The South Tyrolean Greens ‘Verdi-GrüneVërc’ were elected to become full members of the European Green Party in a vote today during our bi-annual Council* meeting being held in Tampere. They had been candidate members for the past two years.
Evelyne Huytebroeck and Thomas Waitz have been elected as the new European Green Party co-chairs following a vote by delegates gathered in Tampere, Finland on 10 November for our bi-annual Council meeting. They take over from Monica Frassoni and Reinhard Bütikofer who reach the end of their term.
The Green wave continues to roll on in Switzerland this weekend in the latest in a string of victories for Green parties across Europe. We congratulate the Swiss Greens on this emphatic victory for Green values, which has stemmed the rise of a toxic far-right political narrative.