The Parliamentarian Network is an opportunity for the over 400+ Green Members of Parliament from around the world to connect, support and celebrate with their colleagues globally!
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Urgent Action Must Follow Paris Agreement: Statement by Green Members of Parliament
Paris Agreement 2016
The GGPA is composed of elected members of legislatures to work collaboratively together as one network in pursuit of the following objectives:
- To be active, in a coordinated manner, in our parliaments on issues of identified global concern, in order to influence the governments of our countries, and the public whom we represent, to the goals specifically identified by the Global Greens;
- To develop a mutually-reinforcing and mutually-supportive network of MPs, as individuals, to help us each to become most effective in our parliamentary action, and realise our potential as movers of positive global change;
- To achieve positive change for Green goals at the global and regional levels through the strengthening of international institutions, including more parliamentarian representation and decision-making influence in those bodies.
There are currently more than 400 Green parliamentarians in approximately 25 national level parliaments around the world. There are many more parliamentarians in local, regional and state level parliaments.
The Global Greens Parliamentarian Association provides a simple and efficient way for these decision-makers to know about each other’s work and communicate about issues of interest.
Parliamentarians have a day-to-day need to stay in touch with Green colleagues about policy responses. There are also many issues where a multi-nation alliance of parliamentarians can bring attention and depth to an issue in a national parliament or an international institution.
Also, while Green parliamentarians are growing in number every year, there remain important parts of the world where there are few Green decision-makers. In order for the Global Greens family to win many of the big issues globally, we must see more Greens elected in the emerging economies of the world. A Green Parliamentarians Association provides support and guidance to Green candidates in emerging economies.