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Democratic Party of Moldova
Foundation of the "For a Democratic and Prosperous Moldova" socio-political movement
The founding conference of "For a Democratic and Prosperous Moldova" socio-political movement (FDPM) was held on February 8, 1997. There were 860 delegates from all Moldovan towns and rayons at the conference. FDPM was founded at the initiative of the members of the "Pro Lucinschi" bloc who intended to establish a centrist movement aimed at supporting the President elected in 1996 in implementing his program. Party governing bodies were elected during the conference. Furthermore, party statute and political programs were approved. Dumitru Diacov was elected the Chairman of the FDPM.
Participation in the governing of Alliance for Democracy and Reforms
Based on the principles of its electoral platform, FDPM decided to join the Alliance for Democracy and Reforms (ADR). ADR Government was formed as a result of complex negotiations and was the first coalition government in the history of the country. ADR Government included representatives of all political parties members of the coalition.
The first congress of the "For a Democratic and Prosperous Moldova" socio-political movement of October 17, 1998
993 delegates from 39 rayons, towns and municipalities were elected at the first Congress. Dumitru Diacov was reelected as the Chairman of "For a Democratic and Prosperous Moldova" movement. The Congress elected FDPM governing bodies and adopted the movement's statute and program. In addition, the first Congress made an appeal to all centrist political parties and socio-political movements to form a single political party capable of influencing the country development.
The second congress of the "For a Democratic and Prosperous Moldova" socio-political movement of April 15, 2000
On April 15, 2000 "For a Democratic and Prosperous Moldova" socio-political movement was reorganized into the Democratic Party of Moldova. The Congress elected the governing bodies, approved amendments to the FDPM statute, and adopted the party political and economic program. Dumitru Diacov was elected as the party Chairman. In the time period within the two FDPM congresses, the movement's membership considerably increased from 8,000 members in 1998 to 25,000 in 2000.
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