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As decided upon during our last congress in Madagascar, AGF sent delegates to support the Swedish Green Party in the September 14th general elections. Other delegates came from Eastern Europe and South America.
All delegates arrived on Monday 8th September and recieved a welcoming dinner, the same night at one of the buildings of the Swedish Parlianment. Green Forum's Chairman, Lars Olof Karlson, Secretary General Chris Ormalm, several board members and EU Member of Parlianment-Bodil...
2010 Platform: Ecological Sustainability
The human community is an element of the Earth community, not the other way around. All human endeavors are situated within the dynamics of the biosphere. If we wish to have sustainable institutions and enterprises, they must fit well with the processes of the Earth. The ideology of industrialism, in both capitalist and communist countries, insists that modern society lives on top of nature and should rightly use and despoil the rest of the natural world...
This article was first published for the COP 15 Global Climate Campaign, and is being republished to emphasize the continued need for climate action as we approach the COP 20 meeting in Lima, Peru this December 1-12, 2014.
To express support for the success of COP meeting, Greens Japan held seminars, events, and parades in 23 locations in Japan（see map below) to call on the Japanese government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2020 without using nuclear power plants.
English version: http://www.globalgreens.org/news/global-greens-climate-change-campaign
Αγαπητα μελη της οργανωσης "Παγκοσμιοι Πρασινοι",
Σήμερα είναι μια μεγάλη μέρα. Σήμερα είναι η μέρα που οι Παγκόσμια Πράσινοι ξεκιναμε την πρώτη μας εκστρατεία - και θέλουμε να ακούσουμε και την αποψη σας!
Η υπερθέρμανση του πλανήτη επηρεάζει τους πάντες, από τους κυβερνώντες μεχρι τους απλούς πολίτες. Τα Πράσινα κόμματα παντού οδηγούν την εκστρατεία για επείγουσες λύσεις κατα της αλλαγής του κλίματος...
To: Global Greens International Secretaries and Primary Contacts,
Global warming affects everyone - and Green parties around the world are taking action on climate change from grassroots to government. From stopping government support for the fossil fuel rush to preserving our natural systems, protecting our climate is a top priority for Greens everywhere.
The Global Greens is launching a Climate Campaign in August 2014 to bring all these actions together. For the first time, we are employing...
Queridos amigos y amigas:
El calentamiento global afecta a todas las personas. Los partidos verdes alrededor del mundo están tomando medidas sobre el Cambio Climático desde las bases hasta el gobierno.
Este mes de agosto, Global Greens lanzará una Campaña sobre el Clima para mostrar cómo el Cambio Climático afecta a los países y comunidades de todo el mundo y cuáles son las medidas que los Verdes están tomando a nivel mundial para crear un futuro sostenible.
Únete a la Campaña:
On Sunday September 21 I will be with my daughter in New York, marching with tens of thousands of concerned citizens – demanding action on the climate crisis. The march is timed to build pressure on world leaders and in support of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s Climate Solutions Summit on September 23.
In December 2013, I was in Warsaw at the 19th Conference of the Parties within the world’s legally binding climate treaty, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change when the Secretary...
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.
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...
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...
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.
Green Party Taiwan is an open platform for civil society, and welcomes all who share in a Green political philosophy, values and goals. This is our time to turn Taiwan around!
Green Party Taiwan shares the spirit of Greens around the world, and since 1996 Green Party Taiwan (GPTW) has been operating from the grassroots building a party genuinely concerned about democracy, human rights, our environment, labor, gender and diversity. For many years the Greens have been actively building a...
The Green Party has today announced a suite of major election policies to transition New Zealand to carbon neutrality by 2050, including a charge on carbon that will be returned to all households as a Climate Tax Cut on the first $2000 of income, leaving Kiwi families better off.
The components of the Green Party climate protection plan are:
A goal of net carbon neutrality by 2050
The establishment of an independent Climate Commission to provide expert and independent advice to the...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Green Party Taiwan is actively supporting the protest movement and calling on the Taiwan government to resolve the issues...