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The Green Party is calling on the New Zealand Government to use its presidency of the UN Security Council to introduce a determination, in the form of a presidential statement or resolution following the Open Debate, that climate change is a threat to international peace and security. “New Zealand can use its UN Security Council presidency to highlight the threat that climate change poses to international peace and security,” said Green Party global affairs spokesperson Dr Kennedy Graham. “... Read more
Año Nuevo del Sur
Para conmemorarlo en nuestro país (Chile) organizamos actividades culturales, seminarios, talleres y encuentros socio político que nos permitieron reflexionar de nuestro rol transformador. Para los ecologistas es una oportunidad que nos permite religarnos con los ciclos de la Tierra en esta parte del mundo e invitar a nuestros compatriotas a reconocernos como hermanos e integrantes de la gran cadena de la vida que se ordena en torno a los ciclos naturales.                              El año... Read more
Graffiti by N_Grams: 'NO' in German, 'YES, IN' in Greek
Breaking news, 6 July 2015.  Greece has voted a resounding 'no' in Sunday's referendum. Final result 61.3% 'no', 38.7% yes............................................................. After 5 years of Troika and Austerity, the crisis deepening continuously, and the public structures falling apart, we have arrived at a point where Greeks haven’t much to lose anymore. The new Greek Government, SYRIZA which is governing together with ANNEL which is a right party, and with the collaboration of the... Read more
Windy Wellington
In an effort to tackle climate change and to improve the conditions of political leadership in Indonesia that is still far from green values, the existence of a Green Party Indonesia has become urgent. In many cases, the oligarchy of current political parties still obstructs the leadership of the good people and the work of Greens in Indonesia. Thus, there is no other choice but to build the Green Party of Indonesia as early as possible to save the good people and promote Green politics. The... Read more
Windy Wellington
Dalam upaya mengatasi perubahan iklim dan dalam kondisi kepemimpinan politik di Indonesia yang masih jauh dari nilai-nilai hijau, keberadaan Partai Hijau Indonesia menjadi mendesak. Dalam berbagai kasus, oligarki partai terus menghambat kepemimpinan orang-orang baik dan kerja-kerja kaum hijau di Indonesia. Sehingga, tak ada pilihan lain selain membangun Partai Hijau Indonesia sedini mungkin untuk menyelamatkan orang-orang baik serta mempromosikan kaum hijau. Hembusan angin kaum hijau dari... Read more
On 25 April 2015 a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal at 11:56am and several aftershocks followed. The April 25 and May 12 earthquakes were among the deadliest natural disasters to occur in Nepal. The earthquakes caused a significant loss of human lives, property and damaged cherished heritage sites. Schools, hospitals and local clinics, infrastructure including roads and drinking water networks have suffered immensely. The death toll has already surpassed 8,800 and over 21,300 people have... Read more
台灣綠黨參加亞太區域綠黨大會(APGF)促成實踐多元性別主流化等多項決議 記者陳俊廷/高雄報導, Peoplesnews.tw 2015-06-17 21:17 台灣綠黨共同召集人李根政17日指出,日前參與在紐西蘭首都威靈頓城舉辦的亞太綠黨大會,與澳洲、紐西蘭、日本、韓國等十個國家綠黨國會議員及代表會面,提出包括承認台灣為主權獨立國家等五項決議獲得大會通過。 綠黨指出,相較於台灣在國際社會中處處碰壁,無法與各國政府建立正式外交關係的處境下,台灣綠黨積極與亞太地區綠黨建立起的網絡與友誼,實為珍貴的外交資產,值得長期深耕發展。 台灣綠黨代表團十二人,於6月12日至16日參與在紐西蘭首都威靈頓城舉辦的亞太綠黨大會,台灣代表團在會中提出五項決議獲得大會通過。包括承認台灣為主權獨立國家,要求中國撤除飛彈、落實公平選制、實踐多元性別主流化、重新檢討TPP(跨太平洋戰略經濟夥伴關係協議)及歸還原住民族土地等五項決議文。 綠黨指出,多元性別主流化的決議,是亞太綠黨大會成立以來第一個關於多元性別的決議文,要求各國政府應實施在各個政策執行層面上,考慮多元性別群體的處境及需要;有關原住民決議,... Read more
Too often, the concerns of Pacific Island nations are jettisoned in favour of bigger nations’ interests. The Asia Pacific Greens congress aims to change that Read more
World Environment Day is celebrated every year on 5 June as the United Nations’ main way of raising global awareness of the need to take positive action to protect our nature and our planet. The Global Greens are joining the celebration and supporting the initiatives that are being made on 5 June by Greens all over the world. As well as being a celebration, World Environment Day 2015 is a reminder of how far we are from living within the ecological and resource limits of the Earth and from... Read more
Greens Leaders in Munich at the G7 protest
As G7 leaders meet in Schloss Elmau in Germany this weekend, we, the representatives of Green Parties from participating countries (EU, UK, France, US, Canada, Italy, Japan & Germany), call upon the global leaders to urgently address the climate challenge with more ambition than they have shown so far, especially in view of the upcoming Paris Climate Summit ‪#‎COP21‬ In particular, we express five demands that address various dimensions of the global political turnaround that is... Read more
The UK election is over. The Green Party Korea expresses the deepest gratitude for the UK Green Party’s hard work as a member of the Global Greens. The interesting result of the election was reminiscent of Korean politics. Read more
Container ship, Singapore (Ruben Schade)
Trade is back on the policy agenda of civil society and Green parties throughout the world. But this time around the political battles are not centring on the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, as was the case at the turn of the millennium. And the main question is not about the effects of trade liberalization on developing countries. Nowadays, trade is high on political agendas because many industrialized and emerging countries are engaging in a competitive race to establish deep... Read more
James Shaw, NZ Greens MP
Despite all the rhetoric of ‘free trade’, historical evidence shows that deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) are designed to advance the interests of multinational companies above all else. The TPP is a multilateral trade agreement being negotiated between New Zealand and eleven other Pacific/Asian countries, including the United States. However, those negotiations are being conducted almost entirely in secret. Members of New Zealand’s right-wing National government have... Read more
Red rice paddy field, Japan
Greens Japan wants to see the TPP negotiations stopped and instead work towards a different structure for a more fair and eco-friendly Asia-Pacific region Read more
Mining La Oroya, Peru - ISDS dispute case
International trade cabals will override democracy, labour and eco protections, say US Greens Read more
Global Greens
The Global Greens are seeking a committed, capable and energetic person to be the new Coordinator of the Global Greens. The successful person will work collaboratively with Greens globally and play a central role in the development of the world’s most progressive political movement. The position is based in Brussels. Read more
Accords de pêche
Les accords de pêche consistent en une délivrance de quotas pour un nombre de navires ciblés et sur des espèces, contre une contribution financière établie sur un nombre d’années et versée par tranche. Mais, si ces accords sont très attendus au niveau des budgets des pays africains grâce aux ressources financières qu’ils génèrent, ils ne rencontrent pas l’assentiment des acteurs de la pêche aussi bien artisanale qu’industrielle. Pour eux, il serait impensable de discuter des accords de pêche... Read more
Genocide meeting in a armenian church. Photo: Grig24
April 24 is the day the world remembers the genocide of about a million Armenians killed by the Ottoman government. A hundred years and four generations since that time, the pain of these atrocities is still felt by the global community.   The Global Greens calls on the governments and people of Turkey and Armenia to use this opportunity to genuinely begin the healing and reconciliation process through civic dialogue and normalising diplomatic relations.   Important measures for improving... Read more
Party leader Ville Niinistö
The Finnish parliamentary election took place on Sunday 17th of April, 2015. The Finnish Greens got an outstanding result: 8,5 % and 15 seats. This is an increase of 5 seats from the previous election. More than 250 000 Finnish people voted for the Greens in Finland. - We won, says Ville Niinistö, chair of the Finnish Greens. - Our result was better than ever before. We gained seats in new areas, for instance in Central Finland and Eastern Finland. A positive thing is that we got the first two... Read more
Mapamundi_Gall–Peters. Illustration: Strebe
Every year on April 22, over a billion people in 190 countries take action for Earth Day. It marks the 45th anniversary of what many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.  The Global Greens network will join them. Our member parties will take part in the activities that are being organised around the world. Like Earth Days of the past, Earth Day 2015 will focus on the unique environmental challenges of our time. The fight for a clean environment is urgent. Our... Read more

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