Call for Applications! Secretariat Trainee Position

The APGF Secretariat is seeking a Trainee to work with the APGF Secretary to develop skills and capacity for future leadership within the APGF.  This is an opportunity to learn about how APGF functions, to work with and support Green Parties across the region and to develop coordination, administration and facilitation skills.

Deadline for Applications: 15 August 2015

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Louise Crossley and the Global Greens Charter

Tribute to Dr. Louise Crossley who, among her many feats & contributions to the Greens movement, prepared the Global Greens Charter. Her commitment, fortitude and inspiration brought the Charter to life.  Read about the Charter being endorsed at the 1st Global Greens Congress held in 2001:

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Image: Coal ship Pasha Bulker aground near Newcastle. Tim J Keegan

Fossil Finance - Green Institute webinar, Tuesday 4 August

Click to book China and India are the world's two biggest importers of thermal coal and both are moving rapidly to transform their energy markets. The implications for Australia are huge. If coal is indeed in structural decline, stranded assets await - mines in the Galilee Basin, Whitehaven, Shenhua to name a few. Tim Buckley, Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia, for the Institute for... Read More »
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Govt should declare climate change a threat to peace and security

The Green Party is calling on the New Zealand Government to use its presidency of the UN Security Council to introduce a determination, in the form of a presidential statement or resolution following the Open Debate, that climate change is a threat to international peace and security. “New Zealand can use its UN Security Council presidency to highlight the threat that climate change poses to... Read More »

Green Party Korea solidarity with the Greek Ecologists Greens

Green Party Korea supports Greece’s resistance and Syriza’s struggle Greece failed to repay €15bn (₩1,900bn) to the IMF by June 30. This is actually beach of contract. On July 5th, today, the referendum was held over reforms demanded by Euro zone finance ministers. The Green Party Korea would like to express deep concern and anger on Greece’s crisis and the threats Greece has received from the... Read More »

[논평] 그리스 ‘쩐의 전쟁’은 트로이카 · 독일의 책임이다! – 한국 녹색당은 그리스의 저항과 시리자의 사투를 지지합니다

그리스 ‘쩐의 전쟁’은 트로이카 · 독일의 책임이다! – 한국 녹색당은 그리스의 저항과 시리자의 사투를 지지합니다 그리스가 6월 30일까지 국제통화기금(IMF)에 갚아야 하는 15억 유로(한화 약 1조 9천억 원)를 체납했다. 실질적으로는 채무 불이행이다. 7월 5일에는 유로존 재무장관 협의체가 그리스 정부에 요구한 긴축안을 두고 국민투표가 예정되어 있다. 녹색당은 그리스의 위기에, 그리스를 겁박하는 올무에 우려와 분노를 표명한다. 한국 내에서는 그리스가 복지를 하다가 망했다는 악의적인 왜곡이 판치고 있다. 하지만 그리스의 1인당 국민소득 대비 정부 복지지출 비중은 유로존 꼴찌인 21.3%다. 한 가지 더 기억하자. 그리스의 노동시간은 유럽 1위다. 2013년 OECD 통계에 따르면 독일인이 연간 1,... Read More »