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The Global Greens Women's Network (GGWN) is active and running! While we await the Global Greens and European Green Party joint Congress in Liverpool 2017, to be able to meet in person, we are busy working on Women's Academy webinars and launching a GGWN Mentorship Programme. Read more
受訪者: 李根政, 台灣綠黨的前共同召集人(資料照,顏麟宇攝)
In 2012 the Greens received nearly 230,000 votes (1.74%), and this year the Green Party and the Social Democratic Union coalition received 308,000 votes (2.53%). Although there is growth, we were still unable to cross the party vote threshold of 3.5% and the non-constituency (list) threshold of 5%. Pre-election polls had indicated that we could break through, but in the end there was a significant gap between our expectations and the election results. Taiwan's presidential elections this year... Read more
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The Global Greens Women's Network held its first webinar on 16 April. If you missed hearing it live, listen to the presentations now. Click here to listen, and the transcript is copied below. Our wonderful speakers from around the world are: Metiria Turei - Member of the New Zealand Parliament and co-leader of the Green Party Maria Wetterstrand - Former spokesperson for 9 years in Sweden, former Member of Parliament Julia Duppre - Former Parliamentary Candidate for Rio de Janeiro in Brazil... Read more
“We congratulate Alexander Van der Bellen, the citizens of Austria and the EU with the outcome of the presidential election. It will probably be remembered as one of the closest Europe has ever seen. And it comes with a decisive symbolic message for the wider European public: Europe’s values and our shared republican and democratic goals can be defended against insurgent right-wing populism," declared Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni, Co-Chairs of the European Green Party.  Alexander van... Read more
The Australian Greens are hosting Green Party representatives from across Asia and the Pacific from May 17-24. This is an initiative to share knowledge and experiences across the region so as to assist emerging Green Parties and new Green Parties. The 22 delegates, 12 men and 10 women, are from 11 countries and are participating in a study tour in both Sydney and Northern NSW. Countries represented on the tour are; India, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Nepal. Pakistan, Papua New Guinea,... Read more
Objectives: The main objective of APGF study tour was to share knowledge and experience within Participants from different countries having different experience and to meet with Australian Green to observe their activities and to learn from their skills and experiences. 15-May-2016 Arrived at hotel and had a get together with all members, introduced each other and had dinner with Michelle (International Development Coordinator Australian Greens) 1st Day Day Started with Excursion... Read more
After a turbulent few weeks, with the resignation of Minister of Housing, Mehmet Kaplan, and the announced resignation of Åsa Romson, Minister for the Climate and Environment, the Swedish Green Party gathered for its annual party congress in Karlstad on May 13-15. Every second year, the Swedish Green Party holds themed congresses, and the main theme of the congress this time was global sustainable development, with a resolution being passed on the issue. A resolution on urban development was... Read more
A Global Greens statement was produced to coincide with the Paris Agreement signing ceremony which took place in New York in April. The Global Greens campaign invited Green members in national parliaments to identify one fossil fuel reserve to leave in the ground and at least one fossil fuel subsidy to abolish or phase out and take legislative action accordingly. We also invited national Green Parties to submit their particular initiatives and to put out a press release on the day. No... Read more
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When I was an MP, I used to tell people that I went into politics to use my voice. Yet at the end of three years in Parliament, I had lost my voice completely. Former New Zealand Green MP Holly Walker advocates for Members of Parliament to be able to combine parenting with politics. Read more
Statement by the Global Greens on the occasion of the Signing of the Paris Agreement, New York, 21 April 2016. Green parliamentarians around the world undertake to introduce in the national Parliaments, in which we are represented, domestic legislation to give practical effect to the Paris Agreement. Read more
Motion by the Alliance 90/The Greens parliamentary group to German Budestag on the signing of the Paris climate agreement – effectively anchoring climate protection and meeting climate targets. Read more
Nota de prensa de Global Greens Con motivo de la firma del Acuerdo de París Nueva York, 21 de abril de 2016 Los partidos verdes del mundo, estamos unidos en nuestro compromiso con la lucha contra el cambio climático, así como con la aplicación del Acuerdo de París para limitar el aumento global de temperatura muy por debajo de los 2 ° C y proseguir los esfuerzos para limitar el aumento de temperatura a 1,5 ° C. Reconocemos que, para tener éxito, las emisiones globales tendrán que reducirse en... Read more
Divestment Rally
In order to meet the climate targets set out in the Paris agreement, fossil fuels must be kept in the ground, which is why the Global Greens reiterated our commitment to the fossil fuel divestment movement. Divestment is a big opportunity to amplify what has been agreed upon in Paris. It is an international movement, it is an ethical movement and it is a logical step from an economic point of view. We want to support it and strengthen it, which is why we are demonstrating here today. Read more
Les partis écologiques du monde entier demeurent fermement unis et mobilisés dans la lutte contre les changements climatiques et dans la mise en œuvre de l’Accord de Paris, dont le plan d'action vise à contenir le réchauffement mondial largement en dessous de 2°C et à poursuivre les efforts pour limiter la hausse des températures à 1,5°C. Read more
On Friday 22 April the climate treaty of Paris is to be signed in New York city. While some big players such as China and the US have already confirmed that they will ratify the Paris agreement in the coming months, the EU is still dragging its feet... 6 months after the COP21, the Greens in the European Parliament have produced this briefing paper to present the 5 most important points to make the Paris Agreement a reality. Read more
The Global Greens Women’s Network (GGWN) held its first Webinar on 16 April 2016, commemorating as well the same day in which the Global Greens adopted its Charter in 2001.  The GGWN invited a panel of Green Party leaders from each regional Federation of the Global Greens to speak about their experiences overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities in Green politics, and was attended by 30 participants from all Federations. The panelists were: Metiria Turei, Co-Leader of the New Zealand... Read more
The Global Greens Women's Network (GGWN) was established at the 3rd Global Greens Congress in Dakar in 2012 to support and promote the participation of Green women worldwide in democratic political processes.  On April 16, 2016, the GGWN will launch its first Webinar, as part of the program of the GG Women’s Academy, with a great panel of Green Women Leaders of different continents to share experience and learn from each other. This is a very special day because it will be the Global Greens... Read more
European and Global Greens stand for a transition to sustainable renewable energy
Fukushima was the largest nuclear incident the world had seen since Chernobyl, on April 26 1986. It is a harsh reminder once again of the risks nuclear energy poses to our health and environment. Nuclear power cannot be regarded as a viable alternative to fossil fuels, and it definitely not as a source of renewable energy. Read more

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