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Condolence motion for Abdel Wahed Toufiq Souq

The Asia Pacific Greens Federation extends our condolences to the family and loved ones of Abdel Wahed Toufiq Souq. We mourn his passing as a stalwart ally in the struggle for a better Lebanon, and we wish his son, Green Party of Lebanon President Toufiq Souq, our sympathy and strength to continue his struggle. Abdel’s achievements will live on in the memories and courage of those who were lucky enough to know him, as a friend, colleague, mentor, and figurehead.

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Condolence motion for Sara Mourad

The Asia Pacific Greens Federation has been saddened to learn of the passing of Sara Mourad, whose life and love will leave a legacy of kindness and compassion to all who knew her. Sara’s many contributions to her community in Lebanon make her an example for us all. Her contribution to the Greens movement in Lebanon, including her role as political board member of the Green Party of Lebanon and APGF delegate to the Global Greens, will leave a lasting impact on generations to follow. She will be dearly missed by her friends, family, and the many people whose lives she has touched.

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Congratulations New Zealand Zero Carbon Act

APGF congratulates the NZ Green Party in driving the Zero Carbon Act  through the NZ Parliament.  “Climate change is the defining long-term issue of our generation that successive Governments have failed to address. Today we take a significant step forward in our plan to reduce New Zealand’s emissions." James Shaw, Greens Co-leader

 

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APGF Annual Report 2018

We are delighted to share our second APGF Annual Report, covering the successes and challenges of the Asia Pacific Green Federation parties through the year in 2018. 

Please feel free to share the report, to read through and take inspiration from what Green parties in our region have been doing. This is an honest report, that reflects all the different stages our parties are at. We hope you enjoy and we are proud of the achievements of all our member parties. 

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Making room for women and girls - webinar with Nikki Berry

Building a strong green community - Making a room for every woman and girl

A webinar presented by the APGF Womens Network

Thursday April 25th, 2019  at 4:00 AM UTC

Join URL: https://zoom.us/j/151740607

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APGF Womens Network Webinar series

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In 2018, the Asia Pacific Womens Network held a number of Webinars featuring Green women from around the globe.  Each woman brought a wealth of experience and APGF Study Tour 2018, Australiaknoweldge to issues of great importance to Green women around the world.  This series has been so successful that we have continued it through 2019 and 2020.  Here you will find the archived films of these webina

India Greens elects Suresh Nautiyal as National President, Raza Haider as Secretary-General

The India Greens, pan-India Green party, in its two-day National Convention on 17-18 November 2018 in New Delhi, has elected senior journalist Suresh Nautiyal as its National President and rights activist and film-maker Raza Haider as its Secretary-General.

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Green Party Korea 2018 Local Election Report

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)

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Last man standing: Life alone on a disappearing island

A harrowing article, well worth reading, written by Madeleine Chapman of The Spinoff.  This is so relevant to the work we do, and thinking about those living in the Pacific Islands, and the work ahead for the Green Party of the Solomon Islands. 

Climate change is harsh reality for the Pacific Islands. Madeleine Chapman travelled to the Solomon Islands with World Vision to meet the communities whose lives are already being upturned by climate change.

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The long, steep drop from Rio

By Michael Berkman

The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was a watershed moment in global environmental governance — yet today our weather maps need new colours to illustrate our climate's warming. What happened?

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