ANKARA - With the regional meetings completed, the HDP is now preparing to hold the 4th Ordinary Congress and the 3rd Grand Conference.
The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has completed the pre-ordinary regional meetings and Youth Conference and is now preparing to hold the Congress on 23 February 2020.
Meetings have been held in the Black Sea, Aegean, Çukurova, Central Anatolia, Serhat and Marmara as well as by women and now on 24 and 25 January the party will held its 3rd Grand Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Anka. The slogans of the conference will be "A stronger HDP for a stronger struggle" and "Hêvî em in, serkeftin a me ye" ("Our hope will be our success").
Prior to the Grand Conference will be the 3rd Women's Conference which will be held also at the Hilton Hotel in Ankara on 18 and 19 January with the motto "We are determined to fight for freedom"
The HDP discussed the proposal of Road Map at the meetings held in the Black Sea and Serhat regions on 21 December, the Aegean on 22 December, the Marmara on 28 December, Çukurova and Central Anatolia on 29 December.
The meetings and conferences held by the HDP in 7 regions were joined by members from the provinces of Samsun, Sinop, Rize, Ordu, Corum, Giresun, Amasya, Trabzon, Zonguldak, Van, Hakkari, Agri, Igdir, Mus, Bitlis, Kars, Izmir, Antalya, Manisa, Aydin, Mugla, Denizli, Istanbul, Bursa, Kocaeli, Sakarya, Bolu, Balikesir, Canakkale, Tekirdag, Edirne, Yalova, Adana, Mersin, Hatay, Osmaniye, Ankara, Konya, Kayseri, Kirsehir, Eskisehir.
A total of 1034 delegates, central committee members, Council members, MPs and party representatives attended the meetings and discussed the political and organizational situation of the HDP as well as the road map for the new era.
HDP organized a conference with the participation of 650 delegates from 7 regions and 70 provinces in Amed on 4 and 5 August 2019. Two weeks after the HDP conference, the government appointed trustees to three HDP-run municipalities, including Amed.
Women Regional meetings were held on 21 December in the Black Sea, on 20 December in the Aegean and Serhat, on 22 December in Marmara, on 28 December in Çukurova. Over 500 women, were selected as delegates to the 3rd Women's Conference.
The 2nd HDP Youth Conference was held at the HDP Headquarters on 12 January with the slogan "We are resisting, we will defeat fascism". 170 delegates from all regions attended the conference which elected 45 members to the new Youth Council.