The Oversight Committee

The task of the GYG Oversight Committee (GYGOC) will be to hold the GYG Steering Committee accountable with the consideration of the Organisational Principles, overseeing and ensuring complaints are dealt with fairly, the running of GYG elections (as well as overseeing co-options), and amending of the Organisational Principles for documental clarity.

If you would like to make a complaint to the GYGOC, please email: and/or


Members of the current Steering Committe

Julius Rupprecht


Julius is a young green from Germany and a student of law in Berlin. He has been involved within the green and young green movement since 2015 (mainly in the fields of migration, legal and economic policy) and from 2016 on an international level as member of the international board of German Young Greens and co-organiser of international events.

GYG and its structure was on his radar at the latest since Liverpool congress and Julius continued the reform of the Organisational Principles as a member of the Structures and Procedures working group.

Besides his interest in youth activism he likes singing in his choir, reading all kinds of nerdy Wikipedia articles and hanging around on the rooftops of eastern Europe and Berlin.

Gregorio Blanca

OC- Member

Gregorio is a green youth from Venezuela, a journalist, with a master’s degree in Political Science, president of the green ecologic youth of Venezuela, environmental activist, since the foundation of my International Refuge in Bolivia, Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. Gregorio likes football, baseball and world politics.

Chalwe Chandalala


Chalwe is a young green from Zambia,a passionate youth about Sustainable Environment,young people,drug abuse and human rights.

Chalwe is a student at MEF University.

He has been active in Green politics since 2014 and serving as the Youth Coordinator and Provincial Youth Chairman.

His hobbies football, traveling, national affairs

Riwa Ghawi


Based in Beirut, Lebanon, Riwa has been an activist within her local community for the last 10 years. With a passion for human rights as a whole, she particularly focuses on civil rights and environmental justice.

Currently the head of the Lebanese Greens youth wing, she represents it on a local and international level. Additionally, she works in Learning and Development among youth nationwide, and trains in Leadership, Conflict Analysis and Resolution and Campaigning.

She has also previously worked with the Asia Pacific Greens Federation in developing its youth network, is currently a volunteer with the Global Greens as a translator, and a member of the Global Young Greens Oversight Committee.

The future is feminist, and the future is green.

Lara Jo Pitzer