Nordic Green Left Alliance

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Nordic Green Left Alliance
Founded February 1, 2004
Ideology Democratic socialism,
Eco-socialism,
Environmentalism
Political position Left-wing
Colours Red, Green
Website
www.nordic-green-left-alliance.org

The Nordic Green Left Alliance (NGLA) is an alliance of Nordic left-wing parties, founded in Reykjavík, Iceland on February 1, 2004.

Members[edit]

The member organizations of NGLA are:

Country National party National MPs European MPs
# of seats Last election # of seats Last election # of seats Last election
 Denmark Socialist People's Party
(Socialistisk Folkeparti)
16 / 175
2011
6 / 179
2011
1 / 13
2014
 Faroe Islands Republic
(Tjóðveldi)
6 / 33
2011
0 / 179
0 / 2
2011
 Finland Left Alliance
(Vasemmistoliitto/Vänsterförbundet)
14 / 200
2011
1 / 13
2014
 Greenland Community of the People
(Inuit Ataqatigiit)
11 / 31
2013
1 / 179
1 / 2
2011
 Iceland Left-Green Movement
(Vinstrihreyfingin-grænt framboð)
7 / 63
2013
 Norway Socialist Left Party
(Sosialistisk Venstreparti)
7 / 169
2013
 Sweden Left Party
(Vänsterpartiet)
21 / 349
2014
1 / 20
2014

Most of the member parties of NGLA have not joined the Party of the European Left (the Finnish Left Alliance being a recent exception), but NGLA participates in EL events as an observer. In the European Parliament, the Swedish Left Party MEP is part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left political grouping, whilst the Danish Socialist People's Party MEP is member of the Green group.

Elected representatives of Member Parties[edit]

European institutions[edit]

Organisation Institution Number of seats
 European Union European Commission
0 / 27
 European Union European Council
(Heads of Government)
0 / 27
 European Union Council of the European Union
(Participation in Government)
2 / 27
 European Union European Parliament
3 / 751
Organisation Institution Number of seats
 Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly
3 / 318

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