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Greens Japan

Greens Japan
緑の党
President Satoshi Yagi, Nao Suguro, Hitoshi Nakayama
Founded 22 November 2008 (22 November 2008)
(Established as a political party 28 July 2012)
Headquarters Kōenji Bldg. 404, 2-3-4 Kōenji-Kita, Suginami, Tokyo
Ideology Green politics,
Environmentalism,
Anti-Trans-Pacific Partnership,
Anti-nuclear power generation
International affiliation Global Greens
Councillors
0 / 242
Representatives
0 / 480
Website
greens.gr.jp
Politics of Japan
Political parties
Elections
Part of a series on
Green politics
Sunflower symbol

The Greens Japan (緑の党 Midori no Tō, literally "green party") is an established national Green party in Japan.

It has 592 members as of 25 August 2007, when it was called Japan Greens (みどりのテーブル Midori no Tēburu, "green table"). After the electoral success of Green activist

Representation

On the 22 of November, 2010 Kazumi Inamura became the first popularly elected Greens Japan Mayor, in the city of Amagasaki as well as the first popularly elected female mayor of the city with 54% of the vote.

Party Establishment

On 28 July 2012, the party was officially re-established under its new name by local assembly members and civic groups to run in the Upper House election to reduce and terminate Japan's nuclear power generation and opposition to the nation's entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership, both eyed by Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda of the Democratic Party of Japan.

External links

  • Midori no Tō (Greens Japan) (official website)
  • Greens Japan on Facebook
  • Greens Japan on Twitter
  • New Green Party formed in Japan/Group seeks to reflect anti-nuclear, environmental, pro-democracy movements (Article in Green Pages, newspaper of the Green Party of the United States. September 2012)


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