Young Populars

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Young Populars
Mladí lidovci
Chairperson Radovan Gaudyn
Founded2012;9 years ago (2012)
HeadquartersPalác Charitas, Karlovo náměstí 5, Prague
Ideology Christian democracy
Colours Yellow and Blue
Mother party KDU-ČSL
European affiliation Youth of the European People's Party (YEPP)

Young Populars (Czech : Mladí lidovci, ML), or the Youth of the People's Party (YPP), is a political youth organisation in the Czech Republic for students and young people from 15 to 35 years of age and is the official youth wing of the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party, often shortened to lidovci ('the populars'). YPP was founded in 2012 and has 420 members today. The chairman of the Young Populars is Radovan Gaudyn, [1] and the official slogan is "We make the world better place" (Czech: Měníme svět k lepšímu).


Young Populars builds on continuity of the historical Youth of the Czechoslovak People's Party which existed from the 1920s to the 1940s.

List of chairpersons

Board members (2020–present)

YPP Chairman

YPP First Vice-Chairman for PR

YPP Vice-Chairman for Foreign Affairs

YPP Vice-Chairman for the members

YPP Vice-Chairman for Projects and Finance


The club is active all year round and offers a wide range of events from teambuilding meetings through balls, [2] trips, seminars, workshops, lectures, debates to nationwide conferences. [3] The main goal of all events is personal development of man. The most important events of the Young People's Clubs include the Summer Camp, which is held regularly every year. [4]

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