The Democratic Party (formerly Convergence and Will - CiV) is the main Occitanian political party, indeed, the President of the Union is its reference member, as well as the government and the absolute majority of the members of the Assembly.
Founded initially has Convergence and Will (CiV) on June 30, 2019 by former members of the Melocoton Party after the re-creation of Occitania, the party is the only active during the first months of the revival of Occitania and thus win the first elections.
On October 30th 2019, the party gathered in congress (called All Saints 2019 Congress), chooses to change its name for a better visibility on the international level as well as to focus on a liberal social program. The same day, Vicent Branchadell decides to leave the party to recreate his former Catalanist party, Montserrat, while remaining in the government coalition.
On November 9th 2019, the party has established the Juntos coalition in Aswington in order to restore the statu quo before dissolution of Popular Union of Occitania.
This party was considered as a Left-wing political party. The main axis of the CiV ideology is the ecology, this means that all the politics made by its members are made with an ecological action in his first months. After the congress of All Saints 2019, the party considers itself a social democrat.
On domestic topics, the party is republican and federalist. Inside Nova-Occitania, the party advocates a great devolution of powers and skills, the union between the Constituent Territories is made in international topics.
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The Conseil d'État is the political body of both Benyamin and Shalom
The first logo of the Democratic Party represented a blue Lion, under a white background. Below was marked the name of the party in all the languages of the Union of Nova-Occitania.
On May 31, 2020, a new logo was unveiled. This time the colors are reversed, blue becomes the background color and the logo symbol becomes a letter of the Greek alphabet, the Delta (Δ), the first letter of the word "Democracy" in Greek (δημοκρατία) in white color. Below, a single appellation replaces all of the old translations. Indeed, the world "DEMOCRATES" is written in white. Democrates can be translated to "Democrats" in both French, Castillan and Catalan, the main languages of the Union of Nova-Occitania.