The 2012 Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will be the special guest of honour at the 2012 Democratic Union of Africa (DUA) Party Leaders’ Meeting in Accra, Ghana.

The meeting will be hosted by the NPP from the 14-16 September 2012, at Alisa Hotel, under the theme ‘Sustaining Democracy and Economic Development in Africa-The Center-Right Way’.

Other leaders expected to address the Meeting include H.E President John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of Ghana, Dr. Kizza Besigye, DUA Chairman, Eirik Moen, International Democrat Union (IDU) Secretary General and leaders of centre-right political parties in Africa.

The Democrat Union of Africa (DUA) is a working association of democratic parties in Africa and like-minded political parties of the centre and centre right.

DUA provides a forum in which Parties holding similar beliefs can come together and exchange views on matters of policy and organizational interest, so that they can learn from each other, act together, establish contacts and speak with one strong voice to promote democracy and centre, centre-right policies around in Africa.

DUA was formed with a belief that democratic society provides individuals with conditions for political liberty, personal freedom and equality of opportunity under the rule of law. DUA promotes a culture of pluralistic competition, enterprise and socially oriented market economy. DUA is the regional organisation of the International Democrat Union (IDU).