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The Global Greens are concerned for the well-being of the National Organising Secretary of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda (DGPR), Mr Jean Damascene Munyeshyaka, who went missing on 27 June. We strongly support the call by the DGPR for the Rwandan authorities to expedite their investigations. People should be able to participate in politics without fear for their safety. Read more
The Green family is the world's fastest growing political family with members in nearly 90 countries. Friends of Global Greens (FROGG) are working together to make the Global Greens into a truly influential organisation – and we need you to join us. YOU can become a FROGG by making a regular donation to the Global Greens. You will join others across the globe working together to enhance Green cooperation and create global partnerships, offer capacity building and support global networks and... Read more
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By Marko Ulvila The results of the month-long Indian parliamentary elections were announced on May 16, 2014. The Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increased its vote share to 31 percent and got a simple majority in the Lower House (Lok Sabha) with 282 seats out of 543. Other partners in the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) secured 54 seats, taking the NDA tally to 336 seats. The gain of 166 seats is the biggest victory since the 1984 election where Rajiv Gandhi of the... Read more
The Global Greens join the global condemnation of the conviction of the three Al Jazeera journalists accused by Egyptian authorities of ‘falsifying news’ and call on the Egyptian authorities to secure their release urgently. This decision follows a succession of court rulings denying defendants the right to a fair trial and violating the basic tenets criminal law, most recently the mass sentencing of Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death which the Global Greens have previously condemned. [... Read more
On May 28th 2014, the Global Greens was legally recognized as an International Non-Profit Organization in Belgium. We are proud of this achievement and a big thank you to all the people who contributed and supported the registration process. Read more
There have been a succession of court rulings in Egypt applying the death penalty, most recently therecommendation by an Egyptian judge to execute 683 Muslim Brotherhood supporters on charges of murdering a police officer and committing violence in Al-Minya province. If implemented this would constitute a macabre world record for mass judicial executions in contravention of international law. Read more
By Suresh Nautiyal (Green activist, journalist and GGC Member) IN INDIA, the 16th Lok Sabha (lower house) General Election will conclude this May 12, 2014 and the election results will be announced on May 16 about India's next central government. The outcome is uncertain. Whereas Indian voters feel disenchanted with the ruling United Progressive Alliance led by the Indian National Congress (INC), the main opposition National Democratic Alliance led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not... Read more
The Global Greens are deeply concerned by the intensifying crisis in the Ukraine and express their solidarity with Ukraine’s democratic movement and with all its people. The crisis must be resolved through dialogue. All parties involved should do their utmost to negotiate a peaceful solution that respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity as well as the legitimate interests of the ethnic Russian population. The agreement reached by the United States, Russia, the European Union and the Ukraine in... Read more
On April 26th across Europe and the world, activists and citizens alike are remembering the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in Ukraine on April 26th 1986. Read more
On April 26th across Europe and the world, activists and citizens alike are remembering the explosion and fire at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, in Ukraine on April 26th 1986. Read more
The first ever 'be green globally' event will start on April 12th and last until the Earth Day on April 22nd. Organized in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and United States, it can be joined from everywhere by registering to www.begreenglobally.org. Be green globally is a ten-day sharing of ideas and helping to raise money for our common efforts to make the world we live in a greener, cleaner, more inclusive one for us and all those that follow us. Read more
The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change fifth assessment report has been released, warning that the effects of climate change are already been felt across the world and are likely to become “severe, pervasive and irreversible” in the years to come. Read more
The Global Greens whole-heartedly welcome this week’s ruling by the International Court of Justice to end Japan’s so-called ‘scientific’ whaling in Antarctic waters and not grant future permits under the current research programme. In response to a case started by Australia in 2010, the Court found that Japan’s whaling program in the Southern Ocean was not scientific and was therefore illegal under the rules of the International Whaling Commission. This decision is the culmination of a decades-... Read more
The Taiwan Sunflower Student Movement, also known as the March 18 Student Movement or Occupy Taiwan Legislature, is a protest movement that began on March 18, 2014, in the Legislative Yuan and continues to spread with tens of thousands of people from around the country joining the demonstrators. 台灣太陽花學運—又稱「318學運」、「佔領國會事件」—是指2014年3月18日開始,在立法院內的抗爭運動,全國各地成千上萬人紛紛加入抗爭,規模持續擴大。   Green Party Taiwan is actively supporting the protest movement and calling on the Taiwan government to resolve the issues... Read more
The Taiwan Sunflower Student Movement (太陽花學運), also known as the March 18 Student Movement (318學運) or Occupy Taiwan Legislature (佔領國會事件), is a protest movement that began on March 18, 2014, in the Legislative Yuan and continues to spread. Tens of thousands of people from around the country have joined the demonstrators. Green Party Taiwan is actively supporting the protest movement and calling on the Taiwan government to resolve the issues by peaceful means including through a participatory... Read more
At the Nuclear Security Summit in the Hague on March 24-25, leaders from more than 50 countries will discuss “nuclear terrorism” and the dangers posed by the spread of nuclear technology. However, nuclear disarmament is not on the agenda. The Global Greens, the global network of over 90 Green parties and political movements,urgently call on the world leaders gathered at the Summit to work for direct and complete nuclear disarmament. Read more
On March 11th 2014, the day of the 3rd anniversary of the Fukushima explosion, Greens all over the world organised actions and events to remember, to show support to Japanese people and to remind their fight against nuclear power.  According to the Global Greens Charter, Political action point 3.5 "The Greens oppose any expansion of nuclear power and will work to phase it out rapidly" Facebook album collects pictures of Green Actions Globally. If you have more send it to secretary@globalgreens.... Read more
The European Greens have condemned the recent terrible bloodshed in Ukraine and stated their solidarity with the Ukrainian people in efforts to reach a peaceful, stable and democratic solution. No government in the world has the right to use such violence against its own people, as has happened in recent days. Dozens of people were killed and countless people injured. Greens have expressed their sincere condolences to the families and friends of the victims and called for those responsible for... Read more
Ska Keller (Germany) and José Bové (France) have been selected to lead the Greens in their upcoming European election campaign. The two are the winners of the historic Green Primary, the first ever Europe-wide open online process to select leading candidates for the European elections. Ska Keller and José Bové will be the figureheads of the third common Green European campaign, and lead the united Green parties of Europe in spreading the message that we can and will bring the change that EU so... Read more

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