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Greens around the world join global day of action on 21 September The Global Greens call on the world’s leaders to commit personally at the UN Climate Summit to tackling climate change with the urgency and boldness needed to avoid catastrophic global warming. The UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September is the first big event on the road to the UNFCCC Conference of Parties in Paris in December 2015 where a binding global climate agreement is due to be completed. With just 15 months to the... Read more
The Global Greens calls on the leadership in Israel and Hamas to end the vicious cycle of violence to each other and to themselves, including: 1. a sustainable ceasefire, 2. immediate and ample humanitarian aid delivery to all in need, 3. the advancement of peace negotiations free of pre-conditions, and 4. an investigation into violations of international law. 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 Global Greens utterly condemn the massacre perpetrated by the military against supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, Alexandria and other centres in Egypt on 14 August 2013. The violent dissolution of the sit-ins in Al-Nahda Square and Raba’a al-Adawiyya demonstrates that the military forces in Egypt are not responding to the ongoing social and political crisis in Egypt in a democratic and peaceful manner. We call on the military government to halt the violence immediately and for... Read more
Egyptian dishes, Thomas Leplus
Perpetrators of the brutal crackdown against Morsi supporters must be brought to justice  The Global Greens call on the Egyptian authorities to bring to justice those responsible for the brutal crackdown on Friday 26th July against supporters of ousted President Morsi, with its terrible toll of dead and injured. We call on all political factions to end the clashes on the street and on the Government to take all necessary measures to restore peace and prevent similar atrocities from happening... Read more
The Global Greens strongly condemn the widespread indiscriminate espionage revealed by US whistleblower and former National Security Agency (NSA) employee, Edward Snowden, and declare their support for his courageous conduct. In revealing the existence of massive data surveillance and listening systems such as PRISM and Tempora operated by US secret services, often in cooperation with those of other countries, Mr Snowden has done the world a service. The Global Greens, the network of more than... Read more
Pakistan Greens Chair Liaquat Ali Shaikh, his wife and driver were attacked at gunpoint and robbed on June 19, 2013 in Hyerabad city, Sindh province, Pakistan. This follows the murder of a Greens activist during the Greens’ election campaign. Preceding this campaign Liaquat Shaikh was kidnapped and held for a week to deter him from continuing in Green politics. The Global Greens express grave concern at this latest attack and call for the Pakistan authorities to investigate thoroughly,... Read more
Pakistan Green Party activist, Mr Shahnawaz Panhwer, was killed by unknown people at Dadu, Sindh province on 28 April 2013. The assassination followed threats by representatives of the outgoing government, and demands that the Greens candidate of Dadu PS-73, Mr. Imtiaz Ali Panhwer, withdraw from the forthcoming national elections. The Global Greens strongly condemn this murder and call upon the Pakistani authorities to begin an immediate investigation into the crime and publish their findings.... Read more
The global impact of the Fukushima disaster highlights the responsibility of all nations to ensure the safety of citizens and protect our planet for future generations. We are all implicated in the nuclear supply chain, whether that be through uranium mining, refining, power generation, radioactive waste, nuclear weapons, or through complicity by not discouraging the practice of our trading partners. Read more

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