Eastern Africa Greens Federation established in Kampala, Uganda

The East Africa Greens Federation congress brought together leaders and representatives of Eastern African Green parties from Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Burundi who met 8th – 9th November 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda and  resolved that the headquarters of the EAGF will be based in Kampala, Uganda. The EAGF headquarters have been established on National Insurance Corporation Building (NIC), Plot 4 Pilkington Road, Kampala Uganda. EAGF is a membership of Green Political Parties and Movements in Eastern Africa working in a coalition . 

First anniversary for the Global Greens Secretariat and new team of volunteer newsletter editors

On March 15th the Global Greens Secretariat will celebrate its 1st year anniversary! In this occasion, we give a warm welcome to  the new team of volunteer newsletter editors:

  • Jessika Isakkson is a political adviser for the Green party mayor in Norrköping, Sweden. “We have responsibility for urban planning. I am also a politically elected member of the municipal council of junior education as well as a jury-member in the district court.”
  • Barry Lowe from Australia, has a background in newspaper and broadcast journalism, working in various parts of the world.  He’s also taught journalism, in Australia, Hong Kong and the UK.  Recently he’s developed a focus on communication that supports environmental causes and activities.  He’s an active member of the Australian Greens Party
  • Marnie Glickman is a proud Global Greens volunteer since 2004.  She has worked on more than 24 Green Party campaigns across the United States. She is a former co-chair of the Green Party of the United States and former managing director of the Green Party of California.  She currently works for Reverend Billy Talen, an ecological performance artist who also was the Green Party candidate for Mayor of New York City in 2009.  She lives with her family in San Rafael, California. You can follow her on Twitter @marniemix or email her at [email protected].
  • Simon Mader got involved with the green party of his home-town Tübingen (SW-Germany) during an internship with the Green transportation politician Winfried Hermann. His enthusiasm for cycling and the political showdown around Stuttgart21 led him to study in a geographical masters program of sustainable transportation in Dijon. He is going to graduate after an internship at the Sustainable Urban Transport Programm with the GIZ in Frankfurt-Eschborn. Joinable on twitter as @velo_cityst.

CAN YOU HELP?

Thanks to Jessika Isakkson, volunteer newsletter editor from Sweden, Margaret Blakers, Global Greens Convenor, Steve Emmott, leading European representative in the Global Greens Coordination,  Keli Yen, leading Asian representative in the Global Greens Coordination, Adamou Garba, African representative to the Global Greens Coordination and Manuel Diaz, Green Party of Venezuela for contributing to this Global Greens newsletter, February 2014 


03/12/2014 – 23:07

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