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Dehradun, Uttarakhand, March 7, 2016 The Uttarakhand Parivartan Party or UKPP is going to hold a Candle March in the city of Dehradun (Ghantaghar--Gandhi Park--Ghantaghar) on the eve of the International Women’s Day to draw public-attention towards the increasing incidents of human trafficking and women’s exploitation in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India.  As the world is gearing up to celebrate the International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Salt area in the district of Almora in the... Read more
On the eve of the International Women's Day, the UKPP or Uttarakhand Parivartan Party organised a Candle Marchin Dehradun, UK to draw attention of the Harish Rawat Government of the Congress party in Uttarakhand towards the incidents of 11 women missing from the Salt (सल्ट ) area of Almora district and sexual exploitation of the inmates of a Distressed Women's Home in Dehradun, UK. कल शाम यानी महिला दिवस की पूर्व संध्या 7 मार्च को उत्तराखंड प्रदेश के कुमाऊँ मंडल के सल्ट छेत्र से 11 महिलाओं की... Read more
Indonesia Green Union conducts green political schools to educate women at the village, district, town and province levels so that they will be ready to participate in Indonesia's legislative elections in 2019. Read more
The Global Greens welcomes the Green Party of Lebanon as the newest member of the Asia Pacific Greens Federation (APGF)! Read more
Message from the East African Greens Federation: Solidarity with all the people of the world. Solidarity with nature and the ecological system. Solidarity with future generations. Together against racism, ethnic violence and genocide. We need environmental protection. We all need peace and stability. Stop land grabbing. Against conflict minerals and illegal mining. Equal and fair representation. Strong democratic institutions. Read more
Rosa Martínez es la coportavoz de EQUO y ha sido recientemente elegida Diputada en el Congreso. En esta breve entrevista, nos cuenta su experiencia en la campaña electoral, en la cual EQUO concurrió en las listas de Podemos.  Si quieres saber más acerca de lo que han representado estas elecciones y de la nueva transición en España, te recomendamos este artículo publicado en la Green European Fundation. **The interview has English subtitles. You can activate them!  Read more
Rosa Martínez is the cospokeperson of EQUO, the Spanish Green Party and recently elected as Member of Parliament. She told us about her experience and thoughts in the campaign and after: how she works to defend the core values of the Greens, her view about the political transition in Spain and lessons learnt after this experience. In this short interview you can listen Rosa's insights and a little about what's happening in Spain. If you want to read more, we strongly recommend you this article ... Read more
Este año se celebran numerosas elecciones en Europa, fundamentales para la política de cada país, pero también para el rumbo de Europa.En la imagen, tenéis un buen resumen de los European Greens con las fechas de las próximas elecciones. Let's make our voice heard to build a better future all together around the world. ‪#‎VoteGreen2016‬ Te recomendamos que sigas sus campañas. Les deseamos buena suerte a todos los Verdes en estas elecciones: Partido Verde (Irlanda), Alianza 90 / Los Verdes (... Read more
Many elections are being held this year in Europe. And Green Parties are running to fight for people and the planet!Let's make our voice heard to build a better future all together around the world. ‪#‎VoteGreen2016‬We recommend you to follow their campaigns. We wish good luck to all Greens standing for election: Green Party (Ireland), BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN (Germany), ДOM (Macedonia), Alexander Van der Bellen from Die Grünen Österreichs (Austria), Scottish Green Party & Green Party of... Read more
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La Corte Constitucional de Colombia sentencia de la Sala Plenadel día, prohibió definitivamente realizar actividades mineras de cualquier tipo en las zonas definidas como páramos. Este es un hecho significativo para la lucha que el Partido Alianza Verde de Colombia realiza sistemáticamente en la defensa del medio ambiente y contra la política extractivista tan de moda hoy en la mayorías de paises de nuestra America. Igualmente la Corte tumbó el artículo 51 del Plan de Desarrollo, que facultaba... Read more
2016 isn't just the election year here in Australia. As members of the Global Greens network, we look forward to participating around the world. Read more
As the ink dries on the Paris Agreement concluded in December, the significance of the event is now being weighed up. At one and the same time, it is an ‘historic moment of hope for humanity’; it goes ‘nowhere near far enough’; and it is even a ‘fraud’. Which is correct? For Christiana Figuerres, Executive Director of UNFCC, the Agreement, “establishes a new model of 21st century diplomacy”. The global problems of the 21st century are different; they are not zero-sum; they invite the... Read more
Dr Kennedy Graham, MP (NZ) The 2015 Paris outcome is going to require higher standards of behaviour from all 196 Parties to the Framework Convention.   The Paris Agreement aims to ‘strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change’; Article 4 provides that “developed country Parties should continue taking the lead by undertaking economy-wide reduction targets”. In the accompanying COP-21 decision, the Conference notes with concern that “much greater emission reduction efforts... Read more
DGPR meeting
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, takes on this moment to thank all party members, supporters, the media fraternity, Government of Rwanda, the International community, the Global Greens Family and the general public for the different support accorded to the party during 2015.The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda consolidated its gains from 2014 and achieved key milestones during 2015. We are hopeful that 2016 will be a year of greater achievements.DGPR has established party structures in 15... Read more
Dr Kennedy Graham, MP (NZ) The ink is dry now, on the historic Paris Agreement and its accompanying COP-21 implementing decision.   The Agreement will have a leisurely birth as befits a 20th-century multilateral treaty:   It will be open for signature from 22 April ‘16 and ratification from 22 April ’17.   It will come into force when 55 parties comprising 55% of global emissions have ratified, which will probably be just short of 2020.   The substance of the Agreement, the NDCs (nationally-... Read more
(Fotos: Carla Piranda / Reynaldo Morais)
É oficial: nós temos um acordo global para o clima. Depois de mais de 20 anos de conversas, recuos, atrasos, negociações, pactuações e repactuações, enfim temos um acordo assinado por todos os países da ONU. Desde 1992 o planeta aguarda esse momento. Ainda que nossa tendência crítica seja sempre a de olhar com desconfiança, a hora é de comemorar. A meta de se ficar abaixo dos 2oC e seguir se esforçando para que não passe de 1,5oC está além do esperado.  É um forte indicativo para os... Read more
DGPR Chair votes
Rwandans have casted their votes in a national referendum aimed at maintaining the incumbent President to be elected for three more presidential terms. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda does not support any change in the constitution, especially the lifting of presidential term limits and instead calls for the reduction of the term duration from seven to five years. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda will not give up on the struggle to make Rwanda a vibrant democracy. Read more
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"Think Globally Act Locally" has been the hallmark of Green Party action since we emerged as a political movement in the 1970's and in Paris it was wonderful to be part of hundreds of Greens from all over the world coming together as a growing force, sharing experiences and skills in the campaign to seriously arrest global warming and secure this global agreement. Congratulations and thank you to everyone wherever you are: from those who organised marches and local actions, to those who... Read more


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