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  European Federation of Green Parties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The European Federation of Green Parties is an umbrella organization of green parties in Europe.
The party is also known as the European Greens.
Prior to the founding of the European Greens, EFGP was one of the two subgroups in the Greens-EFA group in the European Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/European_Federation_of_Green_Parties   (244 words)

 Scottish Green Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was a constituent part of the UK Green Party (as it was then called) until 1990, when the Scottish Green Party became a separate party from the party in England and Wales (Northern Ireland also took this route later).
Mark Ballard is Green speaker on the economy and an MSP for the Lothians, the second Green MSP for that region.
Robin Harper is Co-Convenor of the Scottish Green Party, Green speaker on education at Holyrood and the first Green MSP for the Lothians.
www.kernersville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Scottish_Green_Party   (539 words)

 AllRefer.com - Green party (Political Parties And Movements) - Encyclopedia
Green party, any of the political parties established in various countries to oppose the destructive environmental effects of many modern technologies and the economic systems and institutions that drive them.
Many Green parties also advocate pacifism and strongly support human rights; the parties are typically grassroots leftist in their political orientation.
Ralph Nader was the Green party's presidential candidate in 1996 and 2000, and in the latter election the party garnered the largest vote (2.6%) of any U.S. third party.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/Greenpart.html   (331 words)

 Green parties Article, Greenparties Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Green Parties are part of, but do not exclusively represent, a larger political movement to reform human governance to betterfit the constraints of the biosphere -- usually called the Green movement to contrast it from the electoral participation of thelegally-registered Parties.
Green Parties are often formed in a given jurisdiction by a coalition of scientific ecologists, community environmentalists andlocal (or national) leftist groups or groups concerned with peace or citizensrights.
The European Federation of Green Parties formed itself as the European Green Party on 22 February 2004, in the run-up to European Parliament elections in June, 2004, a further stepin trans-national integration.
www.anoca.org /party/greens/green_parties.html   (3171 words)

 The statutes of the European Federation of Green Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The statutes of the European Federation of Green Parties
The Federation is a mandated political body : the Guiding Principles of the Federation, are binding for the Federation's political bodies on the European level and should be committing for the Member's policies on the national and regional levels.
Where member parties are running in alliances their votes will be calculated from the votes of the alliance in proportion to the green parliamentarians have gotten in comparison to the total number of the parliamentarians of the alliance.
utopia.knoware.nl /users/oterhaar/greens/europe/statutes.htm   (1886 words)

 European Green Parties
Leading green party members, including Zhvania, became involved in creating a political platform for former Soviet foreign minister Edward Shevardnadze to assume Georgia’s leadership after the civil war of the early 1990s and the deposition of the nationalist administration that had taken over from the communists.
However, the greens depend on the renewal of the pre-election coalition with the socialists for the parliamentary elections in June 2002.
German greens were much stronger structurally than most of their sister parties before entering federal government, but at the same time they also faced greater expectations for what they could achieve.
www.heldref.org /html/greenparties.html   (3843 words)

 12.13.01: Greens Support International Response to 9-11.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The European Federation of Green Parties (EFGP) published a resolution opposing the unilateral military action by the U.S. in Afghanistan in retaliation for the September 11 attacks and urging internationally cooperative efforts to resolve conflicts in Israel and Palestine and in central Asia.
Therefore the European Greens are asking the UN to co-ordinate all humanitarian assistance that is needed in the region and all international humanitarian organisations, the EU and all the governments to insure that all humanitarian aid that is needed will be given to help the situation of people in Afghanistan and in the region.
The European Greens are concerned that in some countries there is already evidence that a wide definition of terrorism has resulted in innocent people and organisations being made targets when exercising their legitimate right to peaceful and democratic resistance.
www.gp.org /press/pr_12_13_01.html   (1408 words)

Green Policies are based on the belief that people want to live in harmony with their surroundings and in peace with their neighbours, in a society which offers a clean and safe environment, security in the present and confidence in the future.
Greens believe that there is an urgent need to enlarge the spectrum of civil rights, democratic participation, human rights and protection for the rights of minorities, in order to meet the social and environmental challenges of the late 20th century.
Greens value the diversity of heritage and language across Europe and insist on the full legal, social and cultural participation of minorities in the democratic process as well as mutual respect in the fields of society, language and culture.
www.indiana.edu /~v600rb/PAGE6.HTML   (4896 words)

 Inter Press Service News Agency
The Italian green party is responsible for the emergence of a cultural awareness and a sense of defending the country's natural heritage, leading, for example, protests against corrupt practices in urban construction.
But the European greens "became institutionalised" and their political culture increasingly resembles that of the rest of the parties, "losing their sense of innovation and struggle and their radical edge," Prospero said.
Die Gruenen, like the most conservative German parties, argues that the welfare state needs to undergo radical reform to survive, and the greens "are the leading defender of the partial privatisation of the pension system and of the reduction of long-term social services for the unemployed," Rabbitz said.
www.ipsnews.net /print.asp?idnews=23459   (983 words)

 Association of State Green Parties (ASGP)
Greens recognize that this challenge represents a new global conflict superseding the 20th century competition between western capitalism and bureaucratic socialism (Soviet-style communism).
That leaves the Green Party as the sole political force with serious electoral ambitions that's willing to defend human rights, freedoms, and democracy, economic and social justice, and the health of the environment against the conversion to a global system governed by and for corporations.
Greens represent the electoral wing of the movement against GloboCorp's threat to democracy and the earth itself.
www.commondreams.org /news2001/0413-03.htm   (1031 words)

 Green party on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Many Green parties also advocate pacifism and strongly support human rights ; the parties are typically grassroots leftist in their political orientation.
There are numerous Green parties in Europe, 32 of which are members of the European Federation of Green Parties.
Green parties in several other European nations have been part of coalition governments, most notably in France (1997-2002).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/g/greenpart.asp   (567 words)

 Green Party of the United States
All strength to you, to the United States, and to all the Americans; the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas feels devastated for this National and International Tragedy.
The European Federation of Green Parties would like to express its condolences to the American people for the tragic loss of innocent lives in the terrorist actions of today.
This has fueled the concerns of a broad part of German as well as European society that an insufficiently circumspect reaction on the part of the USA could in the end be what the terrorists are counting on to build on the escalation of violence.
www.commondreams.org /news2001/0914-02.htm   (1317 words)

 The Greens (France) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Les Verts (the Greens) is a Green Party in France.
In the 2002 presidential election, the Green Party candidate for president was Noël Mamère.
Les Verts were in alliance with the French Socialist Party from 1997 to 2002.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Les_Verts   (173 words)

 European Greens Call for Ecological Tax Reform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This resolution was adopted by the European Federation of Green Parties at their recent congress.
The European Greens advocate extensive ecological financial reform for the long term as a common task of the EU.
Green ecological financial reform also involves introducing taxes [on environmentally destructive activities] and systematically removing subsidies which result in harmful effects on the environment.
www.progress.org /greenp10.htm   (285 words)

 Global Greens -
At that time, “Os Verdes” considered the creation of the Federation an important step to strengthen the bonds among green parties and thus to contribute to the growth and strengthening of the Green Movement in Europe.
We hoped that the Federation would constitute a solid basis for the support of an ecologist intervention that aims to give an active contribution to the construction of a Europe and a World that are more just, show more solidarity and more respect for freedom and for human and environmental rights.
The European Federation of Green Parties must be something new and not a just a mere reproduction of the old faded political models.
www.globalgreens.info /literature/books/20years/cunha.html   (358 words)

 European Federation of Green Parties - Resolution on Kosovo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is much discussion within the European Green Parties – as in the whole European society – concerning the NATO bombing in Serbia and Kosovo.
The German Green Party and the French Greens came out in support of the NATO intervention.
However, the overwhelming majority of the 30 Member Parties of the European Federation are opposing the NATO strikes and are calling for an immediate stop of the bombings.
www.labournet.org.uk /green1.html   (604 words)

 Youth Organization - Cyprus Green Party
The Federation of Young European Greens defines itself as the one young green organisation in Europe that is staying close to the European Green Party / European Federation of Green Parties without losing its independence and critical point of view towards green politics.
Therefore the green parties have to implement a number of measures to encourage young people to join the greens and stay with them.
Young Green organisations build the future basis of green parties and take a lot of the tasks concerning distributing knowledge about green party structures and leadership skills and promote green values within the youth.
leonardo.spidernet.net /Artus/3314/manifestoYOUNG.html   (788 words)

 S/R 20: 28 April 1999 European Federation of Green Parties - Resolution on Kosovo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There is much discussion within the European Green Parties - as in the whole European society - concerning the NATO bombing in Serbia and Kosovo.
One of the most important goals of Green security policy is the creation of a Pan- European security system which includes all European countries.
According to our principles of peaceful conflict resolution and demilitarisation, Green Parties have a great responsibility to work for a political solution to the Kosovo crisis, particularly Green parties in parliaments and governments.
www.greens.org /s-r/20/20-17.html   (612 words)

 European Federation of Green Parties GATS Resolution - Green Party
European Green parties, aware about risks linked to the liberalisation of public services under the WTO's aegis, stress the necessity of transparency and democratic control of the negotiations led by the European Commission.
GREEN MEP Caroline Lucas has joined more than 100 MPs from all parties in Westminster and Brussels in calling for increased democracy in international trade negotiations.
Federation of Public Services Unions, today presented Christmas gifts to EU Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy to symbolize his gift - control of public services - to big business and the World Trade Organisation.
www.greens.org.nz /searchdocs/other6078.html   (595 words)

 Open Directory - Society: Politics: Green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
European Federation of Green Parties (EFGP) - Association of Green Parties throughout Europe.
Global Greens Conference 2001 - International conference of Green political parties being planned for Canberra, Australia in April 2001.
Green Liberty - Argument that the goals of the Green Party are best achieved while obeying Libertarian principles.
dmoz.org /Society/Politics/Green   (152 words)

 GREENS/EFA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
European Federation of Green Parties Meeting opens Friday, 30 November in Budapest
More than 150 delegates form Green Parties from 35 European countries will meet in Budapest for their 12th Council meeting of the European Federation of Green Parties (EFGP).
EFGP Spokesperson Marian Coyne and Márta Márczis, Co-Chair of the Hungarian Greens (Zöld Demokratak)and Pierre Jonckheer MEP Vice-President elect of the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament will deliver the opening speeches.
www.greens-efa.org /en/press/detail.php?id=830&lg=en   (203 words)

 09.17.01: Global Support for US Citizens
Greens From Around the World Express Sympathy and Solidarity with Americans.
The Federation of Green Parties of the Americas
Human life is sacred, and we cannot but express the solidarity of our Federation to all those eople who have had to suffer the loss of a relative, friend or acquaintance.
www.gp.org /press/pr_09_17_01.html   (1207 words)

 Political Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
European People's Party - EU level union of Christian Democrats and like-minded parties.
Party of European Socialist - Association of European Socialist and Social Democratic Parties.
Young Greens - Federation of Young European Greens.
www.eugateway.org /ppp.htm   (83 words)

 Newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fascinating things have been happening abroad, as the European Greens are taking electoral office on a massive scale (most recently, in a coalition Government in Belgium).
Such unprecedented successes are also creating unprecedented strains and conflicts within the Green movement; because the Green parties are mostly small and in coalition Governments, they have limited leverage to actually change things, at the exact moment that expectations are at their highest.
Finally, note that Denmark's Socialistik Folkeparti serves as an official observer of the European Federation of Green Parties, and received 7.1% of the vote, earning it a single seat in the EP.
www.efn.org /~dredmond/newslett.html   (157 words)

 Eurosim -Institutions of The European Union-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The European Liberal Democratic and Reform Party (ELDR) is the official EU parliamentary page for the ELDR; the European Liberal, Democratic and Reform Party Home Page is a non-EU site.
The European Federation of Green Parties is a much more useful source in terms of identifying what the Greens support and do.
The European Radical Alliance (ARE) is also simply a search for identifying members of ARE.
www.fredonia.edu /department/polisci/eurosim/euinstitutions.html   (259 words)

 UW Libraries - Green Parties Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Gateway to the confederation of Green Parties within the United States.
This organization and their Web site help to unite and create a dialogue between Green Parties around the world.
This page, maintained by the Green Party of California, is currently operating as a sort of catchall for local green movement groups which lack their own web sites, or who want to have a link to a central page.
www.lib.washington.edu /mcnews/opposingviews/green.html   (216 words)

 The European Federation of Green Parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The results for Green Parties in the European elections are:
The Committee of the Federation consists since 1 December 1999 of:
The European Federation of Green Parties consists of the following parties.
utopia.knoware.nl /users/oterhaar/greens/europe/europe.htm   (131 words)

 Governments on the WWW: European Union
European Commission - Representation in Austria / Europäische Kommission - Vertretung in Österreich
European Commission - Representation in Belgium / Europese Commissie - Vertegenwoordiging in België / Commission Européenne - Représentation en Belgique
European Commission - Representation in Germany / Europäische Kommission - Vertretung in Deutschland
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/eu.html   (981 words)

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