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Summary of News items

Asia Pacific Green Federation Women's Network(APGFWN) is organizing 3 Modules of webinar starting first module in April, June and August. Join us in this series of webinars to learn the skills and techniques required in setting up a women network , facilitating and organizing meetings and developing and planning strategy for the election campaign and implementing it! The 1st module in the month of April is Setting up Women’s Network in Green Parties by Anita Nautiyal ,India Greens Party Co... Read more
The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) condemns the illegitimate military junta of Myamnar for the mass murder of more than 114 peaceful protesters this weekend. We call on all countries, the UN and its agencies, governments, businesses and peoples to join the movement to sanction, boycott, arrest, and prosecute the Myanmar military and their associates.The violent overthrow of a democratically-elected government and slaughter of peaceful protesters is abhorrent. Perpetrators must be held to... Read more
Date and Time: Thursday, April 1, 2021: 6 am UTC               Please join the webinar and get to know the process and importance of setting up a Women’s Network inside a Green party.Anita had the opportunity to be the APGF representative to Global Greens Women’s Network - GGWN and was then its Convenor. She has also served as the Deputy Convener and then Convenor of the APGF Women’s Network, as well as co-Convenor and Deputy Treasurer of APGF. She is deeply committed to and passionate about... Read more
2020 was a big year for APGF, with new parties joining, the Young Greens Network restarting, the Women's Network expanding and implementing projects across the region, and many other achievements.That is why we are so pleased to announce the release of our 2020 APGF Annual Report, which you can find below.We couldn't do such amazing work without our donors, supporters, and volunteers. So to everyone who supported our work in 2020, thank you so much for all you do to help us and the Green... Read more
We are very excited to announce that Seni Nabou will be joining APGF as our Pacific Women's Outreach Coordinator! Seni is very experienced at national government (Fiji), regional government (South Pacific Forum, South Pacific Economic Commission), and UN level negotiations and liaison. She has also worked extensively with Pacific and international non-government organisations and networks.  She has worked on environmental, climate change, and women's issues in the region. Seni's main task is to... Read more
This is an exciting opportunity to work as the Pacific Women’s Outreach Project Coordinator of the Asia-Pacific Greens Federation Women’s Network! This is a fixed-term 7 month role of approximately 20 hours per month that can be done from home anywhere in the Asia-Pacific region. If you are a woman and have a passion for international Green politics and have experience working in the Pacific region, this is a great opportunity for you. The position description and supporting information is... Read more
Do you know a lot about member and supporter databases? Do you know what options are available? Do you want to help APGF and two of its member parties find a solution that works for them? Then we want to hear from you! APGF has received a grant from the Australian Greens International Development Committee to find or build a member and supporter database for two of APGF's member parties. Phase 1 of the project is to understand the needs of these parties, what options are available, and... Read more
The APGF Women's Network has relesed its November newsletter!This issue contains updates about the Women's Network, its ongoing project work, as well as fantastic news on the election wins of our Green parties around our region. The newsletter can be found here: APGFWN Newsletter November 12 Good work, and stay safe! Read more
Do you know a lot about member and supporter databases? Do you know what options are available? Do you want to help APGF and two of its member parties find a solution that works for them? Then we want to hear from you! APGF has received a grant from the Australian Greens International Development Committee to find or build a member and supporter database for two of APGF's member parties. Phase 1 of the project is to understand the needs of these parties, what options are available, and... Read more
What a year!APGF and its member parties acheived some amazing things in 2019, and we are so glad to be able to share our 2019 annual report with you.From women's mentoring and gender equity trainings, to new parties forming and contesting elections, we are so proud of the work Greens in our region are doing to bring meaningful change to their communities and our planet.Our 2019 Annual Report is available here.Previous Annual Reports can also be found on our Annual Reports page.Well done! Read more
APGF works across our region to support Green political organisations both established and emerging. We need your help to continue growing a strong Green movement for ecological and social justiceThe Asia Pacific Greens Federation’s mission is to work in every country in our region to build strong Green movements, based on democracy, sustainability, justice and peace. These movements speak truth to power, are proudly political, and fiercely defend the natural environment and the communities who... Read more
APGF is very excited to announce the appointment of Anita Nautiyal as our new Gender Equity Project Coordinator!Anita will be working with APGF and its Women's Network overseeing gender equity and women's empowerment projects generously funded by the Australian Greens International Development Committee.So who is Anita? Hello friends,Green greetings!I am Anita Nautiyal!For you, I am just Anita!I am one of the Vice-Presidents of the India Greens Party and one of the Co-founders of the party.I... Read more
The Asia Pacific Greens Federation is shocked and saddened to learn of last night’s explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. Our hearts are with those who have lost loved ones, who have been injured and traumatised, and whose lives will never be the same. We applaud the efforts of first responders and front-line workers, whose courage and skill is an inspiration to all of us. May you have all of the strength your humanity deserves.We join the calls of our brothers and sisters for answers on how this... Read more
The Asia Pacific Greens Federation is excited to welcome the Greens Party of the Philippines (GPP) as an Associate Member.With 503 members covering 16 regions, 27 provinces, and 63 cities nationwide, GPP are organizing for local and national elections in 2022. The party has developed its Green Agenda to confront the challenges facing the Philippines and the world, and an election platform that would see a fairer, greener, and more sustainable Philippines in the future.More information about GPP... Read more
                     *** Applications for this position have now closed***This is an exciting opportunity to work as the Gender Equity Project Coordinator of the Asia-Pacific Greens Federation Women’s Network! This is a fixed-term 11 month role of approximately 20-30 hours per week that can be done from home anywhere in the Asia Pacific region.  If you are a woman and have a passion for international Green politics and experience working in Gender Equity policy, training and implementation,... Read more
As people, communities and governments continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asia Pacific Greens Federation reaffirms its stance that access to testing, treatment, care and support must be universal and free from discrimination. This humanitarian crisis must be met with a humanitarian response, regardless of race, religion, sex, gender, place of birth, caste, political belief, economic or social condition. All people have a right to health, and countries’ obligation to protect and... Read more
Senator for Australian Greens - The many facets of being a woman parliamentarianSenator Mehreen Faruqi Webinar Date: 4th June, 2020 6 am UTCDr Mehreen Faruqi is the Senator in the Australian parliament representing the state of New South Wales. The first Muslim woman elected to any Australian parliament, Senator Faruqi is a career engineer and life-long activist for social and environmental justice.Since emigrating from Pakistan in 1992 and completing her doctorate at the University of New... Read more
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. Our thoughts are with all of... Read more
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... Read more
As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world, our choices as people, communities, and countries will shape both how we come through this crisis and what future we will create. The Asia Pacific Greens Federation, like its member parties, encourages everyone to make choices that keep themselves and others safe. This is particularly true for those whose decisions can significantly affect the lives of others, whether in business, support services, and government. Humanity will emerge from... Read more

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