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
"It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Jeanette Fitzsimons, the first female Green Party co-leader. We extend our deepest condolences to her husband Harry, their children and grandchildren. Jeanette was a bastion of what we believe in and a signpost for what we want in this world. Her infectious spirit and commitment to making her country a better place has been vital in growing the Aotearoa environmental movement into what it is today, as well as inspiring change in the region... Read more
Asia Pacific Green Federation Women's Network has been organizing APGFWN Webinars since 2018. There have already been 15 webinars on different topics including Women and Water, Women standing for Forest, and Women in Parliament, from great women all around the world to inspire, motivate, develop, enlighten and guide women in politics and Leadership.Please click below to find the archived videos of these webinars, and please, check back often for updates of the most recent webinars.https://www.... Read more
On behalf of APGF members, Co-conveners Mr. Tika Dhoj Bhandari and Ms. Snighda Tiwari expressed their sympathy, support and solidarity to the Australian Greens and Leader of the Australian Greens, Mr Richard Di Natale. Read more
APGFWN Webinar happens once in a every two month to inspire and motivate women on the politics, leadership and on Green issues. In this webinar you can learn about the Role of women in setting up Green parties from Founding Chairperson of East African Greens Women’s Network, Dorothy Nalubega. Thursday, 19 December 2019 from 11:45-12:45 UTC+05:45https://zoom.us/j/15174060 Read more
APGF Liverpool Congress 2017
Here is an exciting opportunity to work as the General Secretary of the Asia-Pacific Greens Federation!  This role is a permanent part-time job which can be done from home anywhere in our region.  If you have a passion for international Green politics and experience working in administration and/or governance roles, this is a great opportunity for you.   Applications should be sent to Metiria Turei [email protected] by Monday 2 December 2019 The APGF is a Federation of national Green... Read more
We welcome our newest Full Member of the APGF, the India Greens Party.  The India Greens Party have been strong allies of APGF and we welcome a new India Green political party with a pan-India perspective, with allegiance to the Constitution of India and commitment towards the Global Greens Charter.  We look forward to a long a fruitful relationship with the new India Greens alongside our long-term member party from India, the Uttarakhand Parivartan Party (UKPP). Read more
The Asia Pacific Greens Federation stands in solidarity with the Iraqi people as their peaceful demonstrations are met with violence from authorities, including the use of tear gas, boiling water and snipers.  This brutal crackdown is a flagrant violation of the human rights of those protesting. People from all aspects of Iraqi society have come together to decry corruption, a lack of job opportunities and basic services, and to call for impartial elections.  These people have legitimate... Read more
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 See our APGF congratulations for Aotearoa New Zealand here  Read more
Pepsi is used to relieve the effect of gas bombs in Iraq
The APGF supports the call of the Green Party Iraq for peace and for justice for their people and and condemns the Iraqi government so hostile to their most basic rights.  Read more
Work with the  Asia Pacific Green Federation writing policy templates so that our member parties can use these to help develop their own national policies. Applications close Monday November 11.  Send CV and letter to [email protected] policies will adhere to the Global Greens Charter and green party values. Existing policies from relevant national Green parties may also be used for reference.  Many APGF parties do not as yet have a selection of relevant policies and this is a step... Read more
Climate Strike at the NZ Parliament
The Global Climate Strike  continues today in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Over 150 countries have participated including our own Federation members.  In Australia young people spoke out about their demand for action. In India young people gathered in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.  The Nepalese Youth for Climate Action took to the streets.  In the Solomon Islands, young people took to the water to show the risk of sea level rise. We support young people demanding that the powerful take action... Read more
Pasang Dolma Sherpa, Executive Director of the Center for Indigenous Peoples' Research
Join us on October 23rd to hear Pasang Dolma Sherpa, Executive Director of the Center for Indigenous Peoples' Research (CIPRED).  She has been working in the area of Climate Change and natural resources management with indigenous and local communities both at national and international levels for more than a decade. She has  been involved in the climate change negotiation of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) since 2009. Ms. Sherpa did her PhD on Climate Change... Read more
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.  Read more
An Activist Life in Politics and as Global Greens Ambassador with Christine Milne Thursday 20th June, 2019 at UTC 4am Christine Milne AO was appointed as the Global Greens Ambassador following her lifetime’s work in Green politics, environmental, climate and social justice activism. She was arrested and jailed in the campaign to save the Franklin River in Tasmania in 1983 and led the successful campaign to protect farmlands and forests from a polluting pulp mill in 1989. She was elected to the... Read more
Building a strong green community - Making a room for every woman and girlA webinar presented by the APGF Womens NetworkThursday April 25th, 2019  at 4:00 AM UTCJoin URL: https://zoom.us/j/151740607This webinar will be facilitated by Nikki Berry and a group of volunteers from New Zealand. Nikki Berry is the convener of the Aoraki Province which covers the city of Christchurch (NZ) and surrounding countryside. She has held various organizing roles in the Greens over the last twenty years and is... Read more

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