The Green Party has called on the Israeli Government to re-evaluate its negative response to the latest UN Security Council resolution on the Middle East and to respect its provisions, providing an opportunity for the peace process to bear fruit. Read more
For the first time ever, the Global Greens and the European Green Party will hold their congresses together! This extraordinary event also includes the Global Young Greens congress, the Green Party of England and Wales spring convention, an abundance of workshops and seminars on political themes important to Greens, and enormous fun with new and long-time friends from across the globe! Join us for this unique event in Liverpool, UK, from 30 March to 2 April 2017.Read more
By: Riwa Ghawi, Lebanon Green Party
As a teenager, I lived in the city. The weekends were my escape. I waited for the car to roll away from Beirut, and as it did, the sky cleared out. And as we drove upwards towards our village, we could look back and see a cloud of grey smoke cover Beirut. Every morning, I stood at my balcony and looked at the grey smoke coming out of factories. On my way home from school, I saw beautiful trees being cut to be replaced by rising buildings. I grew up to that,...Read more
By Datu Oskie MUHAMMAD, Vice Chair for Mindanao, GREENS PH – Partido Kalikasan
THE COTABATO RIVER BASIN is the proposed target area for GREENS PH-Partido Kalikasan's period of engagement with the Climate Change Commission and Asia Pacific Greens Federation (APGF). In the centre of it is the LIGUASAN MARSH which has a total wet land areas of 288,000 hectares located in the areas connecting the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, South Cotabato, and Sultan Kudarat. The marsh is surrounded...Read more
Global Climate Change resulting from an increasing concentration of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere has become an accepted and major theme in today‘s world. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the average temperature of the earth increased by 0.6°C over the last century and it is expected to further increase by 1.4 to 5.8ºC by the end of the current century. These changes in temperature are but the crest of the many environmental, social and political...Read more
Vous êtes invités au premier webinaire tenue en français du Réseau Mondial des Femmes écologistes (Global Greens Women's Network)
Date: Samedi, 24 Septembre 2016
Heure: UTC 12:00 (midi) (voici les conversions de l'heure dans votre pays)
Paris & Brussels
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During the APGF's 2016 Study Tour in Sydney, Australia, each APGF member-party provides a 15- 20 minute presentation on their party, the country and its socio-political and economic environment followed by 10 minute Q&A session. The objective was to adapt learnings for use in our own countries and to share experiences so as other members of the Study Tour would learn from what other parties in their countries have done politically. Here are their reports.Read more
The APGF Women's Network encourages gender balanced representation and decision making, and works to accelerate the pace of change needed to see more women in positions of political leadership our region.Read more
We are pleased to advise that APGF, through the Australian Greens International Development Committee (AG-IDC), are currently inviting grant applications for the financial year July 1 2016 - June 30 2017.
We are looking for projects that aim to strengthen party structures, increase membership, improve campaigning ability or are focused on capacity building for key election or campaigning activities.
Project applicants must be Asia Pacific Greens Federation (APGF) members or parties currently...Read more
By Suresh Nautiyal, Uttarakhand Parivartan Party (UKPP) & Green Forum India (GFI), New Delhi, July 11, 2016
“We are becoming a wasteful society, said Ms. Sunita Narain, Director-General Centre for Science and Environment, Delhi India while speaking at the book release ceremony for Not in My Backyard, co-authored by her along with Swati Singh Sambyal at India Habitat Centre (IHC), New Delhi. Mr. M. Venkaiah Naidu, a central Indian minister, officially released the book.
Mr. Naidu also...Read more
Greens International Aid and Development spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon will host a delegation from the Asia Pacific Greens (APG) study tour at her office this evening.
The delegation is made up of 22 delegates from 11 countries: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, India, Nepal, Mongolia, Indonesia, Pakistan and Lebanon.
The Asia-Pacific Greens Federation is a federation of national Green parties from countries in Asia and Oceania, as well as other social and...Read more
15 years ago, in April 2001, an unexpected event took place in Canberra, Australia, that would change the scene of international political organisations. Without much noise or awakening of the interest of major press organisations, a significant number of environmentalists travelled to the Australian capital from the varied reaches of Africa, the Americas, Europe and Asia. They came with a single objective: to found a global green movement that brings together all the Green parties and...Read more
There's nothing quite like getting together with Greens from 11 different countries across the Asia Pacific region to remind you that you're part of a global movement.
During May, 22 delegates from Green parties across Asia Pacific spent 10 days in Sydney and the sub-tropical north of the state of New South Wales (NSW), Australia. The delegates were learning first hand from the Australian and NSW Greens on our own experiences over the past 30 years. Our exchanges amongst the 12 men and 10...Read more
Question on the Paris Climate Change Agreement 02.06.16:
Paris Climate Change Agreement—Presentation of Parliament9. Dr KENNEDY GRAHAM (Green) to the Minister for Climate Change Issues: Does the Government intend to present the Paris Climate Change Agreement to Parliament and ratify it before the end of 2016?
Hon Dr NICK SMITH (Minister for the Environment) on behalf of the Minister for Climate Change Issues: New Zealand was a signatory to the Paris Agreement on the very first day...Read more
The Global Greens Women's Network (GGWN) is active and running! While we await the Global Greens and European Green Party joint Congress in Liverpool 2017, to be able to meet in person, we are busy working on Women's Academy webinars and launching a GGWN Mentorship Programme.
In 2012 the Greens received nearly 230,000 votes (1.74%), and this year the Green Party and the Social Democratic Union coalition received 308,000 votes (2.53%). Although there is growth, we were still unable to cross the party vote threshold of 3.5% and the non-constituency (list) threshold of 5%. Pre-election polls had indicated that we could break through, but in the end there was a significant gap between our expectations and the election results. Taiwan's presidential elections this year...Read more