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European Greens support LMP in Hungary’s upcoming national elections

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

March 21, 2010
Overcoming the Greek debt crisis and organizing the future of the European monetary union

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

The EU has to take more responsibility to help solving the ongoing conflict between Turkey and Greece. The EGP urges all European states to reduce drastically their exports of weapons to Greece and Turkey.

March 21, 2010
Modernization means energy saving, energy efficiency and renewables NOT nuclear

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

Poland has a huge potential for improving energy efficiency at all levels - its production, distribution and consumption - being one of the least energy efficient EU member state. This situation results among others in roughly one million Polish families living at the energy poverty level.

March 21, 2010
Moratorium on construction of a new start coal-fired plants in Šoštanj

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

 In the wider public professional discussions were made on alternative energy solutions that would be less burden on the environment. To this sense refers the European directive about the assessments affects the environment.

March 21, 2010
The necessity of European legislation against cyanide-based mining

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

March 21, 2010
On the situation in Italy

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

The persistent conflict of interests and the control by Mr. Berlusconi of a major part of the media in Italy are also a direct consequence of the persistent failure of the Commission and Council to answer to the request of the EP for a directive on media concentration and pluralism.

March 21, 2010
No to the criminalisation of writers in Malta

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

The European Green Party holds that rather than arraigning artists, the Maltese authorities should focus on the battle against hate crimes such as racism and xenophobia. Irrespective of the religious, political or cultural belief in question, this is essential in a society based on pluralism and respect of diversity.

March 21, 2010
Destruction of Baikal is the environmental crime of the planetary scale

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

European Greens call all responsible political leaders, who respect principles of the international environmental law, to demand the the Government of the Russian Federation to fulfill its international environmental obligations and Russian law including the law on Baikal.

March 21, 2010
Nuclear energy in Ukraine and Belarus

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

The world doesn’t need the new Chernobyl. And the whole Europe has to stand together against the danger, that will be the main threat of our Green and healthy future.

March 21, 2010
Phasing out fur farming in Europe

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

The import, export and the sale of cat and dog fur is already banned in the EU and last year (2009) EU also banned the import of seal products. Fur bearing mammals used in fur farming are still semi-wild species and their well-being in faming conditions is not possible. Some European countries have set regulations which guarantee reasonable conditions to these animals, but this has led to closing of fur farms for economic reasons.

March 21, 2010
Stop data-retention in Europe!

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

We, as Greens, are calling on the EU Commission to really go for a comprehensive review of the Directive focussing on effectiveness, necessity and proportionality, also in mind of the EU Charta for Fundamental Rights. We want to start a new approach to end this Directive now, not only in certain member states, but in the whole EU. We want European politics to strengthen civil liberties and the value of privacy as laid out in the European Convention of Human Rights and the EU-Charta for Fundamental Rights, which is now binding due to the Lisbon Treaty.

March 21, 2010
European Commission approval of GM potato

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

No special measures appear to have been proposed to avoid Amflora potatoes being consumed by humans or animals even though the product is not tested nor authorised for human consumption, and it will be impossible to maintain strict segregation without watertight security measures.

March 21, 2010
Further reflections on the working group- Future of the EGP

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

March 21, 2010
Towards a social and Green EU 2020: from vulnerability to sustainability

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

Good governance is the key for a successful EU 2020 strategy. Objectives such as enhancing social inclusion should be formulated with binding targets. In those areas where we define targets (e.g. places of child care, reducing people dropping out of school, gender pay gap), monitoring of the Member States’ accomplishments should be done.

March 21, 2010
Position on the implementation of the European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) and further actions

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

Having regard that the ECI is an important step towards a more participatory model of democracy in Europe and will for the first time give citizen’s the possibility to directly raise issues and bring them on the agenda of their political institutions. 

March 21, 2010
Post Copenhagen climate change

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

The EGP calls on Green national and regional parliamentarians to continue to put pressure on the governments of member states towards the EU Council, to act together as a strong and united European bloc in order to increase the EU emissions pledge as stated above and have the EU Council build alliances with civil society and NGO’s in order to achieve this goal.

March 21, 2010
Human rights violations by the state of Pakistan

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

To understand the situation we have to go back in Pakistani and Western history. 1977 the dictator Zia ul Haq took over and in 1979 sentenced Zufliqar Ali Bhutto who was the legitimate Pakistani Premier minster, the father of late Benazir Bhutto, to death.

March 21, 2010
Setting mandatory minimum targets on Waste for all Member States to improve the Directive. 2008/98/EC.

Resolution adopted at EGP Council meeting, Bercelona on the 21st of March 2010.

March 21, 2010
Children prosecuted under anti-terrorism laws in Turkey

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

Turkey is contravening international human rights standards, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the European Law, not to mention its own domestic law.

March 21, 2010
Human rights violations and lack of democracy in Azerbaijan

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

Democratic structures are disregarded, democratic bodies” have been created such as Media Council, Council for Supporting NGOs and Youth Council NAYORA to keep Mass Media, NGOs and youth organisations under control of the government and to monopolize and control the relations between the Mass Media, NGOs and youth organisations from abroad. 

March 21, 2010
Colombia – human rights should be prioritised over profits

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

March 21, 2010
For the conservation of biodiversity and coastal defense

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

In Europe, biodiversity is still under severe pressure and high risks as is the case with our coasts. It should be noted that the high mountain areas are the last bastion of biodiversity, and together with the islands, are the areas most vulnerable and those most affected by climate.

March 21, 2010
Make aquaculture sustainable

Resolution accepted at the 12th EGP Council, Barcelona, Spain, March 19-21, 2010

Sustainable aquaculture can be a valuable resource and a source of income for rural communities, but the salmon and trout farming industries today pose an ecological threat in a number of countries, including – but not exclusively– Norway, Scotland, Canada and Chile.

March 21, 2010

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