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European Greens (or the European Green Party) is the name of the European Green Party, a political party at European level. It was founded at the Fourth Congress of the European Federation of Green Parties on February 20-22, 2004 in Rome in a party convention with over 1,000 delegates. Thirty-two green parties from all over Europe joined this new pan-European party. The foundation of the new party was finished with a signing of the treaty constituting the party in the Capitol of Rome. [1] This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... This article is about the continent. ... This article is about the green parties around the world. ... The European political party, or formally political party at European level, is a type of political party organization in the European Union, eligible to receive funding from the Union. ... The European Federation of Green Parties is an umbrella organization of green parties in Europe. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,823,210 almost 4,000,000 1... The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by...


The European Greens are the first real European political party organization, in so far as every member of the member parties is also a member of the European party. Until February 21, 2004, only federations of party organizations existed, such as the European Federation of Green Parties and similar federations of conservative, social-democratic or liberal parties. February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A federation (from the Latin fœdus, covenant) is a state comprised of a number of self-governing regions (often themselves referred to as states) united by a central (federal) government. ... The European Federation of Green Parties is an umbrella organization of green parties in Europe. ... Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... Social democracy is a political ideology emerging in the late 19th and early 20th centuries from supporters of Marxism who believed that the transition to a socialist society could be achieved through democratic evolutionary rather than revolutionary means. ... Liberalism is a political current embracing several historical and present-day ideologies that claim defense of individual liberty as the purpose of government. ...

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Green issues Green politics is a body of political ideas informed by environmentalism aimed at developing a sustainable society. ... Download high resolution version (3229x1999, 1840 KB)Sunflowers in Fargo, North Dakota. ... This list of Green party issues aims at giving an overview about Wikipedia articles that have to do with Green parties. ...


Worldwide green parties: Global Greens · Africa · Americas · Asia-Pacific · Europe This article is about the green parties around the world. ... This article is about the green parties around the world. ... The Federation of Green Parties of Africa is the organization of Green parties in Africa. ... The Federation of the Green Parties of the Americas is the organization of Green parties in North America and South America. ... The Asia-Pacific Green Network is a federation of national Green parties in countries in the Pacific Ocean and Asia, and is a member of the Global Greens. ...


Global Greens Charter: ecological wisdom · social justice · participatory democracy · nonviolence · sustainability · respect diversity The Global Greens Charter is a document that 800 delegates from the Green parties of 70 countries decided upon a first gathering of the Global Greens in Canberra, Australia in April 2001. ... All expressions of values by Green Parties list ecological wisdom as a key value - it was one of the original Four Pillars of the Green Party and is often considered the most basic value of these parties. ... Social Justice is a concept that has fascinated philosophers ever since Plato rebuked the young Sophist, Thrasymachus, for asserting that justice was whatever the strongest decided it would be. ... Participatory democracy is a broadly inclusive term for many kinds of consultative decision making in a democracy. ... Nonviolence (or non-violence) is a set of assumptions about morality, power and conflict that leads its proponents to reject the use of violence in efforts to attain social or political goals. ... Sustainability is a systemic concept, relating to the continuity of economic, social, and environmental aspects of human society. ... The prerogative to respect diversity, often said to begin with biodiversity of non-human life, is basic to some 20th century studies such as cultural ecology, Queer studies, and anthropological linguistics. ...

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The program of the European Greens emphasizes typical green topics such as nuclear energy, consumer safety and women's liberation. In the area of Internet politics, the EFA/The Greens parliament faction became famous for the strong support of proponents for a free information infrastructure, especially in their work on the directive against software patents in 2003. The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calender Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by... Green politics is a body of political ideas informed by environmentalism aimed at developing a sustainable society. ... See also Nuclear power for the commercial production of electricty from nuclear energy. ... Consumer protection is government regulation to protect the interests of consumers, for example by requiring businesses to disclose detailed information about products, particularly in areas where safety or public health is an issue, such as food. ... Feminism is a body of social theory and political movement primarily based on and motivated by the experiences of women. ... The European Greens - European Free Alliance (The Greens/European Free Alliance; Greens/EFA; French: Le Groupe Verts/Alliance libre européenne; Les Verts/ALE, German Fraktion der Grünen/Freie Europäische Allianz) is one of the parliamentary groups in the European Parliament. ... A mainly European term mirroring the official US term National Information Infrastructure, introduced in early nineties by a US Patent Office paper [1]. The terms global information infrastructure and information highway were also used as a governmental term for the Net. ... The European Union (EU) Directive on the patentability of computer-implemented inventions (2002/0047/COD) was a proposal for an EU law which aimed to harmonise EU national patent laws and practices, which involved the granting of patents for computer-implemented inventions provided they meet certain criteria. ...


The first goal of the newly founded European Greens was the election campaign for the European Parliament in June, 2004 (see European Parliament Election 2004), which was the first election campaign in Europe that featured similar motifs and slogans in all EU countries. The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elections to the European Parliament were held from June 10, 2004 to June 13, 2004 in the 25 member states of the European Union, using varying election days according to local custom. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary A slogan is a memorable phrase used in political or commercial context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose. ...


Critics have suggested that the European Greens do not yet amount to a single party: in particular the different national components have a widely different approach to the European Union ranging from strong eurofederalist forces to eurosceptics. In the past it has been associated with regionalist and nationalist parties in the European Free Alliance but has not included parties in the Nordic Green Left. A Europhile is a term for a person who wants to reduce government on the level of the nation-state and increase centralised government by the European Union. ... Euroscepticism is scepticism about, or disagreement with, the purposes of the European Union, sometimes coupled with a desire to preserve national sovereignty. ... The European Free Alliance (EFA) is a grouping of various political parties in Europe who believe in either full political independence (statehood), or some form of devolution or self-government for their country or region. ... The European United Left–Nordic Green Left is a socialist and communist political grouping within the European Parliament. ...

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Member parties

The Greens-Green Alternative (Die Grünen - Die Grüne Alternative (Grüne) in German) is a political party in the Austrian parliament. ... Green! (Groen!) is the Flemish green party in Belgium. ... Ecolo (standing for Ecologistes Confédérés pour lorganisation de luttes originales) is a French-speaking Belgian green political party (Wallonia and Brussels). ... The Ecological and Environmental Movement, also rendered as Cyprus Green Party (Kinima Oikologoi Perivallontistoi) is a political party in Cyprus. ... The Green League (Finnish: Vihreä liitto, Swedish: Gröna förbundet), is a green political party in Finland. ... Les verts (the Greens) is one Green Party of France. ... Party symbol of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (literally: Alliance 90/The Greens), the German Green Party, is a political party in Germany whose regional predecessors were founded in the late 1970s as part of the new social movements. ... The Green Party/Comhaontas Glas) was founded as the Ecology Party of Ireland in 1981. ... The Federation of the Greens (Federazione dei Verdi) is the Italian Green Party. ... The Latvian Green Party (Latvian: Latvijas Zaļā partija) is a political party in Latvia. ... Déi Gréng (Luxembourgish) are the Green party in Luxembourg. ... De Groenen (The Greens) are a Dutch ecological party. ... GroenLinks (GL, GreenLeft) is a political party in the Netherlands. ... Miljøpartiet De Grønne (The Green Party) is a Norwegian political party, formed in Oslo on May 8, 1987. ... Greens 2004 (Zieloni 2004) is Polands Green Party. ... The Green Party (Miljöpartiet de Gröna) is a political party in Sweden. ... The Green Party of Switzerland (Grüne Partei der Schweiz / Les verts - Parti écologiste suisse) is the fifth-largest party in the National Council of Switzerland and the biggest party besides the governing parties. ... The Party of Greens of Ukraine (Partija Zelenykh Ukrainy, PUZ), a green party, was founded in the early 1990s. ... The Green Party of England and Wales emerged as a distinct party in the 1990s. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (Latin: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the UK Languages with Official Status English Scottish Gaelic Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... The Scottish Green Party is the Green party in Scotland, and a full member of the European Federation of Green Parties. ...

Observers

External link Socialistisk Folkeparti - Official site Categories: Danish stubs | Danish political parties | Socialist parties ...

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Elections to the European Parliament were held from June 10, 2004 to June 13, 2004 in the 25 member states of the European Union, using varying election days according to local custom. ...

 
European political parties
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European Democratic Party | European Free Alliance | European Left | European People's Party | European Greens | European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party | Party of European Socialists A European political party, or formally a political party at European level, is a type of political party organization in the European Union, eligible to receive funding from the Union. ... Download high resolution version (1200x800, 13 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Austria Belgium Bulgaria Czech Republic Croatia Cyprus Economy of Cyprus Economy of the Czech Republic Council of Europe Economy of Denmark Drachma European Union Estonia Euro European Parliament Talk:European Union European Free Alliance... The European Democratic Party (EDP) is a centrist European political party very strongly in favour of European integration (europeanist). It was initiated on April 16, 2004 and formally founded on December 9 in Brussels. ... The European Free Alliance (EFA) is a grouping of various political parties in Europe who believe in either full political independence (statehood), or some form of devolution or self-government for their country or region. ... The European Left party is a political party at European level and an association of socialist and communist political parties in the European Union. ... Logo of the European Peoples Party The European Peoples Party is a Christian democrat-conservative political party at European level founded in 1976. ... Logo of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party The European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party (founded in 1993) is a liberal party, active in the European Union, uniting liberal and centrist parties around Europe which together represent more than 20 million European voters and is an international non-profit... Logo of the Party of European Socialists The Party of European Socialists (PES) (French: Parti socialiste européen (PSE); German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Europas (SPE); Spanish: Partido socialista europeo (PSE); Italian: Partito socialista europeo (PSE)) is a European political party whose members are the social democratic, socialist and labour parties of...

European Democrats (informal bloc) | Nordic Green Left Alliance (unrecognized) EPP-ED logo The European Peoples Party - European Democrats is a group in the European Parliament. ... The Nordic Green Left Alliance (NGLA) is a green and socialist political party at the European level founded in Reykjavík on February 1, 2004. ...

 
European Parliament party groups
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EPP-ED | PES | ALDE | Greens-EFA | EUL-NGL | IND/DEM | UEN | Non-Inscrits Party groups in the European Parliament combine the MEPs from European political parties, informal European political blocs, and independents. ... Download high resolution version (1200x800, 13 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Austria Belgium Bulgaria Czech Republic Croatia Cyprus Economy of Cyprus Economy of the Czech Republic Council of Europe Economy of Denmark Drachma European Union Estonia Euro European Parliament Talk:European Union European Free Alliance... EPP-ED logo The European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats is a group in the European Parliament. ... Logo of the Party of European Socialists The Party of European Socialists (PES) (French: Parti socialiste européen (PSE); German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Europas (SPE); Spanish: Partido socialista europeo (PSE); Italian: Partito socialista europeo (PSE)) is a European political party whose members are the social democratic, socialist and labour parties of... ALDE logo The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (French: Alliance des Démocrates et des Libéraux pour lEurope) is a Group in the European Parliament. ... The European Greens–European Free Alliance (The Greens/European Free Alliance; Greens/EFA; French: Le Groupe Verts/Alliance libre européenne; Les Verts/ALE, German Fraktion der Grünen/Freie Europäische Allianz) is one of the parliamentary groups in the European Parliament. ... The European United Left–Nordic Green Left is a socialist and communist political grouping within the European Parliament. ... The Independence and Democracy (IND/DEM) group, formed July 20, 2004 is a euro-sceptic political group with 36 MEPs. ... The Union for a Europe of Nations is a nationalist and (mostly) euro-sceptic party grouping with seats in the European Parliament. ... Non-Inscrits (English: Non-Attached; the English name is also official, but the French name is prevalent even in English texts) are Members of the European Parliament who do not sit in one of the political groups. ...


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Worldwide green parties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4019 words)
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.
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.
Green Parties in Italy and France are part of the political pendulum and return to government with the success of the main parties of the left.
Green movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (445 words)
The Green movement encompasses the Green parties of various countries, and relies on the ideals of the larger ecology movement, peace movement, conservation movement, environmental movement and general trend towards environmentalism.
Not all political ecologists or "Greens" are necessarily active in parties or Green politics.
Greens also often support traditional "left" socialist or "right" capitalist parties as part of a Red-Green Alliance or Blue-Green Alliance or to achieve some tactical purpose.
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