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April 2014

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The EGP on its way to Athens! NEW
Greenyourope 1 Year, 5 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
The Individual’s Supporters Network (ISN) of the European Green Party (EGP), together with the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) and the ENGS (European Network of Green Seniors), is doing its way to the EGP Autumn council (Athens, 9-11...
Grüne Bundesdelegiertenkonferenz (BDK) in Hannover NEW
Jan Albrecht 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Veranstaltet von Bundesvorstand BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN, aktuelle Informationen unter www.gruene.de 16. bis 18.11.2012 in Hannover Hannover Congress Centrum (HCC), Eilenriedehalle Themen: u.a. Bundesvorstandswahlen, Spitzenkandidaten, Europapolitik...
All the (train)roads lead to Athens NEW
Greenyourope 1 Year, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
The European Green Party has chosen Athens to host its second 2012 council. This meeting, which put together delegates from all european green parties, will happen between the 11 and the 13 of November. I am actually delighted with the choice of loca...
Dokumentation: “Warum ist Europa so schwierig (geworden)?” NEW
Helga Trübel (MEP) 1 Year, 7 Months, 1 Week, 1 Hour, 49 Minutes ago
Interview mit Helga Trüpel  (gesendet am 7. September 2012 von 15.05-16.00 Uhr auf Radio Bremen/Nordwestradio) http://www.ardmediathek.de/nordwestradio/radio-bremen-gespraechszeit?documentId=11676418...
Conferentie: Het groene antwoord op de eurocrisis NEW
GroenLinks Europa 1 Year, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 17 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
GroenLinks Europa organiseert op 1 september in de Beurs van Berlage een middag over Europa en de eurocrisis. Keynotesprekers zijn Sony Kapoor, Sven Giegold, Daniel Cohn-Bendit en lijsttrekker Jolande Sap. De kiezer stemt op 12 september niet alleen...
Fifty Shades of Green NEW
Shiraz Socialst 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
(Guest post from Pink Prosecco) The Green Party held out against the whole concept of leadership until 2008, when Caroline Lucas was elected with an overwhelming majority, but seems now to have adjusted to the idea, as four candidates have put themse...
Is it time to vote Green? / Feeding the habit NEW
EUobserver Blogs 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
French Greens obtain 18 seats in National Assembly NEW
Greenyourope 1 Year, 10 Months, 7 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Great success to the French Greens in the parliamentary elections of June 17. ‘Europe Ecologie – Les Verts’ obteined 18 seats in National Assembly. They only had 4 seats so far. Thus, the French Greens have now their own independen...
Der Grüne Konvent 24.02.2012: Jetzt auch im LIVESTREAM zum Mitverfolgen! NEW
Franziska Brantner (MEP) 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Days, 14 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Grüner Konvent: Die Zukunft der EU – Jetzt Mitmachen. Mitreden. Mitgestalten! JETZT auch am 24.02.2012 per LIVESTREAM mitverfolgen: http://gruenlink.de/6hx Als Grüne Bundestagsfraktion und Europagruppe GRÜNE diskutieren wir mit Euch und Ihnen ü...
Grüne Erklärung zur Zukunft der Europäischen Union NEW
Jan Albrecht 2 Years, 3 Months, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Mit der Grünen Erklärung möchten wir Euch ermuntern, gemeinsam mit uns über die Zukunft der Europäischen Union zu diskutieren – und zwar zunächst online und dann in einer gemeinsamen Veranstaltung, dem Grünen Konvent am 24. Februar 2012...
Gemeinsame Erklärung zur Zukunft Europas NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 2 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Erklärung von der Klausur der Bundestagsfraktion zur Zukunft der EU als Aufschlag des Grünen Konvents am 24.2.12.
Europese Groenen willen sterker euronoodfonds NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 5 Months, 4 Days, 16 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
De Europese regeringen moeten snel moedige stappen zetten om de euro te redden. Ze moeten snel, met hulp van de Europese Centrale Bank, het euronoodfonds versterken. Dat verlangen de Groene partijen in Europa, waaronder GroenLinks. Tijdens het congre...
Eurocrisis: Europese Groenen bijeen in Parijs NEW
GroenLinks Europa 2 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 10 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Dit weekend komen meer dan duizend Groene politici uit de Europese Unie bijeen in Parijs om de eurocrisis te bespreken. Namens GroenLinks nemen Europarlementariërs en Tweede Kamerleden deel aan het congres. Doel is om in een Verklaring van Parijs ee...
The Polish Green Party and the Upcoming Elections NEW
Beyond the Transition 2 Years, 7 Months, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
An interesting interview in English with Bartłomiej Kozek from the Polish Green Party can be found here...
L'Europe face aux crises. Perspectives 2012 NEW
Alain Lipietz 2 Years, 7 Months, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Compte rendu de l'Atelier "Fédécolos" aux journées d'été de EELV. - Articles et débats / Réforme de l'Europe, Crise économique mondiale...
Supporters’ Network on Tour: Groen! Zomerweekend NEW
Greenyourope 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Not only did we go to France, we also travelled to the Belgian seaside to attend the Groen! Europees Zomerweekend. The bad weather did not remind us of the summer, and it prevented us from enjoying the seaside to the fullest, but we had a wonderful t...
Supporters’ Network on Tour: Journées d’été NEW
Greenyourope 2 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
In case you were wondering what we have been up to the last few weeks, we can tell you that we have been busy visiting Summer Universities. We went to the Journées d’été in Clermont-Ferrand, where we were present with a stand and gadgets. Th...
Les Jeunes Écologistes, pour « un gouvernement fédéral européen » ! NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Alors que les différents partis écologistes ont longtemps peiné pour se faire entendre au sein de la gauche française, la thématique écologiste a gagné du terrain dans le débat public depuis les élections européennes de 2009. Wandrille Jume...
Finland – Greens back in game despite election loss NEW
Greenyourope 2 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
In spite of a stinging setback (Helsingin Sanomat) in the elections, the Green League is back in the game. Prime minister designate Jyrki Katainen (National Coalition) has asked Vihreä Liitto to join the coalition talks after the True Finns pulled o...
Focus on digital strategy NEW
Greenyourope 3 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
During the EGP Council meeting in Budapest, webmasters, press officers and digital strategists gathered to exchange best practices and learn about the differences in social media use and relevance across Europe. Under the guidance of Willem Dudok (@W...
Green Party anti-semitism NEW
Shiraz Socialst 3 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
“Fundamentally, therefore, not only is the Green Party institutionally anti-semitic, but for deep-seated political and emotional reasons it is incapable of dealing with this”  -  Toby Green Over at Bob from Brockey’s consistently exce...
‘Pourquoi j’abandonne – Why I resign’ NEW
Greenyourope 3 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
Paris, 7 December – With Jean-Paul Besset resigning as co-president, the French party Europe Écologie-Les Verts has taken its first blow only three weeks after it was founded. According to the Green MEP and former journalist the marriage betwe...
I keep meeting people who will vote Green, and I know why. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 3 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
In the last week, I’ve met three people who did not vote Green in the last election, but will this time. They have a variety of reasons, but all hinge on the same thing. The Greens are actually doing things. One quoted forestry. Another mention...
Wanted: a Future for the EGP NEW
Greenyourope 3 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 20 Hours ago
The Supporters’ network participates in one of the most ambitious projects of the European Green Party: the design of the structural outlines of its own future. Hereby the network invites all EGP supporters  – and others who’d like to...
Joan Marc Simon 3 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
My Phillips razor is 15 years old and still perfectly working. When I bought it the only thing I asked for is that I wanted a machine that works and lasts, for this I paid some extra money which has been largely paid off by not having to buy a new ra...
PM: Debatte über jährliche Anpassung der EU-Beamtengehälter NEW
Helga Trübel (MEP) 3 Years, 8 Months, 11 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Trüpel: „Zurückhaltung unbedingt geboten“ Zur Debatte um die jährliche Anpassung der EU-Beamtengehälter erklärt Helga Trüpel, haushaltspolitische Sprecherin der Grünen Europafraktion: „Ich halte [...]...
The cost of living NEW
Open Europe blog 3 Years, 8 Months, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
An interesting article on Spanish website Cotizalia.It looks at recent Eurostat data, which shows that, since the euro came into force, Spain and Greece have seen the highest increases in the cost of living throughout the EU. In comparison to the res...
My 2010 Green manifesto NEW
Vision for EU... Eurocrat's perspective. 3 Years, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
I have decided to join the Green movement. It took me 13 years to take this decision. Decision to join a political party. If you are born in a Communist party lead country party does not necessarily mean something good. Now I am ready.Back in 1997 I...
Kenya’s horticulture sector hit by the Greek debt crisis NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 3 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The raging Greek debt crisis has filtered into Kenya’s horticultural industry, causing foreign exchange losses running into billions of shillings as the country reassesses its overdependence on the turbulent European Union market.Players say the cr...
Les solutions des Verts grecs pour sortir de la crise NEW
Échos d'euro-écolos 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Par Pascal Canfin Je viens de passer trois jours en Grèce, à Athènes et Thessalonique, pour une série de conférences et de rencontres avec les responsables des Verts grecs et turcs. Ce fut l'occasion de vérifier une proximité quasi parfaite...
Lediga jobb NEW
Henrik-Alexandersson.se 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Den gröna gruppen i Europaparlamentet söker en web editor [PDF] och en audiovisual- and media assistant [PDF].
Petit déjeuner européen avec Eva Joly NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 13 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Eva Joly, députée européenne Europe Écologie, revient sur son parcours de magistrate et sa vision de l'Europe. Elle n'exclut pas de se porter candidate à l'élection présidentielle française de 2012. Le 7 mai, la Cité Internationale Universit...
L'avenir des Verts allemands : vers un parti charnière ? par Christoph Egle (Note du Cerfa n°74) NEW
Regards citoyens 3 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Regards-citoyens a le plaisir de vous annoncer la parution de la Note du Cerfa n°74, rédigée par Christoph Egle, chercheur à l’Institut Geschwister-Scholl de sciences politiques de l’Université Ludwig Maximilien de Munich, sur...
MEP News Bulletin - February-March 2010 NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Read all about Caroline’s recent work in her role as an MEP here.
Green MEP Helps Launch International Parliamentarians For West Papua In Euro-Parliament NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 19 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
27 January 2010 - Green MEP for the South East Caroline Lucas played host to a group of human rights [...]...
Caroline Lucas MEP To Host Launch Of International Parliamentarians For West Papua In The EP NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
26 January 2010 - Green Party Euro-MP Caroline Lucas will host a reception this evening to mark the launch of [...]...
Oppose Ivory Sale To Save Elephants, Say Green Euro-MP NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Commenting in the Independent today on a proposed ‘one-off’ auction of ivory which conservationists fear could lead to more elephants [...]...
MEP News Bulletin - Autumn 2009 NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Read all about Caroline’s recent work in her role as an MEP here.
Tory Plan For ‘Supermarket Ombudsman’ Short On Substance, Says Green Euro-MP NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
06 January 2010 - Caroline Lucas welcomes focus on destructive supermarket monopolies, but warns new regulator needs real teeth to [...]...
The Greens need to learn the O’Malley doctrine. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 17 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Unlike many, I haven’t given up on the Greens yet. I still think that Gormley and Ryan are men of honour and duty, who want to do the best they can for the country. However, they need to watch that Fianna Fail “reasonable” thing. Wh...
Deux bonnes nouvelles pour le climat NEW
Échos d'euro-écolos 4 Years, 4 Months, 6 Days, 15 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Par Pascal Canfin «Il n’y a pas de planète B». «Sauver la planète pas les profits». «Changer le système pas le climat». Tels étaient les slogans les plus répandus lors de la manifestation cet après-midi à Copenhague. La police annonce.
Eurotop vermijdt blamage, maar toont onvoldoende leiderschap NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 35 Minutes ago
Met de belofte van 7,2 miljard euro klimaatsteun voor ontwikkelingslanden in de komende drie jaar stuurt de eurotop een klein vonkje van hoop naar de klimaattop in Kopenhagen. Echt leiderschap tonen de Europese regeringsleiders helaas niet. “De re...
Kamer stuurt Balkenende naar eurotop met groene boodschap NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Groene innovatie moet een prioritaire plaats krijgen in de nieuwe Europese banenstrategie. De Tweede Kamer nam vandaag een motie van GroenLinks aan, die premier Balkenende opdraagt zich hiervoor sterk te maken in Europa. Tijdens het Kamerdebat over d...
Bas Eickhout te gast bij Stand.nl NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Bas Eickhout was te gast bij Stand.nl om te discussiëren over de stelling Nederland is te pessimistisch over de klimaattop in Kopenhagen De uitzending is online terug te luisteren.
Bas Eickhout in Spijkers met Koppen NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Bas Eickhout was zaterdag te gast bij het VARA-programma Spijkers met Koppen. Hij ging in debat met CDA-Europarlementariër Esther de Lange over het pleidooi van Paul McCartney om een dag in de week geen vlees te eten.
Les députés 'Europe écologie', Copenhague et le nucléaire NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Face à l’émotion suscitée par le vote des députés européens du groupe Verts/ALE sur la résolution sur le sommet de Copenhague le 25 novembre dernier, il nous semble important de remettre les choses en perspective et d’expliquer les rai...
Caroline Lucas To Speak Out Against Climate Chaos At London Rally NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
04 December 2009 - Green Party leader and Euro-MP will join ‘Wave’ rally to call for strong commitment to an [...]...
Nederland moet opkomen voor digitale burgerrechten en netneutraliteit in Europa NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
GroenLinks-Kamerlid en Europawoordvoerder Mariko Peters sprak tijdens het jaarlijkse debat over de staat van de Europese Unie. Ze vroeg het kabinet om in Europa te waken voor digitale burgerrechten en netneutraliteit. "GroenLinks roept het kabinet op...
The EU in German blogs (8): The priorities of the Greens in the European Parliament NEW
Julien Frisch 4 Years, 7 Months, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
New MEP Ska Keller reports about the discussions around the priorities of the Greens in the European Parliament as well as about her own priority (own translation; links added):"Last week there was a meeting of the group in which the priorities for t...
Painting Westminster green | Caroline Lucas NEW
Caroline Lucas (Guardian) 4 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 17 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
The Green party puts the environment and economic justice first. Voters tired of the usual suspects are ready to make us MPsThe Green party's conference this week has begun with a genuine sense of excitement.In this year's European elections, while t...
Green Party Conference NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
September 3rd-6th, Hove Town Hall. Details and a booking form...
UK Green MEPS Urge Halt To ‘Inhumane’ Mass Deportation Plan For Afghan And Iraqi Refugees in ‘Jungle’ Camp NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 9 Months, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
- British and French governments’ plot to deport asylum seekers breaks EU human rights law, say MEPs in letter to [...]...
We now know what sort of people the Greens are. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
This is, I hope, my last posting on this issue. I know, I’ve been gnawing away at it like a dog with a leg of lamb, but I’m so livid at the Green Party. Just before the European elections, I got an email from Deirdre de Burca. This is w...
Will the Greens pay YOUR €25,000 Blasphemy fine? NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Come on Ciaran, there’s an easy way out of this! Three pieces of nonsense are doing the rounds with regards to the blasphemy section of the defamation bill: 1. The government have been saying that no one will be prosecuted under it. Really?
This is the moment the Greens need to stand up. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Don’t get me wrong. Coalition government is about give and take, and people who expect the junior party in government to not concede on absolutely anything are being naive. But the Green position on blasphemy is different, for two reasons. 1. T...
The Green Party are Women and Men of their word, right? NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 6 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Blasphemy: “It is incorrect of you to say that my party will vote for the proposed measure.” The Defamation Bill is working its way through the Oireachtas, including in it a €25,000 fine for blasphemy. See here. Yet last May, in a qu...
“EVP hat Alternativen zu Barroso” NEW
Reinhard Bütikofer 4 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours ago
Interview: Nein zu Barroso, die ersten Tage in Brüssel und der "Green New Deal" der SPD.
Stop Barroso! It's still possible NEW
European Tribune 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Daniel Cohn-Bendit, thanks to the strong showing of the greens in the recent elections, and...
Stop Barroso! NEW
Skablog 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Days, 7 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Re-election - and a boost for the Greens :) NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
I am delighted to have been re-elected to the European Parliament for the third time! The Green Party of England and Wales [...]...
Greens - Down But Not Out NEW
Stephen Spillane 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 1 Minute ago
The Green Party sufffered what is been known as a “wipeout” in the elections at the weekend. They were reduced from 18 seats in the 2004 to three seats. What it has shown for the Greens is that they now know their core vote. Which is 2.3%...
Toasted Greens? It’s actually worse. NEW
Jason O'Mahony 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
There are pieces of toast wandering around the country at the moment going “F**k me, but I’m glad I’m not a Green Party candidate” such is the dire state of the party. 18 councillors to 3 is a wipeout in anybody’s book...
What a night! At least 46 Green MEPs NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 21 Minutes ago
This was a night! At least for the Greens. My guesstimate from last night was seriously topped by the great showing of many Green Parties across Europe. In particular the French Europe Ecologie went beyond anyone’s wildest imaginations and gain...
40 Greens in the 2009-2014 European Parliament (my guess) NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 6 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Tomorrow night Europe will have voted and the configuration of the new European Parliament will be known (sorry guys, Eurovision was a few weeks ago). Before that crucial vote I shall guesstimate the composition of the future Green Group in the Europ...
Cem´s Wahlaufruf für viel GRÜN NEW
Reflexionen 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 7 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Am 7. Juni sind Europa- und Kommunalwahlen. Stimmauch Du für ein besseres Europa und wähl GRÜN. Cem Özdemir erklärt dir ganz direkt auf (fast) perfektem Hochdeutsch, warum die Grünen deine Stimme brauchen!
Warum Sonntag GRÜN wählen? NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 4 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Reinhard Bütikofers “Offener Brief” zur Europawahl - einfach zu gut und überzeugend, um ihn hier nicht zu veröffentlichen! Liebe Europafreunde, Liebe Europaskeptiker, Liebe Jung- und Erstwähler, Liebe SPD-Wähler, Grüß Euch, interna...
Greens offer a serious alternative to the busted political system | Response NEW
Caroline Lucas (Guardian) 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Our positive vision of the future has struck a chord with disillusioned voters, says Caroline LucasWhy would John Harris write of the Green party in terms of "ascetic idealism" (The Fundi-Realo split, 28 May)? I would have thought tackling climate ch...
Kent’s Green Euro-MP Calls For End To Captive Animal ‘Entertainment’ As Circus Comes To Tonbridge NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
01 June 2009 - Kent’s Green Euro-MP has called for an end to the exploitation of wild animals kept in [...]...
Kurz vor der Wahl: Grün wächst europaweit NEW
Reflexionen 4 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
Noch 10 Tage sind es bis zu den Wahlen für das Europäische Parlament und schon jetzt zeichnet sich ab, dass die Grünen Parteien Europas zu den großen Gewinnern gehören werden...
A Green cure for Britain’s political malaise - Guardian Comment is free, 15 May 2009 NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 11 Months, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
From outside the Westminster bubble, there is a positive vision for the future – and some sensible rules on expenses...
“International Virus” of Europe [franziskabroich] NEW
Think About It - EU Blog Competition 4 Years, 11 Months, 5 Days, 22 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
Ska Keller is 27 years old and goes for the Greens in the European Parliaments. Why do you candidate for Europe? European politics have always fascinated me. You come together with other people who work together according to their political orientati...
Green Euro-MP For Milton Keynes To Talk Green Jobs And Sustainable Living In Wolverton NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Dr Caroline Lucas, Green MEP for Milton Keynes and the leader of the Green Party, will be in Wolverton tomorrow [...]...
Green Economics NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 6 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Caroline is working hard in the European Parliament to help create a greener, fairer and more sustainable global economy which [...]...
Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) with new leadership NEW
Julien Frisch 4 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Last week, the Young European Greens (FYEG) have elected a new leadership team at their General Assembly in Maastricht.The new team includes:Eline van Nistelrooij (The Netherlands) - female spokespersonGordan Isabegovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - mal...
Bart Staes… or how I interviewed my first MEP [Veerle VRINDTS] NEW
Think About It - EU Blog Competition 4 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Finally, my first MEP! Last week I managed to interview Belgian Member of European Parliament Bart Staes at the Congres 2.0 in Brussels, a conference open for youngsters to give their opinions on the Green elections program.  And there he stood: Bar...
Think Big - Vote Green? NEW
Stephen Spillane 4 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
Image via Wikipedia (H/t Julien Frisch on twitter) This is the Campaign spot of the European Green Party. Its well made, but will it make a difference? How many people will actually watch it? Or will it be even shown on National Television? Also...
Green Success In EU Fight Against Illegal Deforestation As Parliament Backs Lucas Report NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 3 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
22 April 2009 - Conservatives fail to support Green MEP’s call for outright ban on import and sale of illegally [...]...
Green MEP Joins Forces With Music Legend To Protest ‘Corporate Bully’ Copyright Proposals In Euro-Parliament NEW
Caroline Lucas 4 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
21 April 2009 - Green Euro-MP Caroline Lucas will take to the platform alongside legendary musician and activist Billy Bragg [...]...
Claims the social democrats are isolated on the EU issue NEW
EU News from Iceland 5 Years, 6 Days, 30 Minutes ago
Jón Bjarnason, an MP for the Left Green Movement, said yesterday on his website that the Social Democratic Alliance is getting isolated in the party's support for membership of the European Union. Bjarnason referred among other things to the results...
Will the Greens stay non-violent and trans-nationally structured? NEW
Le Taurillon 5 Years, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
With the campaign for the 7 June elections for the European Parliament starting, it is useful to look at the ways political parties structure themselves for pan-European elections. Basically, most political forces remain national, although they are g...
Facebook: Searching for Candidates… [tanjakovacic] NEW
Think About It - EU Blog Competition 5 Years, 1 Week, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Youth Party of Slovenia (SMS), a member of the European Greens, decided to look for their MEP candidates with a help of the Facebook. The reasons for such a decision are explained on their web site with the following words (my personal translation):...
European Parliament elections 2009 (75): The manifesto of the European Green Party (EGP) NEW
Julien Frisch 5 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
There we go. The European Greens head for the big thing, the Green New Deal, the revolution of the system.But let's slow down for a moment. I would like to start with an interesting quote from their manifesto:The current economic slowdown is an oppor...
A less-than-great debate NEW
Behind the Scenes - Honor Mahony (EUobserver) 5 Years, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
Attendance was high, the microphones worked and the bar was open afterwards. That was all good. The debate, alas, was not. In fact, to call the stilted, off-topic, everything-but-policy exchange between Libertas founder Declan Ganley and Greens leade...
European Parliament elections 2009 (73): What MEPs face before becoming MEPs NEW
Julien Frisch 5 Years, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Franziska "Ska" Keller is a young German woman, member of the Green party, and number 7 of the Green Party list for the 2009 EP elections - a place that, with very high probability, will make her become MEP from July.In her blog she is writing about...
Green Party Conference NEW
Caroline Lucas 5 Years, 1 Month, 4 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Details via the Green Party website...
European Parliament elections 2009 (65): It's bloggers' time (or: the PR of the European Greens) NEW
Julien Frisch 5 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
After the Party of European Socialists (PES) (see here), now the European Green Party (EGP) is starting to target bloggers, inviting three of them - fully financed - to the EGP congress in Brussels at the end of this month.Yet, I think this goes one...
Sign petitation to support European Green New Deal NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 5 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
Last week the European Greens (EGP) have launched a petition for a Green New Deal which draws also from my study about the job potential for Green Collar Jobs in Europe. As much as I agree with the political demands and idea of the petition, I think...
An opportunity not to be missed! NEW
Stephen Spillane 5 Years, 1 Month, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Do you blog? Are you free on March 27th and 28th? Fancy covering the European Greens Congress in Brussels and have it all paid for? Then check out their blog and find out how!(H/T: Jan’s EUblog)...
Invitation to bloggers for European Green congress, 27-28 March in Brussels NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 5 Years, 1 Month, 5 Days, 1 Hour, 59 Minutes ago
The German Greens have begun last year to invite up to 5 bloggers to their national party congress. This has been a successful exercise so far. When the European Green Party (EGP) campaign director asked me how they can get more attention to the EGP...
My study on the European Green Collar Economy NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 5 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
The recently established political foundation of the European Greens (GEF) has asked me to prepare a meta-study on the creation of a European Green Collar Economy. Last week my study was presented at a very interesting workshop on the Green New Deal...
Les Verts et les élections européennes NEW
Le Taurillon 5 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
Depuis l'été les Verts ont lancé un appel au rassemblement des écologistes pour la création de listes Europe Ecologie. La dynamique semble bien enclenchée, la personnalité de Dany Cohn-Bendit y étant pour beaucoup. La régulation au service d...
South East Green Awarded ‘MEP Of The Year’ For Trade NEW
Caroline Lucas 5 Years, 6 Months, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
14 October 2008 - The South East’s Green Euro-MP Dr Caroline Lucas has been awarded a top accolade for her [...]...
Peter Pilz Tagebucheintrag vom: MONTAG, 13 OKTOBER 2008 NEW
Peter Pilz 5 Years, 6 Months, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
Haider. Nach einem Wochenende ohne Computer ein Nachtrag. Die lokalen Reaktionen auf Haiders Tod haben gezeigt, wie sehr Menschen ihre Hoffnungen mit Personen verbinden. Die einfachen Leute, die er so oft getroffen und für die er so wenig getan hat,...
UGrüne2009 – sollten sich die Grünen Reformer selber outsourcen? NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 5 Years, 6 Months, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Zu Anfang des Ersten Weltkriegs wagte es eine Gruppe aufrechter Sozialdemokraten sich vom Übervorsitzenden Friedrich Ebert abzusetzen. Sie beugten sich zwar erst der Fraktionsdisziplin und stimmten den Kriegskrediten zu, sourcten sich dann aber 1917...
Özdemir abserviert - warum leisten sich nur die Grünen so etwas? NEW
Jan's EU-Blog 5 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 3 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
Der gestrige Landesparteitag der Grünen in Baden-Württemberg stand ganz im Lichte der Listenaufstellung für den Bundestag. Vor allem unter den Männern gab es prominente Konkurrenz für die sicheren Listenplätzen. Die größte Aufmerksamkeit aber...
Green party: New deal offers an alternative to global fatalism NEW
Caroline Lucas (Guardian) 5 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
There's a received wisdom that Greens don't do well in a recession. As the threat of unemployment pushes the environment out of voters' minds, green issues take a back seat. So it has proved in every recession. Except this one.I became leader of the...
Greener than thou NEW
Certain ideas of Europe (Economist) 5 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 12 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
A conversation with Renate Künast...
Europe & Us 5 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 52 Minutes ago