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23 October 2014

Written by Toril Meyer-Gerlt, BUNDjugend/YFoE Germany

On 11th October, tens of thousands of people and hundreds of organisations in 21 countries were on the streets to protest against TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership), CETA (Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement) and TiSA (Trade in Services Agreement).

23 October 2014

Written by Niels Hazekamp from Jongeren Milieu Actief (JMA)/Young Friends of the Earth Netherlands.

On the 9th of October, in The Netherlands more than 40 youth organisations signed the Treaty for Sustainability in Education with a parliamentary majority. The treaty is the result of years of hard work by Young Friends of the Earth Netherlands and others to integrate sustainability in all aspects of education. The Dutch minister of Education, Ms. Bussemaker, received the treaty with much delight.

21 October 2014

As part of Reclaim Power's global week of action on energy, Zelena akcija (Friends of the Earth Croatia) organised an action on Friday in Zagreb to mark the day of action against coal. Activists staged a fashion show protest performance entitled "Climate Chaos", highlighting the impacts of climate change, and demanding that the government of Croatia halt plans to construct new coal power plants.

Young Friends of the Earth Europe is a grassroots network of young people and youth organisations working collectively for social and environmental justice on a local, national and European level. We organise events and inspire young people to take action, on issues ranging from climate change, food and agriculture and education for sustainability – to ensure the voices of young people are heard in Europe and beyond.