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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
In November 2013, Iran, the US, Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany, known as the P5+1, reached an interim agreement to halt Iran’s nuclear program for six months in return for the easing of sanctions on Iran. This nuclear deal has the potential to transform Iran’s international relations and enhance Middle East stability. The Global Greens cautiously welcome the agreement as a first step towards greater stability, peace and well-being for the people of Iran, the Middle East and the... Read more
The Global Greens express their deep sadness at the death of Nelson Mandela, a great humanitarian, freedom fighter and peacemaker. We join the people of South Africa and the world over in mourning Nelson Mandela but also in celebrating his life and the inspiration he has given to so many. Read more
Chevron-Texaco quit Equador in 1992 after discharging over 18.5 billion gallons of toxic water into the rainforest in the previous 8 years, in one of the world’s greatest environmental disasters. In 2011, an Ecuadorian court sentenced Chevron to pay $9.6 billion, rising to $18bn without a public apology. Chevron refused to apologize and has never paid the damages. Global Greens endorse the European Greens Resolution "Chevron - Texaco and the environmental disaster in the Amazon". Read more
At a ceremony in a sunlight garden in La Paz, Bolivia, the representatives of the Global Greens sign the statute which give legal statute as mandated by our congress in Dakar 2012. The Global Greens were founded in Canberra, Australia, 2001. Check our Facebook album Read more
The annual meeting of the Global Greens Coordination (GGC) takes place this week in La Paz, Bolivia, between November 24th and 27th, 2013 and is followed by the Federation of Greens of the Americas (FPVA) congress from November 27th to 29th, 2013. The GGC is the coordinating body of the Global Green movement and comprise more than 80 Green parties worldwide. Specific areas where we will seek to deepen our agreements and intensify our work during these meetings include the following Read more
The Global Greens call for governments in Warsaw to meet the challenge of the climate crisis and move quickly to create safe climate economies that are socially just, don’t rely on fossil fuel use and allow humanity to live within the Earth’s ecological limits. Greens globally are committed to continue working inside and outside parliament for urgent action on climate change, both directly and through the UN system. Read more
It’s not even summer and huge bushfires have broken out along Australia’s east coast, especially in the blue mountains near Sydney where hundreds of houses have burnt down. The Greens are pointing out that climate change means we can expect larger, more frequent and more terrifying wildfires. The new conservative government doesn’t want to talk about the connection; instead it’s winding back climate action. Read more
As a last recourse to a long battle started in 1989, an unlimited hunger strike has started on Sunday 6 October 2013 at the historical Company’s Garden, in Port-Louis, capital of Mauritius, by members of “Verts Fraternels” (Greens from Mauritious). They are claiming from all parties concerned (the Mauritian government and private sector, France, Great Britain and the Netherland) reparations for the Mauritian descendants of slaves, known locally as the Creoles, through a Green Reparation... Read more
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its 5th report on the on 27 September 2013, bringing together over 800 scientists to make a comprehensive assessment of what we know about the science of climate change. Read more
The Norwegian Green Party Wins a Seat in Parliament! By Eva GoesThis is the first parliamentary win for the the Norwegian Green party (Miljøpartiet De Grønne) since its establishment 25 years ago.  In the previous Parliament elections in 2009 the Norwegian Greens received 0.3% of the vote; this year support reached nearly 4% in an opinion poll.  Rarely has a party grown so quickly.Miljøpartiet De Grønne's (MDG) main message was focused on the environment and quality of life.  As other parties... Read more
Australia has swung to the right. It’s not a landslide but the conservative Abbott government will have a comfortable majority in the new parliament. The Greens are jubilant about holding Adam Bandt’s seat in the House of Representatives with a massive swing of 7.8% giving him a primary vote of 43.4% (the lower house of parliament has single member electorates and preferential voting). The Greens are also more likely than not to have ten Senators in the new parliament, one more than at present... Read more

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