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  Worldwide green parties Information - TextSheet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Green Parties are part of, but do not exclusively represent, a larger political movement to reform human governance to better fit the constraints of the biosphere -- usually called the Green movement to contrast it from the electoral participation of the legally-registered Parties.
Many people also confuse Green Parties with Greenpeace, a global NGO prominent in the ecology movement, which was founded in the 1970s as the green parties and shares some green goals and values, but does work with different methods and isn't organized as a political party.
Green Parties are often formed in a given jurisdiction by a coalition of scientific ecologists, community environmentalists and local (or national) leftist groups or groups concerned with peace or citizens rights.
pyro.sferahost.com /encyclopedia/w/wo/worldwide_green_parties.html   (3159 words)

  
 Green Party of South Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Green Party of South Africa is a small political party in the Western Cape province.
It has similar policies to Green parties around the world, and is a member of the Federation of Green Parties of Africa.
Ian Brownlie launched the Green Party (GRP) in July 1992, but it too disbanded after failing to win a seat in the 1994 Western Cape provincial elections under the leadership of Nathan Grant.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Green_Party_of_South_Africa   (250 words)

  
 Worldwide green parties biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Many people also confuse Green Parties with Greenpeace, a global NGO prominent in the ecology movement, which like the Green political movement was founded in the 1970s, and shares some green goals and values, but works with different methods and isn't organized as a political party.
The distinction is very often made between "green parties" (generally spelled in lowercase) in a general sense of emphasizing environmentalism, and specific organized political parties with the name "Green Party" (capitalized) that have grown up around a statement of principles called the Four Pillars and the consensus decision making process built on them.
As Green Parties generally grow from the bottom up, from neighborhood to municipal to (eco-)regional to national levels, and are often ruled by a consensus decision making process, strong local coalitions are a pre-requisite to electoral breakthroughs.
green-party.biography.ms   (3269 words)

  
 Worldwide green parties - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Formally organized political parties (and political movements) based on the Four Pillars of the Green Party and similar value systems are referred to as Green Parties (capitalized) in the rest of this article; on the other hand, green parties (lower case) includes parties that share only parts of this common value system.
Greens — supporters of Green Parties — generally view grassroots democracy, pacifism, and social justice causes — especially those related to the plight of indigenous peoples — as inherently related to ecology and human bodily health.
Green Parties are part of, but do not exclusively represent, a larger political movement to reform human governance to better fit the constraints of the biosphere — usually called the Green movement to contrast it from the electoral participation of the legally-registered Parties.
www.grohol.com /wiki/Green_party   (3645 words)

  
 Cameroon
This proliferation of African green parties was a direct consequence of economic and environmental mismanagement under dictatorships, leading to deforestation, desertification, imported toxic wastes, urban squalor, population impoverishment,etc..In these very difficult and pressing circumstances the green parties in Africa were created.
The different green parties which have been set up, often by intellectual minorities living in the large cities where life has been degraded at all levels, still allow room for hope.
Given this situation, the African green parties followed the old adage of "unity is strength" and decided to regroup.
www.global.greens.org.au /cameroon.html   (952 words)

  
 Orion > Orion Magazine > Green Across the Globe
Greens from North America and Latin America met in 1997 to form the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas, while the Swedish Green Forum has sponsored meetings between the African and European Green Federations, and the first meeting of the Asia-Pacific Green Federation in 2000.
Green parties have a disproportionately high level of support among the young, who face their own unique array of problems (from being increasingly viewed as a commodity in affluent nations, to lacking education and even basic human rights in poorer countries).
She is also a newly enlisted member of the Green Party and is involved, in a supportive role, in establishing a local Green candidate for the next election in her area.
www.oriononline.org /pages/om/02-1om/Stupples.html   (3437 words)

  
 Articles - Worldwide green parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Many people also confuse Green Parties with Greenpeace, a global NGO prominent in the ecology movement, which like the Green political movement was founded in the 1970s, and shares some green goals and values, but works with different methods and is not organized as a political party.
However, Greens respond that industrial nations are still those which use the most resources, and contribute most to climate change, and that as the poor world develops, we must help it develop with renewable rather than finite/carbon-based energy sources.
Green platforms draw terminology from the science of ecology, and policy from Feminism, left-liberalism, libertarian socialism, Social Democracy (Social Ecology) and even sometimes libertarian survivalists.
www.oldion.com /articles/Green_party   (3230 words)

  
 Global Greens -
The Global Greens is the international network of Green parties and political movements.
This website represents the efforts of the Global Green Coordination to deepen communication, especially via the Internet, among Green Parties and Federations everywhere; to promote the Global Green Charter among the Green Parties of the world, kindred groups, and in society at large; and to stimulate and facilitate action on matters of global consequence.
Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of) - Zeleni/Greens of Serbia
www.globalgreens.info   (406 words)

  
 Notes on Oaxaca: Green Millennium Global Meeting
The Federation felt it was making a statement that each Green regional federation should decide the legitimacy of Green Parties in its region and that no one region of the world should be able to decide for others.
It was sponsored by the Federation of the Green Parties of the Americas and the Federation of Green Ecologist Parties of Africa.
One was the Federation of the Green Parties of the Americas meeting on Friday, September 24.
www.greens.org /s-r/gga/oaxaca.html   (1289 words)

  
 USGP-IC : Report from the African Green Congress, Dakar 2000
With this in mind, Greens from seventeen African countries met in Dakar,Senegal March 2002, for the first-ever Congress of the African Federation of Green Parties.
But there was disappointment that the Federation hadn't further developed in the past four years, especially by the international Green counterparts who have been supporters financially for most of their events.
The presence of Greens from the U.S. and México was highly valued by African Green delegates, with desires expressed on all sides for continuing the strengthening of ties.
www.gp.org /committees/intl/African.htm   (981 words)

  
 Are the Greens Ready for Success?
The Greens made a minor media splash in the wake of the Nader campaign when, in November 1996, the first Green-majority city council in the U.S. was elected in Arcata, a college town in the heart of "ecotopia" in northern California redwood country.
Greens made the supermarket tabloids for the first time in 1998 when Al Lewis, known to most as "Grandpa" on the TV sitcom "The Munsters," was nominated by the Green Party of New York for governor.
The Greens do not have the institutionalized union base of the Labor Party or the community organizing base of ACORN sustaining the New Party, not to mention the corporate financing of the "Dumublicans and Repugnicrats," as the major parties are known among Greens.
www.wpunj.edu /~newpol/issue27/hawkin27.htm   (5056 words)

  
 Green Party of California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Green Party of California is affiliated with the Green Party of the United States (USGP) on the national level.
On the international level, the USGP is a member of the Federation of the Green Parties of the Americas, as well as a formal diplomatic partner with the European Federation of Green Parties and the Australian Greens.
The first planetary Green Party meeting was in Brazil in 1992, and the second was in Australia in April 2001.
www.feinstein.org /greenparty/gpcaintro.html   (452 words)

  
 Campus Greens at UCSB
Green Partys are gaining increasing support worldwide, for the simple reason that they protect people, not corporations.
For example the German Greens have had seats in the Bundestag for several years and played a major role in the succesful coalition which won the last national elections and resulted in the downfall of the conservative government.
Green Party organizations extend beyond the state level by virtue of their relationships with other state, national and international Green Party Organizations.
www.ucsbcampus.greens.org   (615 words)

  
 S/R 15: Green Movements and Parties in Latin America
One of the main results of this meeting was the formation of the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas in order to coordinate and establish a network of communication between Green Parties of these continents, exchange experiences, and support activities which happen in each country.
All the Green Parties represented in Mexico approved a declaration on "Democracy, Social Justice, and the Environment" which stated that globalization of the economy and broad implementation of neo-liberal policies are generating a dynamic of disequilibrium and social despair, reducing the rights of people and unions, and creating environmental destruction without precedent.
With this declaration, Green Parties from the most diverse countries clearly wanted to illustrate the dangers which currently confront democracy and show that it is possible to conceive of an alternative social model which is in harmony with nature and based on a non-violent political ecology.
www.greens.org /s-r/15/15-01.html   (1743 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)

  
 Democracy, Earth Rights and Ecotaxation Seminar
Twice elected to Co-Chair the Steering Committee for the Association of State Green Parties in the United States, she is now Co-Chair of the International Committee for the newly formed Green Party of the United States.
Goeke is also the elected 'English speaking' spokesperson for the Federation of Green Parties of the Americas and as a delegate for the Global Green Coordination helped organize the Global Greens 2001 Conference in Canberra, Australia.
Akuopha appealed to the assembled Green Party leaders to become thoroughly versed in geoclassical economics and the principles set forth in the writings of Henry George and to encourage these principles to be taught to school children and to workers.
www.earthrights.net /docs/ecotaxsem.html   (3478 words)

  
 Politics in the Zeros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However German Greens recently supported putting German troops on foreign soil (for the first time since WW II), are actively engaged in dismantling the social support system, are immigration-unfriendly, and on and on it goes.
Petra Kelly, co-founder of the German Green Party, which she described as "a non-violent ecological and basic-democratic anti-war coalition" would be appalled at what German Green party has turned into.
The European Federation of Green Parties fully supports the European Union and its enlargement, while claiming that they will be able to give this process a human, social and democratic face.
www.polizeros.com /2003/12/08.html   (975 words)

  
 Green Party of Santa Cruz County California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As you will note as you scroll down, the Resolution is followed by the text of the call for a global Green coordination by the Green Federation of the Americas and the Green Federation of Africa at the Oaxaca Green Gathering in September 1999.
Whereas the Greens are a significant, if not the only, political force active in the world today that has a chance to curb the environmental and socio-economic excesses and unacceptable depredations on the life of the people by major corporations and most governments;
One of three U.S. Delegates to the Global Green Gathering 200l in Canberra April 14-16 (the other two delegates are Julia Willebrand of the New York Green Party and Mike Feinstein of the California Green Party).
www.santacruzgreenparty.org /news/global.green.coordination.htm   (541 words)

  
 PROTOCOL OF ACCORD SIGNED BETWEEN THE FEDERATION OF GREEN PARTIES OF AMERICA AND THE FEDERATION OF ECOLOGIST PARTIES OF ...
Both federations compromised to fight together against the utilization of the poor countries as deposits of toxic waste and dangerous substances, that come from the industrializated countries.
Both federations will cooperate to make consciense in their political leaders of both continents, over the negative consecuenses of nutrition and development, becouse of the fuga of capital of the countries of the south to the industrialized countries of the north.
Both federations compromised to work together promoving the enviromental education, intervening the introduction of enviromental problems in all the countries of both continents.
www.fpva.org.mx /docs/africai.htm   (269 words)

  
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In the late 19th century the British South Africa Company began making treaties with the local chiefs in what was then known as Northern Rhodesia.
Following the 1924 British administrative takeover of the region and the discovery of copper in the late 1920s, many Europeans immigrated to the area.
Kuanda legalized multiple political parties in December 1990, and multiparty elections--the first in nearly 20 years--were held in 1991.
www.gateway-africa.com /countries/zambia.html   (360 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
English Version of the protocol of accord signed between the federation of Green parties of America and the federation of ecologist parties of Africa
Both federation are compromised to work for the creation of a global structure of green parties.
Jorge González Torres Adamou Garba President of the Federation Secretary General of the Of Green Parties of America Federation of Ecologist Parties of Africa
www.global.greens.org.au /charter/africanamericanprotocol.html   (282 words)

  
 Green Parties of the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Rally of Congolese Ecologists - The Greens (Rassemblement des Écologistes Congolais - The Greens, REC - Les Verts)
Green Party of Kosovo (Partia e të Gjelbërve e Kosovës, PGJK), Serbia and Montenegro
Greens of Montenegro (Zeleni Crne Gore), Serbia and Montenegro
www.broadleft.org /greens.htm   (224 words)

  
 Articles - Global Greens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Global Greens (or formally: the Global Green Network) are an organization of cooperating Green parties.
Their statement of principle is the Charter of the Global Greens, formulated in 2001 in Canberra, Australia at the first Global Greens meeting.
The Global Green Network brings together Green parties and interested individuals from Africa, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific region and Europe.
www.lastring.com /articles/Global_Greens   (215 words)

  
 Green - Politics - Society - WoList.com - Everything you want to know about Green is on this site!
A list of Green Parties and associated groups from across the world, divided by continent.
Stories, news, and other links seeking to transform the relationship between the Green Party and the rest of the progressive community by sharing the reasons for switching from mainstream parties.
Green weekly newspaper published by the Democratic Socialist Party (Australia).
www.wolist.com /wo/society/politics/green   (214 words)

  
 Games Web Page
A communiqué between SGP and the Federal Environmental Agency of the United Arab Emirates has been made, whereby SGP has requested the ban of charcoal import from Somalia.
Somali Greens calls for all Somalis and all other nature-loving people to immediately end the ongoing environmental devastation in Somalia.
Greens are planning to open offices in Putland, Somailand, Southerland and Kismayo regions.
www.africagreenparty.20m.com   (807 words)

  
 Parties Green Politics
Site desc: A network between the green parties and groups across the Balkan region.
Site desc: A list of Green Parties and associated groups from across the world, divided by continent.
Greens of the Republic of Poland (Zieloni RP)
www.xmeta.com /web/5856919/society/politics/green/parties   (392 words)

  
 GREENS/EFA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Greens EFA NGOs & campaigns Magazines & Publications Institutions MEDIA
This section provides links to other green and regionalist websites but also to associations and institutions.
- German Greens in the EP (Bundnis90/Die Grünen)
www.greens-efa.org /en/links   (147 words)

  
 Politically-oriented Net Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Government by the People Green Party - South Africa
Konserwatiewe Party / Conservative Party - South Africa
Labour Party - UK Left Socialist Party of Denmark
www.polity.org.za /lists/polsites.html   (208 words)

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