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Eastern Africa Greens Federation Secretariat Established in Kampala,Uganda

The East Africa Greens Federation congress which 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, 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 to achieve the following objectives

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Global Greens Statutes Signed in La Paz, Bolivia

The Global Greens Coordination finally approved and signed the organisation's official statutes on 27th November 2013, in La Paz, Bolivia.

This happens after a period exceeding ten years, since the establishment of the Global Greens Movement in Canberra, Australia in 2001.

The third Global Greens Congress held in Dakar, Senegal during 2012, mandated the Global Greens Coordination to legalise the international greens family.

The headquarters have been established in Brussels, Belgium with a permanent secretariat.

This is an important milestone achieved.

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Declaration for Establishing the Eastern Africa Greens Federation

Members of the Eastern Africa Greens Federation, from Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Mazingira Green Party of Kenya, Ecological Party of Uganda and Burundi Green Movement, who met in Kigali, Rwanda from 8th to 9th November 2013, made the following resolutions:

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Democratic Green Party of Rwanda Hosts the East African Greens Congress

For Immediate Release:

Kigali, 7  November 2013, - The Democratic Green Party Rwanda, will host the first ever East African Greens Congress, this Friday, 8th and Saturday 9th November 2013, at Bloom Back Hotel, Kigali.

This event will bring together Greens from the Ecological Party of Uganda, Mazingira Green Party of Kenya, Burundi Green Movement and the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda.

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Success by Mauritius Greens at the End of the Hunger Strike

After 27 days of the hunger strike by Mauritius Greens, since its beginning on 6th October , it was officially ended on Friday, 1st  Nov 2013, after receiving a response from the Country’s Prime Minister accepting at least 75% of their demands on Thursday the 31st October 2013.

The government has accepted to:

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African Greens Federation calls upon the Mauritius Government to urgently consider reparations of descendants of slaves.

The African Greens Federation calls upon the Mauritius Government and the Private Sector to urgently consider the matter reparations for the Mauritian descendants of slaves, known locally as the Creoles, through a Green Reparation Foundation (GRF).

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Egypt: Global Greens urge immediate end of violence and restoration of democracy

The Global Greens utterly condemn the massacre perpetrated by the military against supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, Alexandria and other centres in Egypt on 14 August 2013.

The violent dissolution of the sit-ins in Al-Nahda Square and Raba’a al-Adawiyya demonstrates that the military forces in Egypt are not responding to the ongoing social and political crisis in Egypt in a democratic and peaceful manner. 

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North African Greens Federation Established and Other Important Achievements

The representatives of North African Green Parties from Tunisia, Egypt and Morocco who met in Cairo-Egypt from 6th -9th June 2013, unanimously decided to establish the North African Greens Federation (NAGF).

The Headquarters of this regional federation shall be located in Cairo-Egypt and the secretariat shall be hosted by the Egyptian Green Party.

Elected Executive Committee

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Southern Africa Greens Federation Established in Maputo, Mozambique

The leaders and representatives of Southern Africa Green Parties and political movements from Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho and Zimbwabwe who met in Maputo, Mozambique from 26th -27th May 2013, unanimously decided to set up the Southern Africa Greens Federation (SAGF).

The headquarters of this regional federation shall be located in Lusaka, Zambia.

Executive committee members

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AGF Executive has Approved Ms.Robinah Nanyunja as our new Acting Treasurer

The AGF Executive Committee has approved Madame Robinah Nanyunja from the Ecological Party of Uganda as our new Acting Treasurer.

The Treasurer position became vacant after Mr.Charles Lwanga was relieved from his duties recently.

It become very difficult for AGF Executive and AGF Secretariat to handle financial matters without a Treasurer.

Our financial procedural manual clearly states that all financial transactions must be endorsed by the Treasurer and could not therefore wait till the next congress.

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