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Taiwan Green Party 2016 Elections: Q&A with Ken-cheng Lee, former Party Co-Chair

24 May, 2016
受訪者: 李根政, 台灣綠黨的前共同召集人(資料照,顏麟宇攝)
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... more


Women in politics - experiences from Green leaders

23 May, 2016
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The Global Greens Women's Network held its first webinar on 16 April. If you missed hearing it live, listen to the presentations now.Click here to listen, and the transcript is copied below.Our wonderful speakers from around the world are:Metiria Turei - Member of the New Zealand Parliament and co-leader of the Green PartyMaria Wetterstrand - Former spokesperson for 9 years in Sweden, former... more


Global Greens Action on Implementing the Paris Agreement

11 May, 2016
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A Global Greens statement was produced to coincide with the Paris Agreement signing ceremony which took place in New York in April. The Global Greens campaign invited Green members in national parliaments to identify one fossil fuel reserve to leave in the ground and at least one fossil fuel subsidy to abolish or phase out and take legislative action accordingly. We also invited national Green... more


Former Green MP Holly Walker on life in Parliament as a mother, and a woman

29 April, 2016
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When I was an MP, I used to tell people that I went into politics to use my voice. Yet at the end of three years in Parliament, I had lost my voice completely. Former New Zealand Green MP Holly Walker advocates for Members of Parliament to be able to combine parenting with politics.


Global Greens Statement on ratifying the Paris Agreement

22 April, 2016
Statement by the Global Greens on the occasion of the Signing of the Paris Agreement, New York, 21 April 2016. Green parliamentarians around the world undertake to introduce in the national Parliaments, in which we are represented, domestic legislation to give practical effect to the Paris Agreement.


GGWN Webinar Summary - 16 April 2016

15 April, 2016
The Global Greens Women’s Network (GGWN) held its first Webinar on 16 April 2016, commemorating as well the same day in which the Global Greens adopted its Charter in 2001.  The GGWN invited a panel of Green Party leaders from each regional Federation of the Global Greens to speak about their experiences overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities in Green politics, and was attended by 30... more


30 Years Since Chernobyl, 5 Years Since Fukushima

11 March, 2016
30 years after Chernobyl and 5 years after Fukushima, we have not forgotten about the tragedy caused by these two nuclear accidents. The Green Party of Japan, along with Green Parties around the world, will continue to work towards a nuclear-free and peaceful future.


Several Women Missing from the Salt Area of Uttarakhand State in India: UKPP calls on the Government to Stop Human Trafficking

6 March, 2016
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, March 7, 2016 The Uttarakhand Parivartan Party or UKPP is going to hold a Candle March in the city of Dehradun (Ghantaghar--Gandhi Park--Ghantaghar) on the eve of the International Women’s Day to draw public-attention towards the increasing incidents of human trafficking and women’s exploitation in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India.  As the world is gearing up to... more


Human Trafficking in the Indian State of Uttarakhand on Rise

6 March, 2016
On the eve of the International Women's Day, the UKPP or Uttarakhand Parivartan Party organised a Candle Marchin Dehradun, UK to draw attention of the Harish Rawat Government of the Congress party in Uttarakhand towards the incidents of 11 women missing from the Salt (सल्ट ) area of Almora district and sexual exploitation of the inmates of a Distressed Women's Home in Dehradun, UK. कल शाम यानी... more


Strengthening Political Participation of Women in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

24 February, 2016
Indonesia Green Union conducts green political schools to educate women at the village, district, town and province levels so that they will be ready to participate in Indonesia's legislative elections in 2019.


Green Party of Lebanon joins the Asia Pacific Greens Federation

20 February, 2016
The Global Greens welcomes the Green Party of Lebanon as the newest member of the Asia Pacific Greens Federation (APGF)!


Across the Seas

27 January, 2016
2016 isn't just the election year here in Australia. As members of the Global Greens network, we look forward to participating around the world.


Taking Climate Action to the Next Level: Reflections by UN Climate Chief

19 January, 2016
As the ink dries on the Paris Agreement concluded in December, the significance of the event is now being weighed up. At one and the same time, it is an ‘historic moment of hope for humanity’; it goes ‘nowhere near far enough’; and it is even a ‘fraud’. Which is correct? For Christiana Figuerres, Executive Director of UNFCC, the Agreement, “establishes a new model of 21st century diplomacy”.... more


Case Study for an Effective Climate Contribution: 2nd post-Paris blog

9 January, 2016
Dr Kennedy Graham, MP (NZ) The 2015 Paris outcome is going to require higher standards of behaviour from all 196 Parties to the Framework Convention.   The Paris Agreement aims to ‘strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change’; Article 4 provides that “developed country Parties should continue taking the lead by undertaking economy-wide reduction targets”. In the... more


Indonesia Green Union's Assessment of COP21 Climate Agreement

14 December, 2015
Paris, 30th November-12 December 2015 By: Ade Indriani Zuchri, General Secretary Indonesia Green Union   COP 21 has just ended; there will be no more long debate, serious situation, disappointed gimmick, and high tense atmosphere. What can we pick from the biggest event, which was participated by 195 countries in Paris? A legal agreement in which all of participated countries should keep the... more


Historic Agreement ‘Brings Us Together’: Now for the Hard Part - Kennedy Graham COP21 blog 6

13 December, 2015
The outcome is historic. The international community is, substantively for the first time, acting as a global community facing a global problem. All 196 parties are accepting a legally-binding obligation to undertake effective action to avert dangerous climate change. The ’92 Framework Convention set up the global objective and structure. The 2015 protocol (otherwise known as the Paris... more