien Etoile Hotel Paris. The Paris Party Leaders Meeting was held on 26th June 2008 in Salle Colbert (the Colbert Room), Assemblée Nationale Française (French Parliament, lower house), Palais Bourbon. The IDU was hosted by the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) since renamed The Republicans. Democracy building and reform through the Australian Political Parties for Democracy Program formerly administered and audited by AusAID (Australia’s Overseas Aid Program) and now DFAT (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade). The IDU Conference Dinner at the Senat, hosted by Christian Poncelet, Président du Sénat, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Premier vice-président du Conceil national del ÚMP, Patrick Devedjian, Secrétaire general de l’UMP and Thierry Mariani, Délégué general de l’UMP. Palace of Luxembourg.