Money: CDU party conference decides on basic value charta

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The CDU party conference has approved a basic value charta to give a clearer profile after the election defeat in the Bundestag election last year. The delegates voted on Saturday in Hanover in several votes on partial chapters for the proposal of the application commission. The Charter is the first step towards a new fundamental program that is to be decided until the European elections in 2024.

Der CDU-Parteitag hat eine Grundwertecharta gebilligt, um sich nach der Wahlniederlage bei der Bundestagswahl wieder ein klareres Profil zu geben. © Ronny Hartmann The CDU party conference has approved a basic value charta to give itself a clearer profile after the election defeat in the Bundestag election.

The CDU's last fundamental program dates from 2007. The adoption of a new concept before the Bundestag election 2021 no longer came about despite several years of preparations. In the coming year, a member survey and a convent are to take place.

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After the lost Bundestag election, the CDU must "work out positions that distinguish us crystal clear from other parties", and again "get a burning, a captivating story", said the chairman of the fundamental commission, Carsten Linnemann. The goal must be "that every CDU member is awakened by three at night and everyone immediately says: 'First, secondly, third.

The Charter emphasizes the "Christian understanding of man" that combines "individual freedom with responsibility for others". As a popular party, the CDU wants to bring "Christian social, liberal and conservative attitudes (...) into harmony" and stand for a "policy of measure and middle". Among other things, the goals are generational justice, child and family friendliness, education for everyone, consistent climate protection, social justice and economic strength.

Long discussions existed before the adoption of a passage in which the "actual equality of men and women" is required. Several applications called for the word to be replaced by "equality" or "equal opportunities". Redner put the word "equality" in the context of a left -wing politics that makes specifications for social issues and does not correspond to the profile of the CDU.

Apparently the controversial debate about the introduction of a women's quota for board positions from the previous day, which was ultimately decided. The controversial passage for equality was then voted separately on Saturday and change claims with 434 against 356 votes.

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