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25 March 2016

A personal reflection on the Young Friends of the Earth Network Gathering in Malta - by Rebecka Le Moine, from our new YFoE Sweden group.

 

11 March 2016

This article was written by Maruška Mileta, Zelena akcija/FoE Croatia and YFoEE Steering group member.

Portraying the refugee situation we've witnessed since summer 2015 as a 'migrant crisis' (as is often done by the media and by politicians) is incorrect. It is a humanitarian crisis and a moral crisis for the European Union. Closing borders, racial profiling, deportations and xenophobia are all manifestations of this crisis.

19 February 2016

Young Friends of the Earth Europe supports the call for #safepassage for refugees and we will be joining the European march for refugee rights on the 27th of February.

 

On 27 February 2016 European citizens will come together in cities across the continent to stand up for human rights in Europe.

We are demanding that European authorities and governments take action now to open secure safe passage routes for all those who seek protection.

19 February 2016

This is the first installment in a series of articles that Young Friends of the Earth activists are launching which tell the story of our growing movement for social and environmental justice and against dirty energy and corporate power.

 

Repression seems to be our governments’ increasingly widespread recipe for stopping the peoples’ struggles for justice and basic rights.

3 March 2016

Silje and Ingrid (Young Friends of the Earth Norway and Friends of the Earth Norway) give us an update on developments following the 3 week long actions they were involved in to protect Førde fjord from mining in Norway. They are calling for support to tell Nordic Mining to drop lawsuit against the peaceful activists.


11 February 2016

Natur og Ungdom (Young Friends of the Earth Norway) shares with us an update on the local actions that have been taking over the past ten days to save Norweigan fjords from mining waste.

 

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.