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Global issues at the National Conference

In a world where everything is interconnected, we mustn't lose sight of global issues at our National Conferences.

By Viv Glance, Australian Greens International Secretary and Convenor of our Global Issues Working Group.

Original article: https://greens.org.au/magazine/global-issues-national-conference
 

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Green Party Korea 2018 Local Election Report

From Feminist Seoul Mayor to Jeju Governor with No Development

“I am a Feminist Candidate for Seoul Mayor.” (Shin, Ji-ye candidate for Seoul Mayor)

“Let’s Vote for our Dream! No Development, Yes Basic Income! (Go, Eun-young candidate for Jeju Island Governor)

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The Practice of Green Politics: an Asia Pacific Greens Webinar with Christine Milne

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Global Greens Webinar in collaboration with the Asia Pacific Greens Women's Network

What is Green politics? 

Why join the Green party and not another party?

How to practice Green ideology when conflicts arise within the party?

What's distinctive about Green leadership?

 

Korean Feminist candidate fares well in Seoul mayoral race despite opposition

Green Party candidate Shin Ji-ye who ran on a platform of feminism and the protection of animal rights surprised voters after finishing fourth in this year’s heavily contested Seoul mayor’s race. The feminist candidate won over 80,000 votes, according to the National Election Commission, fending off competition from the likes of left-wing candidate Kim Jong-min from the Justice Party. Shin is thought to be the first candidate in South Korea’s political history to openly run on a feminist platform.
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India Greens Introduction by Party Convenor Suresh Nautiyal

The seeds of India Greens (pan-India Green party) were sown in a meeting on 2nd of July 2017 in New Delhi. More than 40 people from 17 Indian states came together to express that they needed a Green party in the country. They knew for sure that there was an urgent need for a Green party in the era of globalisation, marketisation and climate change. And due to this, they were aspiring for last several years to found this party. There were attempts in the past which nonetheless failed, but provided a solid basis.

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THE NEW ZEALAND GREENS’ LONG ROAD TO GOVERNMENT

An interview with co-leader and climate minister from the New Zealand Greens on their successes in government so far and the challenges that lie ahead.
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India Greens Welcomes Scott Ludlam

New Delhi, April 5, 2018:  The India Greens – the emerging national Green party in the country – welcomed Mr Scott Ludlam, a leader of the Australian Greens and a former Senator in the national Australian Senate from July 2008 to July 2017, in New Delhi on 4th of April 2018.

The India Greens thanked Mr Ludlam for visiting India and meeting with the party leaders.

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Greens are Everywhere, Including Nepal!

Wonderful article about the Nepali Greens' Green Camp project & election campaign 2017. Giz Watson of the Australian Greens' International Development Committee gives a good example of Global Greens solidarity in action!
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Green Party Korea's Statement on the resumption of Nuclear Power plant construction

Green Party Korea refines its policies and activities for nuclear phase-out and continues to strive for the cancellation of the construction of Shin-Kori units 5 and 6 nuclear power plants and for nuclear phase-out! Read in this Korean Greens' statement how the party actively informs the public of the risks and costs of nuclear power generation, advances nuclear phase-out of Korean society, and enables public opinion to have a real impact on public policy.
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New Zealand Green Party Calls on Israel to respect UN resolution

The Green Party has called on the Israeli Government to re-evaluate its negative response to the latest UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East and to respect its provisions, providing an opportunity for the peace process to bear fruit.
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