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For the first time ever, the Global Greens and the European Green Party will hold their congresses together! This extraordinary event also includes the Global Young Greens congress, the Green Party of England and Wales spring convention, an abundance of workshops and seminars on political themes important to Greens, and enormous fun with new and long-time friends from across the globe! Join us for this unique event in Liverpool, UK, from 30 March to 2 April 2017. Read more
The Global and European Greens Congress "Greens 2017" is getting organised! Registration will open in September, so watch this space: http://greens2017.org Mark your calendars for 30 March - 2 April 2017 to reserve these dates to attend the congress in Liverpool, UK. Visas to the UK can be challenging - information about preparing well in advance!  If you have any questions, you can ask your Green Party's International Secretary, or contact the congress organisers. Read more
Après Bamako en mai, Alger en juillet, c’est au tour de Maurice d’accueillir en août 2016 une rencontre régionale de la Fédération des Verts d’Afrique (FeVA). La rencontre d’Alger tenue du 28 au 31 juillet a, pour sa part regroupé les partis membres de la Fédération nord africaine des Verts, des représentants de la FeVA, la Coordonatrice du Global Greens sous le signe d’échanges et de partage d’expériences avec des experts Algériens du développement durable. La rencontre s’est aussi penché sur... Read more
Green Party Canada (GPC) held its 2016 convention in Ottawa 4-7 August.  The program included an opening by Elizabeth May, Party Leader and MP, European Green Party Representative and Belgium MP Evelyne Huytebroeck, New Zealand Green Party Leader and MP James Shaw, and Federal Council President Ken Melamed, Bill McKibben keynote, a reflective and cathartic "laugh and cry together as we relive the trials and tribulations of 2015" evening, and workshops on a variety of resolutions includeing ... Read more
Créé en Mai 2010, Le PGVM en plus de ses instances nationales et locales dispose d’une organisation de jeunesse et de deux fondations dont celle de la femme verte. De même, il bénéficie d’une représentation au niveau des organes de la direction de centrales syndicales (La Fédération Démocratique du Travail et l’Organisation Démocratique du Travail). Le parti a participé aux élections législatives pour la première fois en novembre 2011 et à couvert le tiers des circonscriptions et a obtenu plus... Read more
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The Green Party United States' (GPUS) Convention was held in Houston, Texas on 4-7 August - I attended to learn about US politics, the GPUS, and to brainstorm ways for GPUS & the Global Greens community to support one another. The convention was an impressive experience and there is much that Green parties globally can benefit learning from the GPUS! Read more
During the APGF's 2016 Study Tour in Sydney, Australia, each APGF member-party provides a 15- 20 minute presentation on their party, the country and its socio-political and economic environment followed by 10 minute Q&A session. The objective was to adapt learnings for use in our own countries and to share experiences so as other members of the Study Tour would learn from what other parties in their countries have done politically. Here are their reports. Read more
The APGF Women's Network encourages gender balanced representation and decision making, and works to accelerate the pace of change needed to see more women in positions of political leadership our region. Read more
Green Parties from Mozambique, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mauritius, the host country, held a meeting of the southern region of the African Greens Federation (AGF) following the election campaign in Mauritius. Topics discussed include: democracy and the means to overcome challenges, such as forming political alliances, financing electoral campaigns, the media and the freedom of expression, and electoral system reform. Congratulations to the election of a new committee of AGF Southern... Read more
Les partis verts du Mozambique, Madagascar, Zambie, Zimbabwe et Maurice, pays hôte, ont tenu une réunion de la Région Sud de la Fédération des Verts Africains après la formation sur les campagnes électorales au Maurice. La réunion a discuté des questions de la démocratie en leurs pays et les moyens identifiés pour surmonter les défis, comprenant: les alliances politiques, le financement des campagnes électorales des partis politiques, les médias et la liberté d’expression, et la réforme de la... Read more
Venezuela is experiencing a social, political and environmental crisis. The political crisis in which we currently live is a scenario of contamination of the free exercise of democracy has been contaminated and criminalisation of peaceful protests. During the 17 years of Chávez & Maduro government, they have taken control of the state's powers of executive, legislative, judicial and electoral to the point of eliminating public funding for political parties and the representation of... Read more
Venezuela en la actualidad atraviesa una crisis social, política, y ambiental. En la crisis política que vivimos en la actualidad nos conseguimos con un escenario de “contaminación en el libre ejercicio de la democracia” y de criminalización de las protestas pacificas. Durante los 17 años de gobierno (Chávez-Maduro) han tenido control de todos los Poderes del Estado (Ejecutivo, Legislativo, Judicial, Electoral y Ciudadano), al punto de eliminar el financiamiento de los Partidos Políticos (... Read more
Habineza – African most affected by climate change
Frank Habineza, president of African Greens Federation, speaks to African Newspage about the Global Greens’ charter whose key action points are dealing with the consequences of climate change and environmental pollution on the continent including droughts, hunger, floods, and desertification. Read more
Ahora, en medio de la crisis total de un país sin dinero, de ciudades sin agua y sin electricidad, poblaciones sin comida, sin salud y sin seguridad, el gobierno “revolucionario” de Nicolás Maduro decreta, en febrero 2016, la creación de la Zona de Desarrollo del Arco Minero, destinada a la explotación a cielo abierto de oro, diamantes, coltran, bauxita, torio, hierro y otros minerales, en una extensión de 111.843,70 km2 a lo largo del rio Orinoco (equivalente al 12 % del territorio Venezolano... Read more
Amid the total crisis of a country without money, cities without water or electricity, people without food, without health, without security, the militarized revolutionary government of Nicolas Maduro decreed in February 2016 the establishment of the Mining Arch Development Zone of the Orinoco river, for the open pit mining of gold, diamonds, coltran, bauxite, torio, iron and other minerals, in an area of 111,843.70 km2 (equivalent to 12% of Venezuelan territory and 3 three times the size of... Read more
En estos días, ante los ojos del mundo entero, está teniendo lugar un ejemplo raro y aleccionador para todos. Entre el Estado colombiano, de la mano de su Presidente, y la guerrilla de las FARC, en la Habana fue firmado el fin de las hostilidades bilaterales y el cese definitivo de fuego. (Spanish and English) Read more
A definitive ceasefire and end to bilateral hostilities was signed between the Colombian state, from the hand of the President, and FARC’s guerrilla fighters. More than fifty years of war seem to have come to an end. And thus one of the bloodiest armed conflicts in Latin American history, leaving more than 300,000 people dead, 4,700,000 displaced and 25,000 missing. Colombians will be asked to vote in a plebiscite in October to approve the peace deal. The plebiscite will be a simple yes/no... Read more
I. SOBRE LA REALIDAD NACIONAL   (1)   Los principales problemas que el país enfrenta en el ámbito económico son el desempleo, la caristia de la vida, la pobreza y la falta de inversión. (2)   En el plano social, la delincuencia, la corrupción, la falta de infraestructura, la crisis de valores. (3)   En el ámbito ecológico, las concesiones mineras, la destrucción de los bosques y áreas protegidas, el canal interoceánico en cuanto otorgamiento a capital internacional de parte de nuestro... Read more
Grace aux contacts, rencontres, échanges, mais surtout communions d’idées, programmes, et coordination intelligente, nous serons en mesure de dupliquer à travers la terre une pensée globale convaincue de l’impérativité du vivre ensemble en paix et harmonie. La chaleur humaine entre écologiques de tous horizons ; je crois que c’est le capital le plus important à communiquer à nos semblables, je veux transmettre à toutes nos sœurs et frères écologistes dans le monde notre disponibilité et notre... Read more
Procès Verbal de la commission organisationnelle de la 3ème réunion des partis verts Nord Africains réunis à Alger ce jour le Samedi 30 juillet 2016. La commission relative aux questions organisationnelles exprime ses vifs remerciements aux autorités Algériennes pour la disponibilité affichée et pour le soutien multiforme apporté à la réussite de cet important évènement. La commission félicite le comité d'organisation mis en place par le Parti Algérien Vert pour le Développement, pour la... Read more

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