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Global Greens meet in S„o Paulo

Global Greens meet in S„o Paulo

Second Congress focuses on climate change By Mike Feinstein, Advisor, International†Committee†of the Green Party of the United States For the second time ever, Green Parties from around the world gathered together for a decision-making Congress. The first Global Greens Congress took place in April 2001 in Canberra, Australia. This time, with 625 delegates and observers participating from 88 countries, the Second Congress took place May 1-4 in S„o Paulo, Brazil. In 2001, one of the key objectives of the Congress…

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U.S. Greens participate

U.S. Greens participate

Sixteen Greens from the United States were in. The Green Party of the United States was formally represented at the Congress by three delegates: Mike Feinstein (California), Marnie Glickman (Oregon) and Julia Willebrand (New York); and three alternates: Justine McCabe (Connecticut), John Rensenbrink (Maine) and Bahram Zandi (Maryland). Fein stein and Willebrand also participated for the last two years in the Global Greens Congress Steering Group, which planned the Congress. Bruce Gagnon (Maine) of the Global Network Against Weapons gave…

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