Published 3rd May, 2011
Founded in 1996 as a merger of the Movement of Free Democrats (KED) and the Democratic Socialist Reform Movement (ADISOK). The KED had been launched in 1993 by ex President George Vassilou. It describes itself as a liberal party.
The KED won two seats with 5.1% of the vote in the 1996 general election and in 2001they retained one seat but lost that seat in 2006. Currently they have no members of the House of Representatives.
EDI is a member of the European Liberal Democratic and Reform Party.