Good news, We are now the Asia-Pacific Greens Federation!  How we got here: At the Global Greens Congress in Dakar, APGN delegates resolved to register our organisation; The Asia-Pacific Greens Coordination Committee (APGCC) called for expressions of interest for hosts & researched optimal conditions for an international legal entity.   Australia was selected, and the APGN adopted the incorporation of the Friends of the Global Greens (FROGG), and registered our name as the Asia-... Read more
The Global Greens utterly condemn the massacre perpetrated by the military against supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, Alexandria and other centres in Egypt on 14 August 2013. The violent dissolution of the sit-ins in Al-Nahda Square and Raba’a al-Adawiyya demonstrates that the military forces in Egypt are not responding to the ongoing social and political crisis in Egypt in a democratic and peaceful manner. We call on the military government to halt the violence immediately and for... Read more
Egyptian dishes, Thomas Leplus
Perpetrators of the brutal crackdown against Morsi supporters must be brought to justice  The Global Greens call on the Egyptian authorities to bring to justice those responsible for the brutal crackdown on Friday 26th July against supporters of ousted President Morsi, with its terrible toll of dead and injured. We call on all political factions to end the clashes on the street and on the Government to take all necessary measures to restore peace and prevent similar atrocities from happening... Read more
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 concern at this latest attack and call for the Pakistan authorities to investigate thoroughly,... Read more
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 assemblee publique dans son village. Sa femme nous a dit que deux personnes etaient venus lui demander qui... Read more
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 for diversity, social justice, sustainability, democracy and ecological wisdom. Mr. Pahwer's death... Read more
Call for dialogue among countries participating in the escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula.The Green Parties of South Korea, Taiwan and Japan call for unconditional dialogue among countries responsable for the escalation of tension on the Korean Peninsula, in recognition that war has devastating impacts for all earthly inhabitants, and that nonviolence and sustainability are core values for both Greens and peace-loving nations alike.Green Parties around the world stand for nonviolence... Read more
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 partners. Read more
Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | http://www.greens.org.nz/speeches/kennedy-grahams-debate-prime-ministers-statementContact: Kennedy Graham MPThe Prime Minister's annual statement to Parliament presumably reflects his Government's view of the state of the nation, and its political priorities.So what is to be found in yesterday's speech? He began by claiming he was re-elected with a plan for a faster growing economy, supporting jobs, income, and better public services, thereby getting it wrong in the... Read more
Apply for the APGN Secretary position at: http://www.asiapacificgreens.org/apgn-secretary-application, by deadline Friday, January 11, 2013. Read more
The Asia Pacific Greens Network (APGN) sends our hearty congratulations on the La Federación des Partidos Verdes de las Américas (FPVA) achievement in holding your 2012 General Assembly. This is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the FPVA’s strengths and areas for further growth; as well as to demonstrate to the world how the Greens’ core values can be applied in various contexts.  At this General Assembly participants can make connections that create new possibilities, collaborate across... Read more
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The Global Greens Coordination (GGC) is delighted to announce that, in a major step forward, the Global Greens Secretariat will move from Australia to Brussels in 2013 with the position of Secretary becoming full-time. The GGC met in Athens on 6-8 November in the lead up to this weekend’s European Greens Council meeting and made several significant decisions. Read more
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. Read more
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 official charge has been made nor case registered against Liaquat so far.  Since the time of... Read more
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 overseeing the distribution of relief materials for flood-affected people. Read more
Purpose: This document (below and attached) explains the application process for hosting the 3rd APGN Congress. The aim of the 3rd APGN Congress:  To develop the APGN into an institution that actively enables the election of Green Parties into Government offices across the region.  The Congress aims to strengthen internal APGN mechanisms to ensure the integrity of the Greens and APGN identity; key topics include updating standards in membership, governance, grievance management, business, and... Read more
Purpose:This document (below and attached) explains the application process for hosting the 3rd APGN Congress.The aim of the 3rd APGN Congress:To develop the APGN into an institution that actively enables the election of Green Parties into Government offices across the region. The Congress aims to strengthen internal APGN mechanisms to ensure the integrity of the Greens and APGN identity; key topics include updating standards in membership, governance, grievance management, business, and many... Read more
The Asia Pacific Greens NetworkDemands that all parties involved in the Third Papuan Congress and Indonesia state forces conflict, which erupted on 10/19/2011, commit to nonviolence, participatory democracy, social justice, and human rights. The incident:On October 19, 2011 Indonesian military forces violently intervened in the Third Papuan Congress’ meeting, at least six congress participants are reported dead and dozens of people including the congress organisers were arrested due to this... Read more

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