EPDP Winds Up its 2nd Congress with Great Success in Wiesbaden, Germany

2015-07-31 13:37:58 Written by  EPDP Information Office Published in EPDP News Read 3728 times

Proceedings of the second congress of the Eritrean People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) ended on 30 July with great success in Wiesbaden, Federal Germany, after adopting basic party documents including timely political resolutions and recommendations.

The congress also elected a new 33-person Central Council that included 36% new council members and included youth. All five women candidates in the election registered resoundingly high scores to become Central Council members. In fact, the highest scorer of votes was Ms Adiam Teferi followed by Mr. Mesfin Hagos, a veteran freedom fighter.

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This five-day second part of the congress in Wiesbaden, the capital of the Frankfurt region or the Federal Hessen state, was a follow up of the first phase of the congress that took place in Gondar, Ethiopia, between 15 and 19 July 2015. Of the total 93 actual participants for the second party congress, 27 attended the congress in Gondar and 66 in Wiesbaden. According to earlier estimates up to 120 delegates were expected to take part in the congress but some could not make it due to several technical hiccups.

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The results of discussions in Gondar and Wiesbaden on every article of the political programme, party constitution, political resolutions as well as the voting outcomes were computed to give the final decisions.

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The two-part congress also adopted 12 very important resolutions on several burning national issues including the joint tasks in removing the dictatorship in the country; the roles of the young generation, the Eritrean women, the army and the various justice-seeing forces in the current struggle as well as in post-dictatorship Eritrea.

The outcome of the congress, including the political resolutions, will be released during the Eritrea Festival in Frankfurt that opens on August 1, 2015.  

EPDP Winds Up its 2nd Congress with

Great Success in Wiesbaden, Germany

EPDP Information Office

Proceedings of the second congress of the Eritrean People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) ended on 30 July with great success in Wiesbaden, Federal Germany, after adopting basic party documents including timely political resolutions and recommendations.

The congress also elected a new 33-person Central Council that included 36% new council members and included youth. All five women candidates in the election registered resoundingly high scores to become Central Council members. In fact, the highest scorer of votes was Ms Adiam Teferi followed by  Mr. Mesfin Hagos, a veteran freedom fighter.

This five-day second part of the congress in Wiesbaden, the capital of the Frankfurt region or the Federal Hessen state, was a follow up of the first phase of the congress that took place in Gondar, Ethiopia, between 15 and 19 July 2015. Of the total 93 actual participants for the second party congress, 27 attended the congress in Gondar and 66 in Wiesbaden. According to earlier estimates up to 120 delegates were expected to take part in the congress but some could not make it due to several technical hiccups.

The results of discussions in Gondar and Wiesbaden on every article of the political programme, party constitution, political resolutions as well as the voting outcomes were computed to give the final decisions.

The two-part congress also adopted 12 very important resolutions on several burning national issues including the joint tasks in removing the dictatorship in the country; the roles of the young generation, the Eritrean women, the army and the various justice-seeing forces in the current struggle as well as in post-dictatorship Eritrea.

The outcome of the congress, including the political resolutions, will be released during the Eritrea Festival in Frankfurt that opens on August 1, 2015.    

 

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