Tough negotiations: the CDU decides to compromise on women's quota

The CDU leadership wants to introduce by the year 2025, to a binding women's quota of 50 percent. The structure and bylaws Commission agreed according to infor

Tough negotiations: the CDU decides to compromise on women's quota

The CDU leadership wants to introduce by the year 2025, to a binding women's quota of 50 percent. The structure and bylaws Commission agreed according to information from the German press-Agency party circles early Wednesday morning after a good eleven hours of tough negotiations. The lead in the search for a compromise Secretary-General Paul Ziemiak had. Criticism came from the CDU economic Council. The final decision on the mandatory quota has to make the for the beginning of December, the planned Federal party conference in Stuttgart.

The discussion about a clear Status for the "lesbians and Gays in the Union" (LSU) has been postponed. They will be led this Wednesday (9.30 PM).

gradual increase of the ratio of a circle level

The compromise to the share of women in party offices and mandates stipulates that there is a gradual increase of the quota for Board elections from the County level. So the 1 to. January 2021, a women's quota of 30 percent shall apply, and 1. January 2023, a rate of 40 percent. At the beginning of the year 2025, a women's quota of 50 percent applies accordingly.

The scheme is to apply for group elections of Board members for Vice-chair and Board member. For individual elections of the Chairperson, members, officers, or treasure-master on the Federal level, the regulation should not apply.

deviations from the women's quota in exceptional cases possible

From the women's quota should only be deviated from if there is not enough female candidates to stand for election. The ratio in this case is not satisfied in a first ballot, it is invalid. Only after a third ballot is allowed to remain a actually of a woman occupying the place empty. dpa Paul Ziemiak, CDU General Secretary, is coming to a press conference after the meetings of the Board of management and Presidium of the CDU in Konrad Adenauer house, and takes his mouth-nose-mask.

In the election of delegates for party congresses at the state and Federal level it should according to this information, a dynamic quota type. So here is to from 1. January 2021, a quota of 30 percent shall apply. Of female members share of 30 percent should apply in state associations, a rate of 40 percent. From a members share of 40 per cent women, there should be a ratio of 50 percent. The background is that the party should represent days in the future, more realistic than in the past the membership.

list of schedules to give of the beginning of 2021 based on the first ten places, a quota of 30 percent women. Starting in 2023, from 2025 to 50 percent is provided, therefore, a rate of 40 percent. At least on every third, then to a female candidate.

"Political Parents" is to come

The Commission proposes in accordance with the indications from party circles, a "political parents time" to introduce. Children should not be a Problem for political commitment, it means to justification. At all levels from the local up to the Federal Board to give this proposal the opportunity to have Offices for up to a year to rest, and then again to perceive. A deselection of young parents to be, therefore, at this time only by a two-thirds majority is possible. dpa/Kay Nietfeld/dpa Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) is listening in the Foyer of the Federal Chancellery, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (CDU), which is connected via Video,.

The structure and bylaws Commission of the party agreed to this information, in addition to the party stronger than before digitisation to adapt. Accordingly, it will be proposed to the 1001 delegates to the party conference, among other things, Online-to allow a party to days in a legally secure anchor and digital bodies meetings. In addition, at the level of the circle of associations digital officer should be introduced in the Board of Directors.

in the first place and for "lesbians and Gays in the Union" in the party

The "lesbians and Gays in the Union" (LSU) according to any one of the Secretary-General Ziemiak draft in the future, with a permanent place within the party are to be anchored. "We now have the Chance to make our CDU in the social reality will arrive, and also, at last, for the rights of all in the area of LGBTQ to use", - stated in the paper. The term LGBTQ stands for lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, transgender and queer people. On this point, negotiations should be this Wednesday.

CDU economic Council criticises plans

The CDU economic Council sees the plans for a mandatory quota for women critical. "In the CDU, I wonder if this woman needs in the face of a Chancellor, of an EU President of the Commission, and is currently a party Chairman, and three out of five tips of their ministries in a feminine Hand, even debate," said the President of the CDU-affiliated Association, Astrid Hamker, the "Passauer Neue Presse" (Wednesday).

With reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and party boss Annegret Kramp-karrenbauer, said Hamker: "to Me, efforts from Mrs Merkel for the economy or the Mrs Kramp-karrenbauer of the CDU quite unusually motivated and unrealistic to happen." As no leadership positions could be arranged in the premises of the top, so it's behaving with candidates in a party. 3 No-Gos, the your heart damage: what you should to do is FOCUS Online 3 No-Gos, the your heart damage: what you should not do Hearty oven-potato: So easy to succeed in the full-fledged main dish PCP Hearty oven-potato: So easy to succeed in the full-fledged main dish

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Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 03:27

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