The Young Democrats are part of a worldwide family of social-liberal youth organisations. Some examples are the Danish Social Liberal Youth, the Liberal Youth of Sweden, the Young Liberals of Norway, the Flemish L², the British Liberal Youth and the Young Liberals of Canada. The Young Democrats often work closely with their international sister organisations.
The Young Democrats of the Netherlands, together with the Youth Organisation Freedom and Democracy (JOVD), are members of both the European Liberal Youth (LYMEC) and the International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY). Young Democrat Bart Woord was the president of the IFLRY Bureau from November 2009 to November 2010. Currently, from November 2010, Ivo Thijssen is the representative of the LYMEC Bureau in the IFLRY Bureau.
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