By SWAPO Party Constitution, there shall be a Central Committee of SWAPO Party. The Central Committee shall be the highest organ of authority between two congresses and its Chairperson shall be the President of the Party.
The Central Committee shall consist of 70 members, including the president, Vice-president, the Secretary general and deputy Secretary General who shall be elected directly by the congress, six (6) to be appointed by the president, three (3) elected secretaries for the wings and thirteen elected regional Coordinators.
A minimum of ten (10) years of continuous membership in SWAPO Party shall be required for a member to be eligible for membership of the Central Committee. The Central Committee shall discuss, adopt, review, amend or annul its own resolutions, decisions and recommendations and/or those of the Political Bureau.
In addition, the Central Committee shall convene the congress of SWAPO Party. The Central Committee shall meet annually or as often as it shall be requested by the Political Bureau. All members of the Central Committee shall be compulsory required to attend all meetings of the central Committee, except those who may be on specific and urgent missions or duties of the party or its government.
- A member of the Central Committee who fails to be present at three consecutive meetings without valid reasons shall cease to be a member of the Central Committee.
- The Central Committee shall elect from amongst its members, the Political Bureau and all national officers, other than the president, the Vice-President, Secretary General and deputy Secretary General.
- The Central Committee shall consider current of the policy and practice of SWAPO Party, adjust its political view, respond timely to new problems and determine concrete political stands towards solutions to such problems.
- The Central Committee shall determine the most appropriate ways and means of promoting the political education and development of the cadres of the Party.
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SWAPO PARTY MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE 2018 – 2022
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G. 57 MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE SWAPO CONGRESS 2017