Green Party of Canada sends delegation to Global Greens Congress in Liverpool, U.K.

(OTTAWA) March 29, 2017 - Delegates from the Green Party of Canada join more than 2,000 attendees from over 90 countries for the Global Greens Congress that runs March 30 to April 2 in Liverpool, U.K.

Party attendees include:

  • Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), Co-Chair of the Global Greens Parliamentarians Association
  • Ken Melamed, President
  • Jean Rousseau, Vice-President – French
  • Cherie Wong, Co-Chair, Young Greens Council
  • Ian Soutar, Young Greens Council

Ms. May will present at plenary on international trade, and at additional sessions on climate change and electoral reform. As Co-Chair of the Global Greens Parliamentarian Association, Ms. May will convene a meeting of attending Green parliamentarians. More than 400 Green parliamentarians in approximately 25 national-level parliaments around the world are members of this association.

Held every five to seven years, the Global Greens Congress is the primary decision-making body of the Global Greens. Global Greens are are united by the core principles of the Global Greens Charter of Ecological Wisdom; Social Justice; Participatory Democracy; Nonviolence; Sustainability; and Respect for Diversity.

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For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Dan Palmer
Press Secretary | Attaché de presse
m: (613) 614-4916