ADPD Chairperson Carmel Cacopardo presented the 3 candidates who will stand for the party in the upcoming 2024 European Parliament elections.
The candidates are Sandra Gauci, Ralph Cassar and Mina Jack Tolu, all off whom are known, said Cacopardo, for their representation of green politics locally and internationally.
Cacopardo said that at a time when centre-right parties intensify links with far-right across Europe, it is important more than ever to have three strong candidates standing for equality, diversity and environmental awareness.
Sandra Gauci, currently Deputy Chairperson of ADPD is also known for her weekly social media segments called ‘ABS News’ where she tackles contemporary issues pertaining to politics and Maltese society.
Mina Jack Tolu is the International Secretary of ADPD whilst also being both a committee member of the European Green Party and an advisory member to the Federation of Young European Greens.
They also worked as an LGBTIQ+ activist since 2010, working as a trainer on gender, feminism and related campaigns through youth NGOs.
Last but not least is Ralph Cassar, who is currently Secretary General of ADPD. Active with the Greens since 1992, he served for four terms as a Green local councillor in Ħ’Attard. He worked on recyclables collection scheme as well as other various other activities ranging from education, culture and sports. He now resides as a lecturer at the Institute off Applied Sciences at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST).