Dear green friends, activists around the world,
We are shocked by a motion proposed yesterday night by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) which demands to postpone sentence of a person who is being accused of raping a child, in case if the sexual abuser has been prosecuted before Nov.11 and if the perpetrator marries with the victim without force or threat. Continue reading
14 September 2016
Representatives of the Belarusian Party of Greens took an active part in the election campaign and put forward five candidates for deputy mandate in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus. Read their statement HERE.
9th March 2016
,,Why does the discussion about gender make people uncomfortable? In Serbia, LGBT+ people are being excluded from their communities and International Women’s day is confused with romantic courting. People are afraid to say that they are feminists and young females are facing misogyny. The Green Forum intern Kristina Grujicic met with gender coordinators from two green organizations in Eastern Europe.”
To read the rest of the article, please visit the Green Forum website.
28th February 2016
MODOM is hosting the General Assembly, the highest decision making body of the Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe ( CDNEE ) which will be attended by delegates from all member organizations and is held from 25 to 28 February 2016 in Skopje.
MODOM used the presence of young Greens from Eastern Europe to introduce them with the needs of young people in Macedonia, closely ahead of the parliamentary elections and organised a panel discussion on youth expectations from the elections in Macedonia. Continue reading
19th February 2016
For the last twenty five years people of Artvin, a border town between Georgia and Turkey, have been resisting against gold and copper mines. During these twenty five years, the resistance of Artvin has defeated two Canadian mine companies and sent them back home. Unfortunately, this legendary resistance is now under attack by not just mine companies, but government forces.
Earlier this week, people of Artvin have been attacked by police and gendarmerie, who are apparently following orders from a mine company: Cengiz Holding. This pro-government Cengiz Holding is a conglomerate that owns several construction, energy and mine projects that destroys the environment not just in Turkey but also in Bulgaria, Azerbaijan and Armenia. Now, they have their hands on Cerattepe, Artvin. Continue reading
13th January 2016
Azerbaijan is an oil rich country, but it remains plagued by high levels of unemployment and a lack of essential services. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 crippled the country’s infrastructure, while conflict with neighboring Armenia created a wave of displacement. The economic situation based on oil sector and other main services are located in the capital – Baku, which is why probably half of population lives there.
Dear Green friends – Organizations, Political Parties, Individual Activists and anyone else interested and worried what is going on in our world,
There are a lot of terrifying stuff happening in our countries and I would love to take 10 minutes from your busy schedule to share with you about several things taking place here, in Armenia. Continue reading