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On the 9th of June, more than a million people came out to the streets in Hong Kong to oppose the Hong Kong government’s proposal to amend the extradition law. Many have expressed concerns that these amendments will be a direct threat to Hong Kong’s democracy and rule of law. The umbrellas in the crowd remind us of scenes from the Umbrella Movement 5 years ago. The protests have become bigger in scale. It is recorded as the largest demonstration ever held in Hong Kong since the handover in 1997... Leer más
Hong Kong’s democratic resistance has inflicted a massive defeat on Beijing’s strategy. Within just a week, first one million took to the streets, then nearly two million people to defend their freedom. This commitment in a city where seven million people live is unprecedented. This is not an isolated incident, but a epoch-defining moment. Leer más
 The European Parliament election, which lasted from 23rd to 26th in May, is over. Although the ballot-counting is still underway, European Greens are expected to gain 18 extra compared to their existing 52 seats, which will lead to a total of 70 seatsIn the case of Germany in particular, the Green party has emerged as the second largest party with 22 percent of the vote, following the ruling coalition of the Christian democratic and Christian socialist parties (CDU/CSU). In France, too, the... Leer más
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El pasado 14 de marzo, el ciclón Idai golpeó duramente a Mozambique, continuando su rutapor Zimbabwe y Malawi, dejando más de 5000 muertos y 1200 desaparecidos.Con un alto costo humano e inmensos daños materiales, el ciclón Idai dejó cientos de miles de personas sin hogar, expuestas al hambre y enfermedades.En Mozambique, la ciudad de Beira y las localidades de Nhamatanda y Buzi quedarototalmente devastadas. Sus habitantes enfrentan hambrunas y enfermedades como el cólera, la malaria y todo ... Leer más
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Le 14 mars, le cyclone Idai a frappé très durement le Mozambique, suivi du Zimbabwe et du Malawi, qui ont fait plus de 5 000 morts et 1 200 disparus. Avec de lourdes pertes en vies humaines et d'immenses dégâts matériels, le cyclone Idai a laissé des centaines de milliers de personnes sans-abri, exposées à la faim et aux maladies. Au Mozambique en particulier, la ville de Beira et les localités de Nhamatandaet Buzi ont été totalement dévastées, les populations étant menacées par la famine et... Leer más
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On March 14, Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique very hard, followed by Zimbabwe and Malawi, which left more than 5,000 dead and 1,200 missing. With heavy losses of lives and immense material damage, cyclone Idai left hundreds of thousands of homeless people, who are prone to hunger and diseases. Leer más
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,... Leer más
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. Leer más
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... Leer más
Miljöpartiet de gröna's 2018 election poster, "Now - The Climate Cannot Wait" - 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. Leer más
"While we await the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on the pathway to 1.5 degrees Celsius due in October 2018, it is already known that the current impact of countries achieving their targets still leaves us far from achieving the Paris Agreement's goal. The Nationally Determined Contributions must be 'ratcheted up,' as is anticipated in the Paris Agreement," said the GGPA group at COP23. Leer más
On World Environment Day, the Global Greens express commitment to acting swiftly to meet the Paris Agreement target of limiting global warming to no more than 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels. President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Agreement will not stop global momentum for climate action! Leer más
Paris ratification 8 October. WRI
Global Greens Statement: the Global Greens are delighted that the Paris Agreement to tackle global warming will come into force less than a year after it was negotiated. Leer más
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) Leer más
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... Leer más
Australia's Great Barrier Reef - threatened (Kyle Taylor)
Six months on from the historic Paris Climate Agreement and leading into the Global Greens Congress in 2017, we must redouble our efforts to have any hope of limiting global warming to anywhere near 1.5 degrees. April 2016 was the hottest April ever by a long way and the 12th consecutive month of record warmth for the Earth. Atmospheric concentrations of CO2 have broken through the symbolic 400 ppm level --  perhaps permanently -- and the world is seeing more extreme weather, droughts,... Leer más
Global Greens @ COP21
Global Greens call for unity and resolve The Global Greens call upon the governments of the world, assembled at Paris next week, to fulfil their collective responsibility for preventing dangerous climate change. (English, Spanish) Leer más
GGC at work
The Global Greens Coordination (GGC) adopted five priorities to guide the Global Greens' work for the next three years at their face to face meeting in Brussels on 18-21 March. The priorities are:  communications, federation/party support and development, campaigns, website and database management and fundraising. As well, the meeting discussed a wide range of other issues including - the fourth Global Greens Congress which will be held in Europe early in 2017 combined with the European Greens... Leer más
March 11, 2015 marks the 4th year anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The Asia Pacific Greens are calling for governments to commit to a nuclear free world and to move to clean equitable renewable energy solutions. Leer más
Wattle (mimosa) blossom (John)
Global Greens Statement: On International Women's Day 2015 the Global Greens call for renewed commitment by governments everywhere to the goal of equal participation by women and men in power and decision-making. This is necessary for women's interests and perspectives to be represented and essential for democracy. Leer más

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