Proposals of WOM

During the PB 1 quarter meeting in Astana, WOM Chairperson Eva Repkova made a presentation stressing out important points and proposing:

  • To include in FIDE handbook the minimum required percentage of female principals and female arbiters in official FIDE tournaments (at least 25%)
  • To include to FIDE handbook the minimum required percentage of female appointed FIDE officials (at least 25%)
  • To include in FIDE handbook the minimum required percentage of female commission officials with voting rights (at least 25%)

Presidential Board highlighted the importance of gender equality and women empowerment and decided the following :

Q1PB-2019/31 To approve the inclusion in the FIDE Handbook “A quota of 25% of women shall be reserved for the following positions: arbiters in the official FIDE events, principals in the official FIDE events, appointed FIDE officials, FIDE commission members”. 

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