Global Greens
The Global Greens is a global network of Green parties and political movements. It was founded in 2001 in Canberra
Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of over 345,000, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory , south-west of Sydney, and north-east of Melbourne...

, Australia
Australia , officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area...

 at the First Global Greens Congress, where the Global Green Charter was approved. The Second Global Greens Congress was held in 2008 in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The Third Global Greens Congress is planned to be held in Dakar, Senegal in 2012.

The Global Greens has a 12-member steering committee called the Global Green Coordination and a network of members called the Global Greens Network.

Member parties

Country Name Federal Government State/Municipal Government Notes
Albania Te Gjeberit  in opposition unknown
Partit Verds d'Andorra  in opposition unknown
Partido Nacional Ecológico de Angola  unknown unknown
Iniciativa Verde
Green Initiative
The Green Initiative is a Green political party in Argentina....

unknown unknown
Australian Greens
Australian Greens
The Australian Greens, commonly known as The Greens, is an Australian green political party.The party was formed in 1992; however, its origins can be traced to the early environmental movement in Australia and the formation of the United Tasmania Group , the first Green party in the world, which...

in partial coalition In coalition in Tasmania
Tasmania is an Australian island and state. It is south of the continent, separated by Bass Strait. The state includes the island of Tasmania—the 26th largest island in the world—and the surrounding islands. The state has a population of 507,626 , of whom almost half reside in the greater Hobart...

 and A.C.T.
Australian Capital Territory
The Australian Capital Territory, often abbreviated ACT, is the capital territory of the Commonwealth of Australia and is the smallest self-governing internal territory...

in coalition federally with regards to no confidence motions, but no cabinet members.
Die Grünen  in opposition in coalition in Upper Austria
Upper Austria
Upper Austria is one of the nine states or Bundesländer of Austria. Its capital is Linz. Upper Austria borders on Germany and the Czech Republic, as well as on the other Austrian states of Lower Austria, Styria, and Salzburg...

 and in Vienna
Vienna is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.723 million , and is by far the largest city in Austria, as well as its cultural, economic, and political centre...

Groen!  in opposition unknown
Ecolo is a French-speaking Belgian green political party in Wallonia, Brussels and the German-speaking Community of Belgium...

in opposition unknown
Les Verts du Benin
The Greens (Benin)
The Greens is an oppositional political party in Benin, part of the Star Alliance.At the last legislative elections, 30 March 2003, the Star Alliance won 3 out of 83 seats.-See also:*Conservation movement*Environmental movement*Green party...

in opposition unknown
Partido Verde de Bolivia  unknown unknown
Partido Verde do Brasil
Green Party (Brazil)
The Brazilian Green Party was constituted after the military dictatorship period and, like other Green Parties around the world, is committed to establishing a set of policies on ensuring social-democracy and sustainable development...

junior party in coalition cabinet unknown
Zelena Partija
The Greens (Bulgaria)
The Greens are a green Bulgarian political party founded in 2008.-History:Zelenite emerged from a number of non-governmental organizations who felt, after years of work in the area of environment protection, human rights, etc...

in opposition unknown
Parti Ecologiste pour le Développement du Burkina  unknown unknown
Rassemblement des Ecologistes du Burkina Faso  unknown unknown
Burundi Green Movement  unknown unknown
Green Party of Canada/Parti Vert du Canada
Green Party of Canada
The Green Party of Canada is a Canadian federal political party founded in 1983 with 10,000–12,000 registered members as of October 2008. The Greens advance a broad multi-issue political platform that reflects its core values of ecological wisdom, social justice, grassroots democracy and...

in opposition unknown has one MP
Mouvement des Verts de Centrafique  unknown unknown
Union des Ecologistes Chadiens - LES VERTS  unknown unknown
Partido Ecologista  unknown unknown
Green Party  independent unknown
Parti Ecologique Ivoirien  unknown unknown
Cyprus Green Party
Ecological and Environmental Movement
The Ecological and Environmental Movement , also rendered as Cyprus Green Party, is a green political party in Cyprus.At the legislative elections, 27 May 2001, the party won 2.0% of the popular vote and 1 out of 56 seats. In the elections of 21 May 2006, the party won 2.0% and 1 out of 56...

in opposition unknown
Strana zelených
Green Party (Czech Republic)
The Green Party is a political party in the Czech Republic.The party was founded in February 1990 but for a long time it struggled to obtain significant influence in Czech politics. In the 2002 legislative election the party received 2.4% of the vote...

unknown unknown no parliamentary representation
Parti Ecologiste Congolais  unknown unknown
Partido Verde Dominicano  unknown unknown
Egyptian Greens  unknown unknown
Estonian Greens
Estonian Greens
Estonian Greens is an Estonian green political party. Valdur Lahtvee, an organizer, reported that on 2006-11-01, more than 1000 members had been recruited for the Green Party Initiative Group to register as a political party under Estonian law, opening doors for running at the coming parliament...

in opposition unknown
Vihreät/De Gröna
Green League
The Green League is a centrist green liberal political party in Finland. It has ten seats in the Finnish Parliament and two in the European Parliament. The current chairperson is Ville Niinistö....

junior party in coalition cabinet unknown
Europe Écologie–Les Verts
Europe Écologie–The Greens
Europe Écologie–The Greens is a green political party in France, formed in 2010 from the merger of the Greens and other ecologists and regionalists who formerly composed together the Europe Écologie coalition for the 2009 European elections....

in opposition unknown
Parti Vert Gabonais/Gabon Green Party  unknown unknown
Sakartvelo’s Mtsvaneta Partia/Green Party of Georgia
Green Party (Georgia)
The Green Party is a political party in Georgia. It is led by Gia Gachechiladze.Its success has varied - having 11 out of 235 members of parliament in 1992 and having been art of the governing coalition in 1995.When it stood independently in 1999 it only received 0.55% of the vote...

unknown unknown
Bündnis '90/Die Grünen
Alliance '90/The Greens
Alliance '90/The Greens is a green political party in Germany, formed from the merger of the German Green Party and Alliance 90 in 1993. Its leaders are Claudia Roth and Cem Özdemir...

in opposition in power in Baden-Württemberg
Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of and 10.7 million inhabitants...

, in coalition in North-Rhine Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhineland-Palatinate is one of the 16 states of the Federal Republic of Germany. It has an area of and about four million inhabitants. The capital is Mainz. English speakers also commonly refer to the state by its German name, Rheinland-Pfalz ....

, Bremen
The City Municipality of Bremen is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany. A commercial and industrial city with a major port on the river Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen-Oldenburg metropolitan area . Bremen is the second most populous city in North Germany and tenth in Germany.Bremen is...

 and Saarland
Saarland is one of the sixteen states of Germany. The capital is Saarbrücken. It has an area of 2570 km² and 1,045,000 inhabitants. In both area and population, it is the smallest state in Germany other than the city-states...

Ghana Green Movement  unknown unknown
Ecologoi-Prasinoi/Ecologist Greens
Ecologist Greens
The Ecologist Greens are a Greek Green ecologist political party. It has existed since 2002, yet the ecologist movement in Greece dates many years and was characterised by a reluctance to actively become involved in the political scene...

unknown unknown
Partido Los Verdes de Guatemala  unknown unknown
Parti des Ecologistes Guineens  unknown unknown
Zöld Demokraták Szövetsége/Alliance of Green Democrats  unknown unknown

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom. Situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, it shares a border with the Republic of Ireland to the south and west...

Green Party/Comhaontas Glas
Green Party (Ireland)
The Green Party is a green political party in Ireland. It was founded as the Ecology Party of Ireland in 1981 by Dublin teacher Christopher Fettes. The party became the Green Alliance in 1983 and in 1987 was renamed to its current title in English...

in opposition unknown
Uttarakhand Parivartan Party  unknown unknown
Federazione dei Verdi
Federation of the Greens
The Federation of the Greens is a green political party in Italy, which includes also a large eco-socialist faction. Since 2009 the party leader is Angelo Bonelli.-Early years:...

unknown unknown no parliamentary representation
Midori no Mirai/Greens Japan  unknown unknown
ECOLO Japan is a political think tank/Institute, which aims to expand Green politics all over the country. It mainly consists of Japanese young ecologists who have interest in international environmental issues...

unknown unknown
Kanagawa Network Movement  unknown unknown
Mazingira Green Party  in opposition unknown
Korea Greens
Korea Greens
The Korea Greens is a political group in South Korea. They were established on June 10, 2004, following initial discussions in 2003. They are a member of the Global Greens and the Asia-Pacific Green Network.-See also:*List of Korea-related topics...

unknown unknown
Latvijas Zala Partija/Latvia Green Party
Latvian Green Party
The Latvian Green Party is a green political party in Latvia. It was founded January 13, 1990.-Chairpersons:Three co-chairpersons share the leadership position at any one time...

junior party in coalition cabinet unknown
Déi Gréng
The Greens (Luxembourg)
The Greens is a Luxembourgian green political party.-1983-1993:The Greens were originally founded in 23 June 1983. In the 1984 election, the party got two seats in the Chamber of Deputies. In 1985, however the party split between two parties one called 'GLEI' and the other called 'GAP'...

in opposition unknown
Parti Vert Hasin'l Madagasikara  unknown unknown
Alternattiva Demokratika
Democratic Alternative (Malta)
The Democratic Alternative is a Green political party in Malta, particularly dedicated to environmentalism.-History:Democratic Alternative was founded in 1989 when former Malta Labour Party President Toni Abela and former Labour MP and Parliamentary whip Wenzu Mintoff joined a number of...

unknown unknown
Partido Ecologista Verde de México
Ecologist Green Party of Mexico
The Ecologist Green Party of Mexico is one of the six political parties to have representation in the Mexican Congress. The party's congressional strength currently stands at 17 deputies and five senators .-Elections 2000:...

in opposition unknown
Parti Ecologiste du Mali
Parti Ecologiste du Mali
The Parti Ecologiste du Mali , is a green party Mali.- See also :*Conservation movement*Environmental movement*Green party*Green politics*List of environmental organizations*Sustainability*Sustainable development...

unknown unknown
Verts Fraternels Ile Maurice  unknown unknown
Partidul Ecologist "Alianţa Verde" diu Moldova  unknown unknown
Les Verts  unknown unknown
De Groenen
The Greens (Netherlands)
The Greens are a Dutch deep green party, which has been of only marginal importance in Dutch politics, as it has never gained national representation on its own.-History:...

unknown unknown
GreenLeft is a green political party operating in the Netherlands.GreenLeft was formed on 1 March 1989 as a merger of four left-wing political parties: the Communist Party of the Netherlands, Pacifist Socialist Party, the Political Party of Radicals and the Evangelical People's Party...

in opposition unknown
Rassemblement pour un Sahel Vert  unknown unknown
Green Party of Nigeria  unknown unknown
Verdes en Alianza
Ecologist Green Party of Nicaragua
The Ecologist Green Party of Nicaragua is a political party in Nicaragua. It was founded in Managua on November 23, 2003. The president of the organisation is Edward Martín Salazar Cruz...

unknown unknown
Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand
Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand
The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand is a political party that has seats in the New Zealand parliament. It focuses firstly on environmentalism, arguing that all other aspects of humanity will cease to be of concern if there is no environment to sustain it...

in opposition unknown
Miljøpartiet De Grønne
Green Party (Norway)
The Norwegian Greens is a Norwegian political party, formed in October 1988 from a number of local environmental election lists. The party has no members of parliament , but has some representation in municipal councils...

unknown unknown
Green Party of Pakistan
Green Party of Pakistan
The Pakistan Green Party is a green democratic political party in Pakistan. It was founded on April 28 in 2002 and since has been active in local politics. Members of the political party are known as the "Pakistan Greens". It is a member of the Asia-Pacific Green Network...

unknown unknown
Partido Ecologista Alternative Verde del Peru
Green Alternative Ecologist Party of Peru
The Green Alternative Ecologist Party of Peru is the Green party in Peru.-External links:* official website----Note: 2008, Feb. 20. That webpage for the Geen Alternative Party of Peru is not working.----...

unknown unknown
Partido Kalikasan/Philippine Green Party  unknown unknown
Zieloni 2004  unknown unknown
Partido Ecologista Os Verdes  in opposition unknown
Green Party of Romania
Green Party (Romania)
The Green Party , often shortened to The Greens is a Romanian political party centred on green politics. It is a member of the European Green Party.-Policies:...

unknown unknown
Zelenaya Alternativa (GROZA)
Green Alternative
The Green Alternative is a Russian political party, founded in 1991 as a local party in Leningrad. In 2005, it reorganized in the green political movement "Green Alternative"...

unknown unknown
Democratic Green Party of Rwanda
Democratic Green Party of Rwanda
The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda is a green political party in Rwanda. Formed in 2009, the party aimed to run in the 2010 elections. It was, however, prevented from registering. The party's vice-president, André Kagwa Rwisereka, was found beheaded during the election campaign. -External links:...

unknown unknown
Les Verts  unknown unknown
Sierra Leone Green Party  unknown unknown
Strana Zelenych na Slovensku/Green Party in Slovakia
Green Party (Slovakia)
The Green Party is an ecologist political party in Slovakia without parliamentary representation.From 1994 to 1997 the Green Party was part of the union Common Choice.- External links :*...

unknown unknown
Stranka mladih Slovenije/Youth Party of Slovenia
Youth Party of Slovenia
The Youth Party – European Greens is a green political party in Slovenia. It is led by Darko Krajnc. Until July 2009, it was called Youth Party of Slovenia ....

in opposition unknown
Democratic Green Party of Somalia  unknown unknown
South African Green Alliance  unknown unknown
Confederatión de Los Verdes
Confederation of The Greens
The Confederation of the Greens is a green political party in Spain....

unknown unknown
Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds
Initiative for Catalonia Greens
Initiative for Catalonia Greens is a political party in Catalonia, Spain. It was formed as a merger of Iniciativa per Catalunya and Els Verds. IC had been an alliance led by Partit Socialista Unificat de Catalunya and was the equivalent of Izquierda Unida in Catalonia...

unknown unknown
Miljöpartiet de Gröna
Green Party (Sweden)
-External links:**...

in opposition unknown
Green Party of Switzerland
Green Party of Switzerland
The Green Party of Switzerland is the fifth-largest party in the National Council of Switzerland, and the largest party that is not represented on the Federal Council.-History:...

in opposition in coalition cabinet in 7 cantons
Green Party Taiwan
Green Party Taiwan
The Green Party Taiwan is a political party in Taiwan established on 25 January 1996. The party is not a member of, and should not be confused with, the Pan-Green Coalition. As its name suggests, the Green Party Taiwan focuses on environmental issues...

unknown unknown
Taiwan Friends of the Global Greens  unknown unknown
Tunisie Verte  unknown unknown
Uganda Green Movement  unknown unknown
Partija Zelenych Ukrajiny/Party of Greens of Ukraine
Party of Greens of Ukraine
The Party of Greens of Ukraine is a Ukrainian political green party founded in 1990 and registered in May 1991.The party is a successor of the Green World Association and under that name participated in the Ukrainian parliamentary elections of 1990 as part of the Democratic Bloc...

unknown unknown
Green Party of the United States
Green Party (United States)
The Green Party of the United States is a nationally recognized political party which officially formed in 1991. It is a voluntary association of state green parties. Prior to national formation, many state affiliates had already formed and were recognized by other state parties...

unknown unknown
Green Party of England and Wales
Green Party of England and Wales
The Green Party of England and Wales is a political party in England and Wales which follows the traditions of Green politics and maintains a strong commitment to social progressivism. It is the largest Green party in the United Kingdom, containing within it various regional divisions including...

in opposition unknown has one MP
Scottish Green Party
Scottish Green Party
The Scottish Green Party is a green party in Scotland. It has two MSPs in the devolved Scottish Parliament, Alison Johnstone, representing Lothian, and Patrick Harvie, for Glasgow.-Organisation:...

in opposition unknown
Movimiento Ecológico de Venezuela
Ecological Movement of Venezuela
Ecological Movement of Venezuela is a green political party in Venezuela.-History:The Ecological Movement of Venezuela is the first Venezuelan political green party and the first officially affiliated to the Global Greens network...

in opposition unknown
Zambia Greens  unknown unknown

Observers and associate member parties

Country Name Government Notes
Federation for a Democratic China, Australia  unknown
Azerbaijan Greens  in opposition
Belarus Greens  in opposition
Zelenite/The Greens
The Greens (Bulgaria)
The Greens are a green Bulgarian political party founded in 2008.-History:Zelenite emerged from a number of non-governmental organizations who felt, after years of work in the area of environment protection, human rights, etc...

in opposition
Zelena Lista/Croatia Greens  unknown
Socialistisk Folkeparti  in coalition government
Les Verts de Guyane  unknown
Maohi Greens  unknown
Politics Can Be Different
Politics Can Be Different
Politics Can Be Different , abbreviated to LMP, is a Hungarian green liberal political party. Founded in 2009, it was one of four parties to win seats in the National Assembly in the 2010 parliamentary election.-History:...

in opposition
Mongolian National Green Movement  unknown
Green Nepal Party  unknown
Nature Conservation Party, Nepal  unknown
Papua New Guinea Greens  unknown
Philippines Greens  unknown
Green Russia
Green Russia
Green Russia is a coalition of 18 green political organizations in Russia. However, it is not the most prominent green party.-History:...

in opposition
Zeleni/Greens of Serbia
Greens of Serbia
Zeleni – The Greens of Serbia are the green organisation in Serbia. They were registered as a non-governmental organisation and since March 2010 as a political organization. Greens of Serbia were founded in the early autumn of 2001 with former Green Union members. They became a legal entity on 14...

in opposition
Sri Lanka Green Alliance  unknown
Turkey Yesiller/Greens of Turkey
Greens of Turkey
Greens Party is the Green party in Turkey. Being the 57th political party of Turkey, it was established on June 30, 2008 after years of preparation since 2002. A green party with the same name was established in 1988, but was closed down in 1994. Greens maintain local branches and initiatives in...

in opposition

The Global Green Networks cooperates with the four continental Green Federations:
  • Federation of Green Parties of Africa
    Federation of Green Parties of Africa
    The Federation of Green Parties of Africa is the organization of Green parties in Africa, similar to other continental Green Party groupings like in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, and Europe.-Member parties:*Benin: Les Verts du Benin...

  • Federation of Green Parties of the Americas
  • Asia Pacific Greens Network
  • European Green Party
    European Green Party
    The European Green Party is the Green political party at European level. As such it is a federation of green parties in Europe.-History:...

See also

  • Biodiversity
    Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life forms within a given ecosystem, biome, or an entire planet. Biodiversity is a measure of the health of ecosystems. Biodiversity is in part a function of climate. In terrestrial habitats, tropical regions are typically rich whereas polar regions...

  • Conservation movement
    Conservation movement
    The conservation movement, also known as nature conservation, is a political, environmental and a social movement that seeks to protect natural resources including animal, fungus and plant species as well as their habitat for the future....

  • Conservation ethic
    Conservation ethic
    Conservation is an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection. Its primary focus is upon maintaining the health of the natural world: its, fisheries, habitats, and biological diversity. Secondary focus is on materials conservation and energy conservation, which are seen as important to...

  • Environmental movement
    Environmental movement
    The environmental movement, a term that includes the conservation and green politics, is a diverse scientific, social, and political movement for addressing environmental issues....

  • Ecology
    Ecology is the scientific study of the relations that living organisms have with respect to each other and their natural environment. Variables of interest to ecologists include the composition, distribution, amount , number, and changing states of organisms within and among ecosystems...

  • Ecosystem
    An ecosystem is a biological environment consisting of all the organisms living in a particular area, as well as all the nonliving , physical components of the environment with which the organisms interact, such as air, soil, water and sunlight....

  • Earth Science
    Earth science
    Earth science is an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. It is arguably a special case in planetary science, the Earth being the only known life-bearing planet. There are both reductionist and holistic approaches to Earth sciences...

  • Global Greens Charter
    Global Greens Charter
    The Global Greens Charter is a document that 800 delegates from the Green parties of 72 countries decided upon a first gathering of the Global Greens in Canberra, Australia in April 2001 ....

  • Global warming
    Global warming
    Global warming refers to the rising average temperature of Earth's atmosphere and oceans and its projected continuation. In the last 100 years, Earth's average surface temperature increased by about with about two thirds of the increase occurring over just the last three decades...

  • Global Young Greens
    Global Young Greens
    The Global Young Greens is an emerging global organisation supporting and consolidating the efforts of young people working towards social justice, ecological sustainability, grassroots democracy and peace...

  • List of environmental organizations
  • Natural environment
    Natural environment
    The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth or some region thereof. It is an environment that encompasses the interaction of all living species....

  • Nature
    Nature, in the broadest sense, is equivalent to the natural world, physical world, or material world. "Nature" refers to the phenomena of the physical world, and also to life in general...

  • Sustainability
    Sustainability is the capacity to endure. For humans, sustainability is the long-term maintenance of well being, which has environmental, economic, and social dimensions, and encompasses the concept of union, an interdependent relationship and mutual responsible position with all living and non...

  • Worldwide Green parties
    Worldwide green parties
    A Green party or ecologist party is a formally organized political party based on the principles of Green politics. These principles usually include social justice, reliance on grassroots democracy, nonviolence, and an emphasis on environmentalism...

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