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Nordic Green Left Alliance

Nordic Green Left Alliance
Founded February 1, 2004
Ideology Democratic socialism,
Political position Left-wing
Colours Red, Green

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


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)
8 / 175
6 / 179
1 / 13
 Faroe Islands Republic
7 / 33
1 / 179
1 / 2
 Finland Left Alliance
12 / 200
1 / 13
 Greenland Community of the People
(Inuit Ataqatigiit)
11 / 31
1 / 179
1 / 2
 Iceland Left-Green Movement
(Vinstrihreyfingin-grænt framboð)
7 / 63
 Norway Socialist Left Party
(Sosialistisk Venstreparti)
7 / 169
 Sweden Left Party
21 / 349
1 / 20

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

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
Parliamentary Assembly
3 / 318
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