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Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne has welcomed Australia's commitment of $5 million in aid and medical personnel for the island nation of Vanuatu in the wake of Cyclone Pam, but says regional disasters will get worse if more is not done to reduce the pollution that is causing global warming. "Our thoughts are with the people of Vanuatu and all those impacted by the ferocity of Cyclone Pam. I know that all Australians' hearts go out to all the victims, their families and those who have... Read more
March 11, 2015 marks the 4th year anniversary of the Fukushima earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The Asia Pacific Greens are calling for governments to commit to a nuclear free world and to move to clean equitable renewable energy solutions. Read more
The Uttarakhand Parivartan Party (UKPP) believes that the women are as integral and as important as the men are to a society as all humans are equal and no human is superior or inferior to other human. At the same time, UKPP is aware of the social, economic and political realities across the globe and knows fully well that in several societies, including the Indian society, women still are not treated on equal footing. Read more
As a Member of Parliament human rights is the fundamental lens through which I make decisions. And it is the deepest responsibility I hold for New Zealand, for our global family and for future generations. International Women’s Day is a call for action to us all. Starting simply, perhaps, by asking oneself “what is my personal relationship with inequality? Where do I experience it? Why do I care, or not? What can I do?” These are sincere questions. Read more
Civil Will Green Party was established in March 9th of 2000 as Civil Will Party of Mongolia and has held seat in Mongolian Parliament regularly. In our long journey  with efforts of our leaders and members, Civil Will party has became true brand of fair and transparent party for better future of Mongolia. As a true voice of ordinary people of Mongolia, we have being vocal advocates for liberty, democracy, justice, good governance and transparency of government, for green economy, protection of... Read more
Dear Global Greens, The Asia Pacific Greens Federation hosts a Congress once every 5 years, bringing together members and supporters to actualise our collective green vision for the region. We are delighted to announce that the APGF Congress will be held in Wellington, New Zealand, 12-14 June 2015, and we invite you all to attend! Register today at the APGF Congress website. Join us as a Congress attendee The Congress program includes educational workshops, ample space for discussions, policy... Read more
Today, AAP has an absolute majority to actualise its manifesto and people’s aspirations courtesy the incredible election verdict. And, of course, the challenges are many! A paradigm shift from the agitational to action mode may help the party. Another positive aspect is that the Delhi victory of AAP will put pressure on Modi for delivering. If AAP comes up to its promises, only then the signature poll-tune Paanch Saal Kejriwal (Five years for Kejriwal as chief minister) would be meaningful! Read more
The Green Party’s Chairperson, Liaquat Ali Sheikh, tells us about the upcoming local elections in Pakistan. Pakistan right now Corruption is pervasive. “My home province Sindh is one of the best examples in the world for corruption and bad governance, largely due to the consolidation between the dominant parties” says Liaquat. The current government under the Pakistan Peoples Party absorbs opposition groups by behaving like a mafia; either buying the opposition with bribes and government... Read more
The year 2015 is the year for leadership on climate change and inequality. Read more
Russel Norman MP on Friday, February 13, 2015 - 10:25 The Green Party today called on the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (the Fund) to divest from fossil fuels, starting immediately with coal. The call was accompanied with a new report, Making money from a climate catastrophe: The case for divesting from fossil fuels, which pulls together a significant number of resources to make the ethical and financial case for divesting from companies directly involved in the mining and production of... Read more
Russel Norman MP on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 13:12 The Green Party has set its two key political priorities for the next term as tackling climate change and inequality and has issued a challenge to the Government to make 2015 the year it wages war on both. In his speech in reply at Parliament today, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman will say the Green Party would focus on the twin crises facing our nation and the world – climate change and inequality. “In 2015, we can end child... Read more
Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou katoa. A brief history of climate change What a summer! It’s been hot, even here in Wellington. All over the country, green fields have turned a golden brown, rivers have dried up or slowed to a trickle, and, unfortunately for our farmers and for our native plants and animals, the threat of drought now hangs heavy over the land. Will 2015 be another record year for the climate? Last year was the warmest year on record around the world. Nine of the ten... Read more
On 25 January, Syriza won Greece’s parliamentary election with 36 percent of the votes. That translates into 149 out of the 300 seats in the Greek Parliament, including 50 bonus seats for being the largest party. Greek voters have decisively changed the political tide away from the previous conservative government’s cuts to public services and towards public investment values. This signifies what may become a shift in fiscal and monetary policy across Europe and beyond. Read more
Project Summary The national Executive Committee meeting of the Greens PH last November 30, 2014 reiterates the need for an specialize program that will address the gap between the need to support the local Greens institute in providing legal and paralegal experts in the area considered as a potential for conflict. This brings the idea of formulating a plan in establishing a Paralegal Network that will immediately provide the required services in the respective areas of operation. The... Read more

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