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EGP office closed for summer

The European Green Party offices will be closed between Monday 28 July and 18 August. Why not plan your own summer break around some of Europe's Green summer universities?

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European Commissions’ energy efficiency targets a weak option

The current European Commission has called for Members States to work towards non-binding 2030 energy efficiency targets of 30%. These unambitious goals are a mistake.

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Gaza - statements from across Europe

Greens across Europe and the world have called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, and for a return to the negotiation table with a renewed commitment to ongoing peace. 

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Open Letter to Jean-Claude Juncker

We as Co-Chairs of the European Green Party would like to congratulate you to your election as the next President of the European Commission yesterday in Strasbourg with a solid majority of the Members of the Parliament supporting you.   Your new job is definitely not going to be "vergnügungssteuerpflichtig" but it certainly will be a great Vergnügen for us to cooperate with you as best we can, promoting the values and goals that we share.

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Juncker to meet Greens in bid for support

Jean Claude Juncker is to meet with members of the Green Group in the European Parliament tomorrow (9th of July) in a bid to win support for his bid for presidency of the European Commission.

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Michael Cramer appointed chair of European Parliament transport committee

The European Parliament has started the process of appointing its leaders. This week, the European Parliament's committees voted to appoint their chairs and vice-chairs.

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GPEW turn into ʽUkip of the leftʼ

Natalie Bennett

Today The Times published an article on the success of the Green Party of England and Wales. Demographic groups who once supported the Lib Dems are becoming more favourable to the Greens, who are building support in Liberal Democrat strongholds.

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Ulrike Lunacek elected Vice President of the European Parliament

Austrian Green MEP Ulrike Lunacek has been elected Vice President of the European Parliament this evening. Congratulations, Ulrike!

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Italian Navy finds thirty dead refugees on migrant boat

The Italian Navy discovered another human tragedy on the Mediterranean Sea - between Sicily and the North African coast the authorities rescued an overcrowded fishing boat carrying some 600 refugees and discovered 30 dead corpses on the boat.

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Greens welcome Juncker as the legitimate candidate for the EU Commission Presidency

Monica Frassoni and Reinhard Bütikofer, Co-Chairs of the European Green Party, comment on the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as the President of the European Commission: "This is a victory for European democracy and the European Parliament. But it is only a first step towards delivering on the expectations expressed by European citizens in the recent election."

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