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“She Will Run” - Korea Green's Women Candidate Campaign

25 June, 2019
Green Party Korea's women candidate incubating campaign "She Will Run" is receiving great attention - it is a year-long candidate training program to systematically create politicians who will represent the Greens and reach the political front as a candidate in the general election to be held on 15 April 2020. The training includes practical campaigning techniques such as how to effectively... more


Green Party Korea 2018 Local Election Report

21 June, 2018
(Shin, Ji-ye candidate for Seoul Mayor) & (Go, Eun-young candidate for Jeju Island Governor), Mr. Lee Kyung was the Greens candidate for Chungbuk province local council member
From Feminist Seoul Mayor to Jeju Governor with No Development“I am a Feminist Candidate for Seoul Mayor.” (Shin, Ji-ye candidate for Seoul Mayor)“Let’s Vote for our Dream! No Development, Yes Basic Income! (Go, Eun-young candidate for Jeju Island Governor)Green Party Korea (GP Korea) advanced Green politics to Korean society at the June 2018 election campaign; the party fielded 32 candidates in... more


Korean Feminist candidate fares well in Seoul mayoral race despite opposition

13 June, 2018
Shin Ji-ye  (Photo credit: Yonhap), Shin Ji-ye election campaign, Eun-Young Go election campaign
Green Party candidate Shin Ji-ye who ran on a platform of feminism and the protection of animal rights surprised voters after finishing fourth in this year’s heavily contested Seoul mayor’s race. The feminist candidate won over 80,000 votes, according to the National Election Commission, fending off competition from the likes of left-wing candidate Kim Jong-min from the Justice Party. Shin is... more


Korea Green Party's 2018 elections for Korea's Seoul

19 March, 2018
On Jun. 13, South Korea is holding nationwide local elections. For the first time since its foundation in 2012, Green Party Korea candidates will appear on ballot papers across the country. 27-year-old Shin Ji-ye is the Green Party’s provisional candidate for the position of Seoul mayor. This position is seen as one of the most important political positions in the country, where around half of... more


Green Party Korea's Statement on the resumption of Nuclear Power plant construction

19 October, 2017
Green Party Korea refines its policies and activities for nuclear phase-out and continues to strive for the cancellation of the construction of Shin-Kori units 5 and 6 nuclear power plants and for nuclear phase-out! Read in this Korean Greens' statement how the party actively informs the public of the risks and costs of nuclear power generation, advances nuclear phase-out of Korean society, and... more


Korea & US Green Party's Joint-Statement against THAAD

19 September, 2016
Korean Greens and the Green Party of the United States published a joint statement on Monday, Sept. 19 against deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea.


박근혜 "온실가스 감축" 알고 보니 '딴나라' 이야기

8 December, 2015
 파리총회에 참가하고 있는 한국 종교계와 시민사회 피켓시위 박근혜 대통령이 유네스코 특별연설하는 건물 앞에서 종교계를 비롯한 한국시민사회 참가단에 항의 집회를 하고 있다
박근혜 대통령이 지난달 30일(현지 시각) 제21차 유엔기후변화협약 당사국총회(COP21)에서 한 연설이 화제이다. 한국은 신기후체제 출범을 위해 2030년까지 BAU 대비 온실가스 37%를 줄이는 '야심찬' 목표를 설정했다고 발표했다. 에너지 신산업 육성을 통해 100조 시장을 열고, 50만 개의 일자리를 창출한다는 비전도 제시했다. 그러나 대통령이 제시한 목표는 '야심찬' 것이 아니며, 멋지게 보이는 에너지 '신세계'는 한국에서 벌어지는 상황과는 딴판이다. 대통령이 국제사회에서 한국이 아닌 '딴 나라' 이야기를 한 것일까? 녹색당이 대통령의 기후변화총회 연설을 분석했다.


Listen to Global Greens COP21 Webinar

24 November, 2015
Listen to presentations from the first ever Global Greens webinar (online seminar) where Green leaders from around the world previewed next week's COP21 climate summit in Paris.


A commentary on the UK General Election 2015 - a problem of the electoral system

7 May, 2015
The UK election is over. The Green Party Korea expresses the deepest gratitude for the UK Green Party’s hard work as a member of the Global Greens. The interesting result of the election was reminiscent of Korean politics.


Green Party Korea’s statement on the 20th meeting of parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 20)

8 December, 2014
The principle that life matters more than money should prevail in the UNFCCC COP 20 in Peru! Life is more essential! Let us pay for the cost of carbon emission reduction! We call for South Korea’s Park administration to abandon its plan to increase nuclear power and kick off an effort to cut back carbon emission on a full scale. The 20th meeting of parties to the UN Framework Convention on... more


Korea's greenhouse gas emissions

17 September, 2014
South Korea’s Park Geun-hye administration scores zero when it comes to the willingness to scale back emissions of greenhouse gases. The Park administration evades the responsibility to address climate change by increasing nuclear power plants and losing grip on emission trading. Korea is the world’s seventh largest emitter of greenhouse gases. In other words, Korea bears a great duty in helping... more


Fukushima two years on - APGN Statement

11 March, 2013
The global impact of the Fukushima disaster highlights the responsibility of all nations to ensure the safety of citizens and protect our planet for future generations. We are all implicated in the nuclear supply chain, whether that be through uranium mining, refining, power generation, radioactive waste, nuclear weapons, or through complicity by not discouraging the practice of our trading... more


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