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List of Motions

Below is a table of the original Draft Resolutions & Amendments which were voted on at the Global Greens Congress in Liverpool.  

Table of Contents:

  

List of Resolutions Submitted before the Congress:

Note. Amendments to resolutions were discussed by workshops in ‘compromise amendment sessions’ (CAS) which in most cases resulted in an amended resolution being proposed for adoption by the Congress

 Resolution Title:

Proposed Amendments: Decision:

1. Future of the Global Greens 

English

1.2. Future of the Global Greens

1.1 Future of the Global Greens

Proposed by Global Greens Coordination

1.3. FPVA amendment from the floor: in Clause 3 insert the word ‘voluntary’ before ‘funding’

1.2 Proposed Amendment - 2 (Germany)

1.2 Proposed Amendment - 1 (Germany)

1.1 Proposed Amendment - 1 (Greece)

Outcome: Global Greens - Stepping up for the future Resolution is adopted.

1.3. Decision deferred pending further discussion.

Amendment withdrawn.  African, European and Americas federations agreed to write a joint letter stating that the interpretation given to clause 3 by the FPVA (that contributions other than fees are voluntary) is shared.  

1.2.-2 Withdrawn

1.2-1 Withdrawn

1.1. Referred to Global Greens Coordination for consideration

Français 1.1. Résolution sur Le Futur des Global Greens    
Español 1.1 Futuro de los Global Greens    
Esperanto 1.1 Futuro de Tutmondaj Verduloj / Global Greens    
  
2. USA-Mexico Border Wall
English

2.2 Walls (after CAS workshop)

2.1 USA-Mexico Border Wall

2.2.2. Revised resolution: Walls (after Compromise Amendment Session)  and further amended to incorporate German amendment

Proposed by: Partido Verde Ecologista de Mexico, Les Verts Suisse/Die Gruenen (Switzerland), EELV-Les Verts (France)

2.2.1 Proposed Amendment (Germany)

2.1.1 Proposed Amendment - 1 (United States)

2.1.2 Proposed Amendment - 2 (France)

2.1.3 Proposed Amendment - 3 (France)

2.1.4 Proposed Amendment -4 (Swizerland)

Outcome: Walls Resolution is adopted.

Walls (after Compromise Amendment Session) and further amended to incorporate German amendment.

Proposed by: Partido Verde Ecologista de Mexico, Les Verts Suisse/Die Gruenen (Switzerland), EELV-Les Verts (France)

2.2.1  Amendment rejected

EGP (Reinhard Buetikofer) exercised the federation’s right to block the decision to reject the amendment.

Decision deferred pending further discussion.


 
Español 2.1 Muro Fronterizo EUA-México    
 
3. Conflict in Yemen
English

3.1 Conflict in Yemen

Proposed by the Scottish Green Party

  Outcome: Conflict in Yemen Resolution is adopted
 
4. Ecocide, Ethnocide, Extractivism and Land Grabbing
English

4.2 Ecocide, Ethnocide Extractivism and Land Grabbing FINAL VERSION FOR PLENARY

4.1 Ecocide, Ethnocide, Extractivism and Land Grabbing

4.1 Proposed Amendment - 1 (United States)

4.1 Proposed Amendment - 2 (France)

4.1 Proposed Amendment - 3 (Germany)

4.1 Proposed Amendment - 4 (Germany)

Outcome: Ecocide, Ethnocide, Extractivism and Land Grabbing Resolution is adopted
 
       
5. Advancing LGBT+ Rights
English

5.2. Advancing LGBT+ Rights (after CAS workshop) FINAL BEFORE PLENARY APRIL 2

5.1 Advancing LGBT+ Rights

5.1 Proposed Amendment - 1 (Taiwan Green Party)

5.1 Proposed Amendment - 2 (Groen, Belgium)

5.1. Amendment - 3 (Germany)

Outcome:  Advancing LGBT+ Rights Resolution is adopted.
 
 
6. Healthy Oceans and Protection of Marine Biodiversity Dolphins and Cetaceans
English

6.2.3 Ukraine (dolphins and whales) FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

6.2.2 Resolution Protection of Coral Reefs FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

6.2.1 Healthy Oceans for a sustainable development FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

6.1 Healthy Oceans and Protection of Marine Biodiversity Dolphins and Cetaceans

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 1 (Netherlands)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 2 (Netherlands)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 3 (Netherlands)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 4 (Germany)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 5 (Germany)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 6 (Germany)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 7 (Germany)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 8 (Germany)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 9 (Germany)

6.1. Proposed Amendment - 10 (Germany)

Outcomes: 

Healthy Oceans for Sustainable Development Resolution is adopted 

Protection of Coral Reefs Resolution is adopted.

Dolphins and whales protection motion is withdrawn.



 
7. Veterinary medicinal products: an issue for human health
English

7.2 Veterinary medicinal products: an issue for human health FINAL BEFORE PLENARY APRIL 2

7.1 Veterinary medicinal products: an issue for human health

 7.1. Proposed Amendment - 1 (Finland) Outcome: Veterinary Medical Products: an issue for human health Resolution is adopted.
 
8. For an international recognition of the crime of ecocide
English

8.2 For a binding environmental law architecture to tackle envir FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

8.1 For an international recognition of the crime of ecocide

Amendment from the floor: In Clause 7 include ‘sexual orientation’

8.1. Proposed Amendment - 1 (Finland)

8.1. Proposed Amendment - 2 (Germany)

8.1. Proposed Amendment - 3 (Germany)

8.1. Proposed Amendment - 4 (Germany)

8.1. Proposed Amendment - 5 (Germany)

8.1. Proposed Amendment - 6 (Finland)

Outcome: For an International Recognition of The Crime of Ecocide Resolution is adopted.
 
9. Right-wing Populism and Anti-Racism
English

9.2 Green Commitment to Counter Right-Wing Extremism and  FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

9.1 Right-wing Populism and Anti-Racism

9.1. Proposed Amendment - 1 (Finland)

9.1 Proposed Amendment - 2 (France)

9.1. Proposed Amendment - 3 (France)

9.1. Proposed Amendment - 4 (Finland)

9.1. Proposed Amendment - 5 (Finland)

Outcome: Amendment adopted & "Green Commitment to Counter Right-Wing Extremism and Racism" Resolution as amended is adopted.

 
10. Transition away from coal and fossil fuels
English 

10.2  Transition coal to renewable FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

10.1 Transition away from coal and fossil fuels

10.1 Proposed Amendment - 1 (Australia)

10.1 Proposed Amendment -2 (Finland)

10.1 Proposed Amendment -3 (Germany)

10.1 Proposed Amendment -4 (Germany)

Outcome: "Transition away from coal and fossil fuels" Resolution is adopted.
 
 
11. Phase Out Nuclear Energy Globally and Urgently from Northeast Asia and Indigenous Lands
 English

11.2 Phase Out Nuclear Energy Globally and Urgently from Northeast Asia and Indigenous Lands FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

11.1 Phase Out Nuclear Energy Globally and Urgently from Northeast Asia and Indigenous Lands

11.1 Proposed Amendment - 1 (Finland)  Outcome: "Phase Out Nuclear Energy Globally and Urgently from Northeast Asia and Indigenous Lands" Resolution is adopted.
 
12. Electoral Reform for a More Participatory Democracy
English

12.2 Electoral Reform for a More Participatory Democracy FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

12.1 Electoral Reform for a More Participatory Democracy

12.1. Proposed Amendment -1 (Finland) Outcome: "Electoral Reform for a More Participatory Democracy" Resolution is adopted.
 
 
13. Reparations for 197 years of slavery and slave trade in Mauritius and its aftermath
English

13.2 Reparations for slavery and slave trade and its aftermath FINAL BEFORE PLENARY

13.1 Reparations for 197 years of slavery and slave trade in Mauritius and its aftermath

 13.1. Proposed Amendment - 1 (Finland) Outcome: "Reparations for slavery and slave trade and its aftermath" Resolution is adopted.
 

 

 

Emergency Resolutions

Title

Proposed Amendments Outcome:

Emergency Resolution 1 - UN legally binding international nuclear weapons ban treaty 

Proposed by: Green Party of England and Wales, Austrian Greens

  Outcome: "Endorse the objectives and UN negotiations for a legally binding international nuclear weapons ban treaty" Resolution is adopted.

Emergency Resolution  2 - Large-scale detentions of peaceful protesters, pressure on the media and political repressions in Belarus

  Outcome: "We strongly condemn the large-scale detentions of peaceful protesters, pressure on the media and political repressions in Belarus" Resolution is adopted.

Emergency Resolution  3 - Venezuela

Proposed by: Movimiento Ecológico de Venezuela

Emergency Resolution 3 - Proposed Amendment (GPEW and DE Groenen)

 

Outcome: Amendment passed.  "VenezuelaResolution is adopted as amended.

Emergency Resolution  4 - Support the Colombian pursuit of peace, the fight against corruption and the environment priorities

Proposed by Alianza Verde (Colombia)

Emergency Resolution 4 - Proposed Amendment -1 (GroenLinks Netherlands)

Outcome: Amendment passed

"Support the Colombian pursuit of peace, the fight against corruption and the environment priorities" Resolution is adopted as amended.

Emergency Resolution  5 - New Israeli settlement in the West Bank

Proposed by Scottish Green Party

  Outcome: "New Israeli Settlement in the West Bank" Resolution is adopted

Emergency Resolution  6 - South China Sea Dispute 2017

Proposed by Green Party Taiwan

Emergency Resolution 6 -  Proposed Amendment -1 (GroenLinks Netherlands)

Outcome: Amendment passed.

"South China Sea Dispute 2017" Resolution is adopted as amended.

Emergency Resolution  7 Repudiation of Barrick Gold in Argentina

Proposed by Green Party of Canada on behalf of Argentinian Greens (not full members)

  Outcome: "Repudiation of Barrick Gold in Argentina" Resolution is adopted

Emergency Resolution  8 Rejection resolution 3339 E 2017 Argentine government

Proposed by Partido Ecologista Verde on behalf of Argentinian Greens (not full members)

  Outcome: "Rejection resolution 3339/E/2017 Argentine government" Resolution is adopted

 


 

 

The Timeline for Submitting Resolutions & Amendments:

10 February 2017

Deadline for Resolutions submitted to the Resolutions Committee at [email protected]

Emergency or last minute resolutions will be accepted only if:

  • they are urgent 
  • relate to a new political issue or event which has occurred after 10 February 2017 
  • relevant to or proposed by a Congress workshop session.

30 March 2017.

Deadline for Amendments submitted via the form provided.

31 March, Friday

Compromise Amendment Sessions are held at congress.

Emergency resolutions must be received by 8 pm (local time) on 31 March 2017.

1 April, Saturday

Compromise Amendment Sessions are held at congress.

Amendments to the Emergency Resolutions may be proposed up to 8 pm (local time) on 1 April 2017.

2 April, Sunday 

Voting on the Resolutions adopted by the congress.


List of All Motions for Member Party Consideration

Proposals that are not given formal consideration were presented to the congress delegates by being posted on a wall of the congress venue for viewing and upon which delegates could indicate their support by writing their Member Party’s name directly on the posted form. Such texts are not considered adopted and therefore do not represent officially the view of the Congress. (Congress Procedures, sec 5.7) 

The Resolutions Committee prioritised globally relevent issues for plenary vote, whereas locally relevant issues are shared for Green parties to endorse at their local level but will not be presented for plenary vote.
 
The following is a list of proposals for reference by Member Parties:
 
Title: Proposer:
Addressing Growing Inequality Australia: Australian Greens
Alternative Progress Measurements Australia: Australian Greens
Establishment of an on-going global working group on alternatives to GDP Australia: Australian Greens  
Providing Asylum in Australia Australia: Australian Greens
Supporting Sovereignty and Treaty for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Australia: Australian Greens 
Abolish the Death Penalty in ASEAN Indonesia: Partai Hijau Indonesia
Establish A Green Equatorial Bloc Indonesia: Partai Hijau Indonesia 
Stop Ethnic Cleansing against the Rohingya Indonesia: Partai Hijau Indonesia
Stop Extrajudicial Killings in the Philippines Indonesia: Partai Hijau Indonesia 
Support in Setting Up an Ad Hoc Human Rights Court for the Past Human Rights Abuses in Indonesia Indonesia: Partai Hijau Indonesia
Unveil the Truth of Sewol Ferry Disaster! Korea, Republic of: Green Party Korea
An International Court of Justice for Environmental issues. Mauritius: Les Verts Fraternels
Support for the return of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO to Mauritius, now a US military Base Mauritius: Les Verts Fraternels
Animal-Free Circuses / Circos Sin Animales Mexico: Partido Verde Ecologista de México
Protection of Priority Species / Protección de Especies Prioritarias Mexico: Partido Verde Ecologista de México
Working Group on Mandatory Ecology Education / Grupo de Trabajo sobre Educación Ambiental Obligatoria Mexico: Partido Verde Ecologista de México
Stop Air Pollution in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia: Mongolian Green party
Respect Indus Water Treaty Pakistan: Pakistan Green Party
Global governance resolution Taiwan: Trees Party Taiwan
Liberacion de Los Presos Politicos, Respeto Al Derecho a Votar y a La Autonomia de Los Poderes Pubilcos en La Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela Venezuela: Movimiento Ecológico de Venezuela
 
 

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