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Global Greens and EGP Congress launch! 30 March to 02 April 2017

15 November, 2016
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... more

Climate Change in Pakistan

17 October, 2016
Floodwaters in Pakistan, 2010 (Image: DVIDSHUB)
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... more

The Pakistan Green Party will have more than 100 candidates in local elections this year

24 February, 2015
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... more

Global Greens concern about attack on Pakistan Green

22 June, 2013
Pakistan Greens Chair Liaquat Ali Shaikh, his wife and driver were attacked at gunpoint and robbed on June 19, 2013 in Hyerabad city, Sindh province, Pakistan. This follows the murder of a Greens activist during the Greens’ election campaign. Preceding this campaign Liaquat Shaikh was kidnapped and held for a week to deter him from continuing in Green politics. The Global Greens express grave... more

Assassinat d'un militant du parti Vert au Pakistan

2 May, 2013
Liaquat Ali Shaikh (Pakistan) a ecrit:Hier l'un des sympathisants du Parti Vert, M.Shahnawaz Panhwer a ete tue par des assassins non-identifies a Dadu, dans le province de Sindh.Quelques jours avant son assassinat il avait organise a l'intention du candidat electoral du Parti Vert du PS-73 M.Imriaz Panhwer (qui soutenait le bloc de l'opposition politique contre le parti sortant) une grande... more

Pakistan Green Party Activist's Assassination

28 April, 2013
The Asia Pacific Greens are appalled by the assassination of Shahanawaz Pahwer in Pakistan. We extend our condolences to Shahanawaz Pahwer's family, friends and people of Pakistan who like him also strive for social justice.Shahanawaz Pahwer was killed by political opponents because he supported the Pakistan Green Party's effort to lead a national government that stands for nonviolence, respect... more

Fukushima two years on - APGN Statement

11 March, 2013
The global impact of the Fukushima disaster highlights the responsibility of all nations to ensure the safety of citizens and protect our planet for future generations. We are all implicated in the nuclear supply chain, whether that be through uranium mining, refining, power generation, radioactive waste, nuclear weapons, or through complicity by not discouraging the practice of our trading... more

UPDATE: Mr Liaquat Ali Shaikh released

5 October, 2012
The Global Greens welcome his release a few days ago but remain deeply disturbed about the circumstances of his detention, including being held incommunicado and without charge.

Calls for Release of Liaquat Ali Shaikh

27 September, 2012
The Asia Pacific Greens Network (APGN) requests the release by the Pakistani authorities of Mr. Liaquat Ali Shaikh, Chairperson of the Pakistan Green Party. On September 19, 2012 Liaquat was arrested in Jacobabad City, Sindh Province, Pakistan, while overseeing the distribution of relief materials for flood-affected people.  Mr.Ajiz Jakharni is thought to have verbally ordered the arrest and no... more

Call for release of Mr Liaquat Ali Shaikh

27 September, 2012
The Global Greens today call on the Pakistan government to take all necessary steps to secure the release of Mr. Liaquat Ali Shaikh as a matter of urgency and express their grave concern at his detention. Mr Liaquat, Chairperson of the Pakistan Green Party and a member of the Global Greens Coordination, was detained on September 19, 2012 in Jacobabad City, Sindh Province, Pakistan, while... more