The Congress witnessed the announcement of the party’s new name, selected by the delegates present, as well as the first outline of its policy program, which was presented to the participants. Also presented were the new spokespersons of the party, Sevil Turan and Arif Ali Cangı, two young and passionate individuals with very strong Green credentials.
Going to Greece is a clear statement of our commitment to bring about both a workable solution for the economic crisis as well as reinforce our vision for a Europe that includes Greece as a welcomed, equal partner.
The European Green Party, united in Congress in Paris, November 11-13, 2011, following the recommendations from its adopted Fit for the Future paper, adopts a procedure for possible review of membership categories, following the adoption of the new Statute and Rule Book.
The Council therefore calls upon the EGP Committee to organise the issues to which the EGP should devote its energy and resources during the next mandate and beyond; the desired organisational development of the EGP, concerning structures such as the Committee and staff, Green Foundation, working groups, member parties and observers, and individual supporters; and the nature of the relationships and cooperation between the parties mentioned above.
COUNCIL mandates the Committee to proceed to establish at the earliest date the Global Green Secretariat as foreseen in the Resolution “Next Steps for Global Greens” adopted at the second GG Congress in Sao Paulo in May 2008, on the following basis
This paper proposes a new asset for the EGP: the EGP Supporters’ Network, intended to help to stimulate European participation by and contacts between grassroots Greens, using the Individual supportership as a statutory tool.
The European Green Party is a transnational political party having as its members Green parties from European countries (although not necessarily from European Union member states). Parties can also become candidates and associates.