Global Young Greens (GYG) is an emerging global organization supporting and consolidating the efforts of young people working towards social justice, ecological sustainability, grassroots democracy and peace. GYG is a joint project of over 90 youth organizations and hundreds of individuals, including the Federation of Young European Greens, Asia Pacific Young Greens Network, Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe, Young Volunteers for the Environment and many others.
GYG is a network that includes four federations (Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe) and has a total of more than 80 member organisations from all around the world. GYG’s highest decision making body is the Congress, which is held appx. every four years. In between Congresses, the Steering Committee organises the main work of GYG. For more information, click here.
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Inspired by the Global Young Greens conference of 2001, in 2005 members of the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG), Campus Greens USA, and many young Green groups and individuals began discussing via email holding another conference. In 2006, young greens began working out of the FYEG office in Brussels and that year many wonderful people became actively involved.
In 2007, Global Young Greens was officially founded as an organization, working to change the world ever since.
Our objectives are:
More precisely, we are striving for the following principles on the local, national, as well as global level:
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