PR AD ON THE EVE OF MALTA's EU ACCESSION 30/04/04
THE GREEN PARTY
AD ON THE EVE OF MALTAs EU ACCESSION
During a Green Party activity a few hours before Maltas historical EU accession held in Valletta, Alternattiva Demokratika Chairperson Dr Harry Vassallo described Maltas accession as a solemn moment for all Maltese and Gozitans.
Dr Vassallo said that The Green Party is proud of its contribution towards Maltas EU accession and described the Alternattiva Demokratikas role as crucial.
AD played an important role in last years referendum and was responsible of Maltas achievement in entering the EU. However now its up to all of us to take up this new challenge. Now the responsibility falls on all of us to make sure Malta is a success story within the European Union. The Green Party has always worked hard to obtain a better quality of life for all Maltese and Gozitans and will continue doing so.
The Green Party candidate for European elections and European Green Party Secretary Geneeral Prof Arniold Cassola also addresses the Green Party activists and supporters. Prof Cassola said The Green Party has put in a lot of energy in helping Malta obtain EU membership and it also put the countrys interests before its own to make sure that Malta becomes p[art of the EU family. The Green Parry has been consistent over the years in its strong belief that Malta should have its place amongst the EU family.
Later, Oiver Emmes an expert of the Green Group in the European Parliament presented the European Greens campaign on food safety. The campaign aims at creating public debate and action on issues which concern us, including: food quality, sustainable consumption and production of food and promoting a healthy diet, reducing food transport, improving animal welfare, preserving the natural environment and enjoying the diversity of European food cultures.
www.eat-better.org is part of the European Green's common campaign platform for the European Parliament elections and contains informative material on the Green's food safety ideas ranging from GMOs to fair trade and sustainable arming. The site is also available in Maltese.
Deputy Secretary General