At the Online 32nd EGP Council, the EGP Committee is organising the election of two representatives from the EGP member parties to the General Assembly of the Green European Foundation for a mandate of three years. For your memory, the EGP has 4 representatives in the GEF GA. Two are Committee members, currently Evelyne Huytebroeck and Jean Lambert, and the two other persons are from the member parties, currently with ending mandate: Marie Toussaint, MEP (EELV, France) and Emma Nohrén (mp, Sweden).
By the deadline of Thursday, 12 November (23:59 CET), the EGP office received four valid candidacies, listed below in alphabetical order (first name).
On top of their motivation letters and CV, the candidates have provided a short presentation video of themselves. We will also have a brief presentation and opportunity for Q&A with the candidates in plenary, scheduled on Sunday, 6 December in the morning, before the voting session.
- Annaslav YAKOVENKO
Nominated by Partidul Verde Ecologist (Moldova).
And supported by Georgian Greens Party (Georgia), Partia Zelenykh Ukrainy (Ukraine), déi gréng (Luxembourg) and Partia Zieloni (Poland).
- Emma NOHRÉN
Nominated by miljöpartiet de gröna (Sweden).
And supported by Partidul Verde Ecologist (Moldova) and Die Grünen (Austria).
- Marie POCHON
Nominated by EELV (France).
And supported by EQUO (Spain), Esquerra Verda (Spain), FYEG, déi gréng (Luxembourg), GPEW (UK), Bündnis 90/Die Grünen (Germany) and Verdi-Grüne-Vërc (Italy).
- Veronica JUZGADO
Nominated by EQUO (Spain).
And supported by EELV (France), Esquerra Verda (Spain) and FYEG.
You can find the motivations, CVs and video’s of all candidates published HERE.
Gender balance will have to be observed during the voting. Election procedures are stipulated in the EGP Rule Book, articles 39 and 40 (page 34
The call for Candidates GEF GA (22 Oct) can be found HERE.