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There’s momentum brewing that we wanted to share with you. It started with conversations between Global Greens facilitated by our incredible convenor Keli Yen. It then solidified as Greens supported one another to send delegates to COP24. It expanded with a Global Greens climate change webinar with 50 attendees from every possible time-zone. And this is coalescing in the formation of a Climate Change Working Group. Read more
On May 23-26, citizens of 27 countries will go to the polls to elect 705 Members of European Parliament. These elections come at a crucial time: some opinion polls, such as those seen here and here, show that Europe’s far-right political parties are poised to make gains in their seat totals, threatening the democratic nature of the European Union with authoritarian and nativist rhetoric. It also comes at a time where the biggest issues facing people in Europe transcend borders, becoming global... Read more
The European Elections are 23-26 May 2019. This Webinar will discuss different ways to mobilise the expat vote and why it's important! The EU Expat Vote is a part of the Global Greens Democracy Campaign, which aims to increase Green votes among expats (people living outside their country of citizenship).  The EU Elections are our first case study and our objective is to run these campaigns all around the world at every election! When:  Thursday, 7 March 2019, 6-7pm CETJoin URL: https://zoom.us/... Read more
11 March 2019 is the 8th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown disaster. Greens Japan tells us in this interview about how It’s going for the Greens in Japan now. Watch the video for a touching personal story about what it;s like to live in Fukushima in 2011 and today. Read more
At COP24 - the United Nations meeting on climate change held in Katowice, Poland in December 2018 - Greens activists, elected representatives and 7 Global Greens Delegates were busy using whatever means they could to push for an actionable global agreement to keep the world from warming beyond 1.5 degrees celsius Above 1990 levels.  COP24 focused on how exactly countries will hold each other accountable to reducing emissions at the scale and speed needed to stay below 1.5C.In this webinar, we... Read more
The most progressive countries working in this COP are those that have been formed with Greens in their governments. Ministers of climate, energy and environment from Sweden, New Zealand, and Luxembourg are playing prominent roles at this COP and are Green Party members. Greens note that those governments pushing back on climate action are the same ones who increasingly reject immigration, stoke fear of the “other,” and ignore the need for social justice and eradication of poverty. “In this,... Read more
KATOWICE-Representatives from Green Parties around the world gathered for COP24 calling for meaningful action to meet the clear challenge of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on 1.5 degrees. A press conference will be held Friday December 14, 2018 at 3pm CET. A live stream is available on the COP24 media page. Read more
Greens Movement increasingly appeals to voters frustrated with traditional mainstream parties Read more
Ce dimanche, une vague verte a déferlé dans toute la Wallonie et à Bruxelles ! Le signal envoyé par les citoyens et les citoyennes au cours de ces élections communales 2018 est clair et fort : ils veulent une alternative. Et ils ont choisi Ecolo.Nous voulons apporter des réponses à la crise climatique.Nous voulons assainir la politique.Nous voulons relier et relayer davantage les citoyens et les citoyennes.Nous voulons la politique autrement, avec des mandataires qui se consacrent à 100 % à... Read more
"The impact of militarism & capitalism on environmental justice: How can the Greens use a peace-oriented security policy to achieve a demilitarised world?" A Global Greens webinar in collaboration with Green Party United States Read more
The European Green Party wishes to congratulate the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda after its success in parliamentary elections on 3 September.  The party won 5% of the national vote, allowing them to enter parliament for the first time with 2 seats.European Green Party co-chairs Reinhard Bütikofer, Monica Frassoni and Committee Member Evelyne Huytebroeck made the following comments:“We congratulate Rwandan Green party leader Frank Habineza and Secretary General Jean-Claude Ntezimana for... Read more
Miljöpartiet de gröna's 2018 election poster
The Global Greens calls on voters around the world to vote Green in 2018 at local and national elections everywhere and at the EU elections in 2019 because climate change is happening now and is impacting us in a big way. The following statement gives an insight into the experience, impacts and urgency of climate change occurring right now in each region of the world. Read more
DGPR in Nyaruguru
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda receives 5% in the parliamentary elections of 3 September 2018 which has enabled the party to enter the Rwandan Parliament for the next five-year term (2018-2023). Read more
Expats, let's get organised and influential for elections of the 100 Green parties globally - and the 2019 European elections! Welcome to the First Meet-up of Greens Abroad in London! Read more
The Ecological Green Party of the Republic of Moldova expresses expresses its concern about the intensification of military activities of the occupation forces of the Russian Federation, stationed in the Transdniestrian separatist region of the Republic of Moldova. Read more
African Green Federation (AGF), following with great interest Zimbabwe's presidential elections on July 31, 2018, was shocked to discover the scenes of violence and horror perpetrated against civilians by government soldiers.Several civilians belonging to opposition political parties were killed at close range by government soldiers setting off a manhunt in the ranks of the opposition. Several opposition leaders are wanted and abducted and their homes visited at night. It is in this climate of... Read more
Green parties in Sweden, Norway & Finland call for a risk and ability assessment to collaboratively confront our shared climate change challenges. "We, leaders of three Nordic Green Parties, believe that in a situation where climate change is expected to give our countries a much warmer climate that makes our extensive pine forests more vulnerable to fires of the kind now raging, the Nordic countries need to develop their common ability to create and maintain a robust and sustainable... Read more
Greens/EFA MEP Julia Reda at the JURI committee meeting vote on copyright in the digital single market. Photograph © European Union 2018
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) met in Strasbourg between 2 - 5 July to debate and vote on a host of issues. It also included a speech by Austrain Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to mark the beginning of Austria's presidency of the Council of the European Union and a 'Future of Europe' speech by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as part of a series of debates by national leaders. Here are 5 key takeaways for the Greens at a European level:The reform of the copyrigt law.  In a hotly... Read more
Solidarity action to support Turkish Greens held by the Party of Greens of Ukraine members July 30, 2018 in Kyiv in front of Turkish Embassy. Read more
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has submitted to the National Electoral Commission a list of 34 parliamentary candidates, which includes 16 women and 18 men.DGPR’s third congress held on 23 June 2018 confirmed the party’s participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections. It also confirmed the revised political platform which will serve as a manifesto. Election will be held on 2nd and 3rd September, while campaigns will begin on 13th August and end on 1st September.Please find the... Read more

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