Nordic Green Left Alliance

Nordic Green Left Alliance
Founded 1 February 2004
Ideology Democratic socialism
Eco-socialism
Environmentalism
Euroscepticism
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 1 February 2004.

Members

The member organizations of NGLA are:

CountryNational partyNational MPsEuropean MPs
# of seatsLast election# of seatsLast election# of seatsLast election
 Denmark Socialist People's Party
(Socialistisk Folkeparti)
7 / 175
2015
7 / 179
2011
1 / 13
2014
 Faroe Islands Republic
(Tjóðveldi)
7 / 33
2015
1 / 179
1 / 2
2015
 Finland Left Alliance
(Vasemmistoliitto/Vänsterförbundet)
12 / 200
2015
1 / 13
2014
 Greenland Community of the People
(Inuit Ataqatigiit)
8 / 31
2018
1 / 179
1 / 2
2015
 Iceland Left-Green Movement
(Vinstrihreyfingin-grænt framboð)
11 / 63
2017
 Norway Socialist Left Party
(Sosialistisk Venstreparti)
11 / 169
2017
 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 MEPs of the Swedish Left Party and of the Finnish Left Alliance are part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left parliamentary group, whilst the Danish Socialist People's Party MEP is member of the Greens-EFA group.

Elected representatives of Member Parties

European institutions

OrganisationInstitutionNumber of seats
 European UnionEuropean Commission
0 / 27
 European UnionEuropean Council
(Heads of Government)
0 / 27
 European UnionCouncil of the European Union
(Participation in Government)
2 / 27
 European UnionEuropean Parliament
3 / 751
OrganisationInstitutionNumber of seats
 Council of EuropeParliamentary Assembly
3 / 318
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