YIDD Meets EU at [Archives:1997/39/Local News]

September 29 1997

Dutch Embassy Upon an invitation by Mr. Peter Dorst, the counselor at the Dutch embassy in Sana’a, a meeting took place with members of the Yemeni Institute for the Development of Democracy (YIDD). Holland being the current representative of the EU in Yemen, the purpose of the meeting was to acquaint the EU representative with the new YIDD board of trustees. The meeting took place on Tuesday 23th September at the Dutch embassy in Sana’a. Mr. Dorst has promised that the EU will support the YIDD’s activities within the general democratization process. The delegates explained that the recent problems that had befallen the YIDD have now been satisfactorily resolved. The new board of trustees is now in the process of restructuring and revitalizing the YIDD and amending its status charter. Also, the YIDD ahs announced moving its head office to a new location near Hadda street.