|Young Civic Democrats|
Mladí občanští demokraté
|Ideology|| Liberal conservatism |
|Mother party||Civic Democratic Party|
Young Civic Democrats (Czech : Mladí občanští demokraté, MOD) is a political platform within the Civic Democratic Party. It consists of young people. It is considered a competitor to the Young Conservatives. It had 2,000 members in January 2018 making it the largest youth wing in the Czech Republic. Its members are also members of the Civic Democratic Party.
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