Finland

The Green League


Published 31st March, 2011

The Green League or VL was founded in February 1987 as a cooperative organisation between various local and national environmentalist groups.

In the March 1987 election they took 4 of the 200 seats in parliament and went up to 10 seats in the 1991 election with 6.82% of the vote.

Since then they have slowly increased their representation from 9 seats in 1995 to 11 seats in 1999, 14 seats in 2003 and 15 seats in the 2007 election with 8.46% of the vote. Since 2007 they have been part of the four party coalition government.

The green League is a member of the Global Greens and European Green party.


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