Dignity and Truth Platform Party

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Dignity and Truth Platform Party

Partidul Platforma Demnitate şi Adevăr
AbbreviationPPDA
ChairmanAndrei Năstase[1]
FoundedDecember 2015
Preceded byForce of the People Party
HeadquartersChişinău, Moldova
IdeologyPopulism
Pro-Europeanism
Political positionCentre-right
European affiliationEuropean People's Party (observer)[2]
Parliament
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District Presidents
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Website
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The Dignity and Truth Platform Party (Romanian: Partidul Platforma Demnitate şi Adevăr, PPDA) is a centre-right political party in Moldova, led by Andrei Năstase, a lawyer and former prosecutor. It established in December 2015 as a result of the long-term anti-government demonstrations. The party calls for a complete change of the current political class and reset of the political system. The Party became a Observer Member of the European People's Party in 2017.

History[edit]

On 24 February 2015, an initiative group, consists of 14 persons (journalists, analytics, social activists) announced the creation of the civic movement called Dignity and Truth Platform. The purpose of this movement was to supervise the government activity. Since April Platform had organized many numerous meetings where people expressed their dissatisfaction with the government. After almost one year of the protests, the leaders of Platform had made decided to create a political party to be an alternative to the actual parties considered controlled by oligarchs.

Ideology[edit]

The party leadership has expressed opposition to the "oligarchic mafia government" and to Vladimir Plahotniuc, considering him the head of this system. They support early elections to form authentic pro-EU reformist government.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrei Năstase, ales preşedinte al Partidului Platforma Demnitate şi Adevăr din Republica Moldova". Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Action and Solidarity Party and Platform "Dignity and Truth" become members of European People's Party". moldova.org. December 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "Eastern Partnership Poster Child Breaks Bad. Again". Retrieved 18 December 2015.

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