Pirate Parties and Populists – how the Greens can respond to new parties

Despite existing in many European countries for over 30 years, the Greens are usually portrayed (and portray themselves) as a ‘new’ political movement. Linked to this is the idea that the Greens s.

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London Elections – Greens go from strength to strength

In local elections held in May this year, Greens in the UK saw considerable success. This was especially the case in London, where the Green candidate for Mayor Jenny Jones finished 3rd, with the high.

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Water as a right: the latest European Citizens’ Initiative Campaign

The European Citizens Initiative was launched on the 1st April 2012 giving European citizens the possibility to directly influence the agenda setting process of the EU. But gathering 1 million signat.

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All ready for the European Citizens’ Initiative? Lessons from a campaign

The European Citizens’ Initiative will come into operation on April 1st 2012, and will give 1 million European Citizens the right to demand that the European Commission consider introducing a specif.

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Campaigning against nuclear in the Baltic States

Decommissioned Ignalina nuclear power plant in Lithuania (Update Oct 15th 2012 – in a non-binding referendum, Lithuanian voters rejected the proposal to construct a nuclear plant http://reut.rs.

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European elections 2009 – Green success in Europe-wide campaign

Green candidates at launch of the EGP election campaign, March 2009 The European Parliament elections were one of the most successful ones in the history of the European Green movement, with the Green.

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Using the Green New Deal to punch above your weight – Northern Ireland Greens

The Green Party of Northern Ireland have a difficult political environmental to deal with. Decades of often violent sectarian division within this province of the United Kingdom, mean that parties not.

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Canadian Greens – the importance of targeting

Elizabeth May being sworn in as Canada's first Green MP This article was written following an interview with Johan Hamels, executive director of the Green Party of Canada The Green Party has bee.

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European Disability Forum and their groundbreaking pilot Citizens’ Initiative

EDF campaigners presenting over 1 million signatures to the European Commission The Directive which gives power to the European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) is not due to come into force until April 2.

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Maltese Greens – divorcing Church from State

Participants at the GEF conference on divorce held in Malta last October and organised with the support of the Maltese Green foundation CeratoniaOn Saturday May 28th 2011, Maltese voters went to the p.

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Brighton & Hove Greens – not an overnight success

In May 2010 the Green Party of England and Wales celebrated the election of its first Member of Parliament when its leader, Caroline Lucas, was elected in the Brighton Pavilion constituency. A year la.

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