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Tribute to Dr. Louise Crossley who, among her many feats & contributions to the Greens movement, prepared the Global Greens Charter. Her commitment, fortitude and inspiration brought the Charter to life. Louise died in Hobart Tasmania on Thursday 30 June. She made a magnificent contribution and will be greatly missed by the many who were touched through her amazing life.
Read about the Charter being endorsed at the 1st Global Greens Congress held in 2001:
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
記者陳俊廷/高雄報導, Peoplesnews.tw 2015-06-17 21:17
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
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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
International trade cabals will override democracy, labour and eco protections, say US 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.
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...
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...
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...