World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Ecological Movement of Venezuela

Article Id: WHEBN0032415082
Reproduction Date:

Title: Ecological Movement of Venezuela  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Venezuelan regional elections, 2012, Democratic Unity Roundtable, Movement for a Responsible, Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Venezuela, A New Era, Sri Lanka Green Alliance
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Ecological Movement of Venezuela

Ecological Movement of Venezuela
Movimiento Ecológico de Venezuela
Leader Manuel Díaz
Founded 2005
Headquarters Valencia, Venezuela
Ideology Green politics
Political position Centre
International affiliation Global Greens, Federation of the Green Parties of the Americas
Colours Green
Seats in the National Assembly
0 / 165
Official site
Politics of Venezuela
Political parties

Ecological Movement of Venezuela (Spanish: Movimiento Ecológico de Venezuela, MOVEV) is a green political party in Venezuela.


The Ecological Movement of Venezuela is the first Venezuelan political green party and the first officially affiliated to the Global Greens network. The party first started as a social activist movement on the year 2005, where it grew to become a recognized political entity by the National Electoral Council, on February, 2010.

They define as an organization of environmentalist citizens who compromise themselves to the protection of the environment and "...which political actions orient themselves to the promotion of a sustainable development that allows the Venezuelans to live in a just society, free and in harmony with nature".[1] Among their activities are presentations, forums and workshops related to proper garbage management and disposal and prevention of the environment's decay. The party itself has a set of values they support including, among other, those of ecology, democracy, social justice, pacifism and knowledge.

On August 1, 2008, during a presentation on the CNE the party announced their official birth as a national political party and affiliation to the Federation of the Green Parties of the Americas.

On August 10, 2008, the party presented a public cheese on the CNE where they announced their support to various candidates for the Venezuelan regional elections, 2008. Pedro Bastidas, a former MVR militant, joined MOVEV becoming the first and so far only deputy of the party to be elected for the National Assembly, on the 2006-2011 term.

See also


  1. ^ [1] (Spanish, visited July 14, 2011)

External links

  • (Spanish)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.