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APGF Annual Report 2017

We are very pleased to present our first APGF Annual Report, a collection of reports from all the Asia Pacific Green Federation parties on the state of their parties over the last year.  Although we have collected annual reports for many years now, we have never before made them publicly accessible or bound them together into one document. We hope this gives a full picture of the work of green parties, emerging and developed, within our region.

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800 scientists assess what we know about climate change- highlights of the 5th IPCC Report

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its 5th report on the on 27 September 2013, bringing together over 800 scientists to make a comprehensive assessment of what we know about the science of climate change.
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Asia Pacific Greens 3rd Congress

The Asia Pacific Greens 3rd Congress will be held March 14-16, 2014, in Batangas, Philippines.

The theme is "FROM GRASSROOTS to GOVERNMENT”, highlighting the nature of Green Parties in the region evolving from community movements.

Registration and program details will be posted in the coming months.  To receive notices, please sign up as a member to this website.

Contact:

Congress Host: Greens PH (Partido Kalikasan)

Coordinator: Mr. Rior Santos, APGN Secretary

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Election Study Tour call for applications

The Australian Greens International Development Committee (AG-IDC) is offering travel grants for delegates from the Asia-Pacific Greens Network (APGN) to attend an Election Study Tour (September 8-15th 2013). 

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Congratulations to Ms Kazumi Inamura

Dear Friends in Greens Japan and APGN,  

On behalf of your Coordinating Committee in APGN, I would like to extend our congratulations to Ms Kazumi Inamura, the former co-spokesperson of Greens Japan (Midori no Miras for having been elected City Mayor of Amagasaki, West Japan.

This is indeed a milestone. May thousands more follow from across the region and the world.

Formal APGN statement that we will publicly release and send to Mayor Inamura and Greens Japan will be forthcoming!

Thanks

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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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New Zealand Green Party Calls on Israel to respect UN resolution

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.
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