The European Pirate Party

PPEU Conference in Manchester on 01/12/2012 - 02/12/2012

ChairpersonAndy Halsall, Jens Stomber
Rules of ProceduresMartina Pöser
Electoral assistantsJens Stomber, Gerd Fleischer, Thomas Goede
Responsible for the minutesJens Stomber

Delegate participants

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Non-Delegate participants

(5 in total)
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Ressources

Protocol
Pre-conference documents
Resulting documents

Results / Votes

A. Arbitration

  • 1.PPEU shall have a Body For Arbitration.
    • Vote: PPEU shall have a Body For Arbitration.
      • Voting result: Approved (8Y/7N/2A) 1)
  • 2.The Arbitrators will be proposed by the Ordinary Member Parties.
    • Vote: The Arbitrators will be proposed by the Ordinary Member Parties.
      • Voting result: Approved (11Y/3N/3A)
  • 3.Each Ordinary Member Party may propose one Judge.
    • Vote: Each Ordinary Member Party may propose one Judge.
      • Voting result: Approved (11Y/1N/5A)
  • 4. How each Party will choose their Judge is their own business (But preferably in a democratic election).
    • Counter-proposal by Mattias Bjärnemalm (PP-SE) (“How each Party will propose their Judge is their own business (But preferably in a democratic election)”) was approved.
    • Vote: How each Party will propose their Judge is their own business (But preferably in a democratic election).
      • Voting result: Approved (14Y/0N/4A)

B. Organs

  • 16. PPEU shall have a Council and a Board (Council=General Assembly, Board=Executives).
    • Vote: PPEU shall have a Council and a Board.
      • Voting result: Approved (19Y/00N/00A)
  • 17. Each Member Party and Member Organisation will send two Delegates (First and Second Delegate) for the Council.
    • Counter-proposal by Jens Seipenbusch (PP-DE) (“Each Member Party and Member Organisation will send Delegates (and name substitutes) for the Council. (optional: exact numbers are to be determined later)”) was approved.
    • Vote: Each Member Party and Member Organisation will send Delegates (and name substitutes) for the Council. (optional: exact numbers are to be determined later)
      • Voting result: Approved (17Y/00N/02A)
  • 18.The Second Delegate will act as a substitute for the First Delegate and may only decide on the vote, if the First Delegate is not present or unable to vote.
    • Counter-proposal by Jack Allnutt (PP-UK) (“The substitutes may only decide on the vote if the first delegate is not present or unable to vote.”) was approved.
    • Vote: The substitutes may only decide on the vote if the first delegate is not present or unable to vote.
      • Voting result: Approved (19Y/00N/00A)
  • 19.The Second Delegate will become First Delegate, if the First Delegate resigns or is rejected by the Court of Arbitration or his own Party or Organisation.
    • Vote: The Second Delegate will become First Delegate, if the First Delegate resigns or is rejected by the Court of Arbitration or his own Party or Organisation.
      • Voting result: Disapproved (00Y/15N/02A)
  • 20. The Member Party or Organisation may send a new Second Delegate, if the one before either became First Delegate or resigned or was ejected by the Court of Arbitration or their own Party or Organisation.
    • Vote: The Member Party or Organisation may send a new Second Delegate, if the one before either became First Delegate or resigned or was ejected by the Court of Arbitration or their own Party or Organisation.
      • Voting result: Disapproved (00Y/16N/01A)
  • 21. The rules 17 to 20 also apply to Special Members.
    • Counter-proposal by Martina Pöser (PP-DE) (“Statements 17 and 18 that got accepted also apply to Special Members.”) was approved.
    • Vote: Statements 17 and 18 that got accepted also apply to Special Members.
      • Voting result: Approved (14Y/00N/03A)
  • 22. Any other Parliamentary Members of the Council may only attend the Council meetings personally.
    • Counter-proposal by Martina Pöser (PP-DE) (“Any other Parliamentarian Member of the Council may only attend the Council meetings personally and remotely.”) was approved.
    • Vote: Any other Parliamentarian Member of the Council may only attend the Council meetings personally and remotely.
      • Voting result: Approved (12Y/03N/02A)

F. Miscellaneous

  • 48. Discuss the next conference and define an agenda
    • Discuss the next official PPEU statutes conference and define an agenda
      • Maxime Rouquet (PP-FR): In Barcelona it was decided to host the next conference in France. PP-FR have provisionally booked a venue in Paris (for February 9th & 10th).
      • Group volunteered for organising the agenda for France:
        • Martina Pöser (PP-DE), Frantisek Ulc (PP-CZ), Samir Allioui (PP-NL)
        • Announce meetings on the pp-eu.coordinators-ml so anyone can join the meeting of the “Agenda-Group” and listen in. Proposal for an agenda should be put on the ML to get more input on it in advance.
    • Announce / discuss other miscellaneous PPEU events / conferences
      • December 17th 2012 in Rome, announcement of PP-IT election campaign
      • January, 18th-20th 2013 in Hannover, federal election campaign PP Lower-Saxony
      • May, 4th-5th 2013 in Kiev, offer from PP-UA to host a conference in connection to the general election
  • 49. Discuss the formation of a temporary joint political party at EU level until the pirate parties are strong enough to fulfil the criteria.
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Y = Yes, N = No, A = Abstention