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  Central Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Central Committee most commonly refers to the central executive unit of a communist party, whether ruling or non-ruling.
In non-ruling communist parties, the Central Committee is usually understood by the party membership to be the ultimate authority in decision-making once the process of democratic centralism has led to an agreed-upon position
In the United States the Democratic Party and the Republican Party have Central Committees; these act as the leading body of those organizations at the national/administrative level, as well as local committees in a similar capacity within the local Democratic or Republican governments of individual counties and states.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Committee   (243 words)

 Encyclopedia: Central Committee of the CPSU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Committee, abbreviated in Russian as ЦК, "Tseka", was the highest body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).
The Central Committee also made a landmark decision in March 1985 when it elected the reformist Mikhail Gorbachev as the next General Secretary of CPSU with the margin of just one vote more than the hardliner Viktor Grishin.
In April 1917, Stalin was elected to the Central Committee with the third highest vote total in the party and was subsequently elected to the Politburo of the Central Committee (May 1917); he held this position for the remainder of his life.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Central-Committee-of-the-CPSU   (624 words)

 Central Committee of the Communist Party of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (Chinese: 中国共产党中央委员会 pinyin: Zhōngguó Gòngchǎndǎng Zhōngyāng Wěiyuánhuì) is the highest authority within the Communist Party of China between Party Congresses.
The Central Committee has about 300 members and nominally appoints the Politburo of the Communist Party of China.
While the Central Committee does not exercise authority as a corporate body in the same way that a legislature would, it is an important body in that it contains the leading figures of the party, state, and army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Committee_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China   (268 words)

 Central Committee of the CPSU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Committee, abbreviated in Russian as ЦК, "Tseka", was the highestbody of the Communist Party ofthe Soviet Union (CPSU).
Seven yearslater, on October 14, 1964 it was ameeting of the Central Committee that deposed Khrushchev.
Following the failed coup of August 1991, the Central Committee was dissolved as was theCommunist Party itself.
www.therfcc.org /central-committee-of-the-cpsu-25269.html   (352 words)

 Central Committee of the Communist Party of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of (中国共产党中央委员会;) is the highest authority within Communist Party of China between Party Congresses.
In Chinese the committee is sometimes as the three middle because there are three middle s in the Chinese name of the The Central Committee has about 300 members nominally appoints the Politburo of the Communist Party of China.
While the Central Committee does not exercise as a corporate body in the same that a legislature would it is an body in that it contains the leading of the party state and army.
www.freeglossary.com /Central_Committee_of_the_Communist_Party_of_China   (272 words)

 China - Central Committee and Political Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Committee is elected by the National Party Congress and is identified by the number of the National Party Congress that elected it.
Central Committee meetings are known as plenums (or plenary sessions), and each plenum of a new Central Committee is numbered sequentially.
For example, the "Communique of the Third Plenum of the Eleventh Central Committee" (December 1978), which established the party's commitment to economic modernization, resulted from a month-long working meeting that preceded the Third Plenum.
www.countrystudies.us /china/102.htm   (472 words)

 Central Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the United States the Democratic Party and the Republican Party have Central Committees whichact as the leading body of the party in some counties and states.
The Central Committee makes decisions forthe party between congresses and usually is responsible for electing the Politburo.
Central Committee of the Communist Partyof the Soviet Union.
www.therfcc.org /central-committee-29777.html   (148 words)

 News & Views - Jiang Zemin Wins Respect for Absence in New Party Central Committee (11/14/2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
16th CPC Central Committee Elected Jiang Zemin and five of his colleagues in the Party's top decision-making body are not on a new central committee of the CPC elected Thursday morning.
The plenum will elect the CPC central committee general secretary, members of its political bureau and members of its political bureau standing committee, of a new term.
According to the CPC Constitution: the political bureau, the standing committee of the political bureau and general secretary of the CPC central committee shall be elected at a plenum of the central committee; and the general secretary shall be chosen from among the political bureau standing committee members.
www.chinahouston.org /news/20021114075116.html   (499 words)

 The Central Elections Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The committee is formed within 60 days of the induction of the newly formed Knesset, and it continues to function until the next committee is formed.
The Central Elections Committee is comprised of Knesset members (or their delegates) representing various parliamentary groups, and is chaired by a Supreme Court justice.
The committee has many tasks surrounding the elections including the authorization and registration of lists running for Knesset, the financing of elections, the organization and implementation of election day, the publication of election results, and appeals on the results.
www.knesset.gov.il /elections16/eng/about/cec_eng.htm   (115 words)

 Weekly Worker 555 - Thursday December 2 2004
What the central committee is really frightened of is being held to account and put under the spotlight by a well informed, critical membership.
Chosen members of the central committee are each given a session to introduce and then oversee the drafting of a suitably anodyne motion which supposedly sums up what passed for debate.
In terms of the Bolshevik tradition, conference should, of course, elect 100% of the national committee, which in turn would elect the central committee and hold it accountable to the point where individual members or the whole lot can be recalled by a simple majority vote.
www.cpgb.org.uk /worker/555/swpconference.htm   (3524 words)

 CEC CENTRAL COMMITTEE CONSIDERS THE FUTURE OF EUROPE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The special session had been called for by the Central Committee itself, to enable it to consider the fast changing situation in Europe and the role that the churches throughout the continent should play in forwarding the ideal of constructing a European unity.
Apart from the presentations, the Central Committee considered a series of questions under the titles of "Values for Europe", the "Contribution of the churches to the process of European Integration", "Implications of the enlargement of the EU" and "Threats for European Unity: Social, political, ecclesial".
Concluding the day, it was suggested that Central Committee members take the task of formulating the churches' response to the challenges of constructing Europe back to their own churches, and that the CEC itself continue to stimulate action and responses to the events in Europe through its ongoing programmes.
www.cec-kek.org /News/CCEurope.htm   (496 words)

 East Germany - Central Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Committee of the SED is designated by party statute as the highest executive organ of the party and is responsible for carrying out the decisions of the party congress.
When the New Economic System was launched in the 1960s, the Central Committee changed from being a purely acclamatory and declamatory assembly to one increasingly involved in the substantive matters of party organizations and policies (see Economic Policy and Performance, ch.
On occasion the Politburo directs the Central Committee to create special commissions, composed of members of the Council of Ministers and the Presidium, which are tasked with exploring areas of topical interest to the Politburo or the Secretariat.
www.country-data.com /cgi-bin/query/r-5122.html   (252 words)

 ipedia.com: Central Committee of the CPSU Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Central Committee, abbreviated in Russian as, "Tseka", was the highest body of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Its full name was =, or the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the...
In 1957, the Central Committee played a critical role when it overturned a decision by the Presidium (ie the Politburo) to remove Nikita Khrushchev]as party leader.
www.ipedia.com /central_committee_of_the_cpsu.html   (436 words)

 CENTRAL COMMITTEE CONCERN FOR ROMA/SINTI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Committee also asked member churches to dedicate a specific time each year, at least between 2001 and 2003, as a time to both pray and meet with Sinti and Roma, encouraging appropriate activities according to the country or region.
The Central Committee also agreed that CEC and the Brussels-based Churches' Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) should co-operate in organising a consultation on the situation of the Roma in central and eastern Europe.
In a further recommendation, the Central Committee urged member churches to get actively involved in promoting the formulation of just and generous migration and asylum policies in their respective countries.
www.cec-kek.org /News/CCRoma.htm   (232 words)

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Committee members don't want to look like suckers, and if they see the army working strongly, and handing the Palestinians their missiles back, they will vote from the heart, and vote for Sharon.
The prime minister completed a round of phone calls on Friday with Committee members, but his staff continued to work to rally votes over Saturday, while the prime minister was busy with the security incidents in Gaza.
Sharon and Landau are both expected to meet with their followers on Sunday afternoon, for one last briefing before the Committee meeting and the fateful vote.
www.ynetnews.com /articles/0,7340,L-3146789,00.html   (513 words)

 St. Maarten - The Daily Herald Newspaper | St. Maarten/St. Martin - Caribbean
Chairwoman of the Central Committee Maria Buncamper-Molanus said concerns had been expressed during yesterday's meeting with the Evaluation Committee regarding the many tasks of the (office of the) Lt. Governor and whether enough time and energy could also be allotted to the task of local chief of police.
She said the "Evaluation Committee" had been asked to look into the issue of responsibility for immigration and to determine whether the authority for this responsibility was presently properly allocated or whether it would be advisable to reallocate this responsibility to the Island Government.
The Evaluation Committee, she added, was asked to bear in mind that constitutional reform was taking place and that all efforts must take into account the constitutional developments and the eventual demise of the Netherlands Antilles.
www.thedailyherald.com /news/daily/h84/law84.html   (427 words)

 Pilot Stories -3/12/2004 - Reconfiguration committee members announced
The central committee, which is overseen by Bishop Richard G. Lennon, moderator of the curia, will review the recommendations of each of the parish clusters and advise Archbishop Seán P. O’Malley in selecting parishes to close.
The central committee was scheduled to hold the third of four orientation meetings March 10, during which they were to hear “comprehensive presentations on such things as demographics, priestly personnel and finance,” explained Heck.
The central committee will review each cluster’s recommendation and may decide to do one of three things, said Heck: endorse the cluster’s recommendations, endorse the recommendation with qualifications, or add their own recommendations if the cluster did not provide any or if their recommendations could not be supported by available facts.
www.rcab.org /Pilot/2004/ps040312/Reconfiguration_committee.html   (633 words)

 2001 Central Committee archive
The 158-member Central Committee of the WCC adjourned in Potsdam Tuesday afternoon (February 6) after an historic nine-day meeting - the first in an united Germany - that focused on reconciliation and formally launched the WCC's Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV).
The Central Committee reaffirmed its position that industrialised countries "bear the major moral responsibility for precipitating climate change" and asked member churches in those countries to encourage their governments to reduce emissions.
The Central Committee decided that the Ninth Assembly of the World Council of Churches will be held in 2006, but specific dates and a venue for the meeting were not discussed.
www.wcc-coe.org /wcc/who/cc2001/cc2001-e.html   (855 words)

The Likud constitution states that the Central Committee must be convened at least twice a year, but since taking over as Likud party chairman, that same constitution has become increasingly irrelevant.
The next Central Committee meeting, in mid-May, could well be another nail in Sharon's political coffin, as far as his chances of retaining leadership of the party are concerned.
The invitation sent to 2,670 committee members contained the wording of a proposal that will be voted on at the meeting.
club.telepolis.com /lbouzal/hartz3.htm   (725 words)

 deseretnews.com | GOP ousts member of central committee
Mike Ridgway, 45, an often outspoken member of the central committee, was removed Thursday night after the group's executive committee met for three hours at the county complex.
Tiani Coleman, chairwoman of the officers and executive committee members of the Salt Lake County Republic Party, said the committee found the allegations against him credible and he was removed from committee membership.
The committee had a 40-minute discussion and elected to follow that advice and said it would only open the meeting to the public if Ridgway signed a waiver saying he could not sue.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595111455,00.html   (576 words)

 Studies in Intelligence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 1966 Joint Economic Committee of Congress publication of a six-volume compendium on the Soviet economy was discussed in a memorandum by the head of the Information Department of the Central Committee, D. Shevlyagin.
Many Central Committee decisions and instructions thus bypassed or ignored the formal chain of administrative command and were conveyed by a telephone call from a member of the Central Committee or his subordinate to the appropriate state official rather than by an official document.
In 1983, the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces sent to the Central Committee a Russian translation of a NATO document on the evaluation of Soviet military expenditures in the 1970-81 period and their projected growth to 1990.
www.cia.gov /csi/books/watchingthebear/article06.html   (15030 words)

 News & Views - Third plenum of 16th CPC Central Committee closes (10/14/2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Third Plenary Session of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) closed Tuesday in Beijing.
Hu Jintao, general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, delivered an important speech at the meeting, which was presided over by the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
The plenum deliberated and approved two documents -- a decision of the CPC Central Committee on issues regarding the improvement of the socialist market economic system and a proposal of the CPC Central Committee on revising part of the country's Constitution.
www.chinahouston.org /news/20031014124039.html   (163 words)

 PLO Central Committee to Meet Jan 9… if Israel Allows It: Erakat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Palestine National Authority (PNA) confirmed on Sunday that Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) central committee would attempt to meet in the reoccupied West Bank town of Ramallah on January 9, but was not sure the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) will allow the PLO delegates to meet as planned.
The PNA said Saturday President Arafat would call a meeting of the PLO central committee to study a ‘roadmap’ for peace prepared by the quartet, which calls for an independent Palestinian state by 2005.
The PLO’s central committee comprises 128 members and is the bridge between its executive branch, chaired by President Arafat, and the exiled Palestinian parliament, the National Council.
www.palestine-pmc.com /details.asp?cat=1&id=449   (241 words)

 Democratic State Central Committee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The twenty (20) members of the Central Committee from each congressional district shall be nominated in congressional district conventions and shall be elected by the State Convention in each gubernatorial election year, each member to serve a term of four (4) years.
It shall be the duty of the Central Committee, as well as each officer and member thereof, to perfect the organization of the Democratic Party throughout the Commonwealth and to do all within its power to aid in the victory of the Democratic Party’s nominees in all elections.
The Chair of the Central Committee, herein “State chair”, shall be chief officer of the Central Committee.
www.vademocrats.org /Whats_At_Stake/Plan_Article4.asp   (2377 words)

 RNN / Dispute about the Sinti and Roma killed by the nationalists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The central committee of Sinti and Roma attacked the historian Michael Zimmermann and protested against a planned appearance of the scientist at the memorial of the concentration Camp Buchenwald.
The director of the KZ-memorial, Volkhard Knigge, rejected the central committee reproach as ‘‘total buncombe’’, as Zimmermann is the one historian who has devoted personal interest to fate of Sinti and Roma.
The central committee combined their criticism of Zimmermann with the demand for their own seat in the foundations committee of the memorial Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora.
www.romnews.com /a/47-97.html   (315 words)

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