Iva from Young Friends of the Earth Croatia reflects on her experiences in Durban, at the first meeting in Africa of a new joint project between Young Friends of the Earth Europe, Friends of the Earth Africa and Friends of the Earth international.
Never in my life did I think I would ever end up so far away from home.
"Want to know what it feels like to wake up every morning with a beautiful sea view and flowery fields of black Welsh cows coming to say good morning to you while you enjoy a nice cuppa? Then putting on a very trendy boiler suit with wellingtons and heading to meet up with the most awesome farmer ever, Gerald Miles?
Normalising these killings won't stop them, why we must act now and what we can do, by Martín Vainstein.
Today, on the International Women's Day of Struggle, Friends of the Earth International is sharing the voices and experiences of Friends of the Earth women and transgender environmental activists. The national and regional contexts described by these activists are diverse. But the challenges they face are a common expression of the linked oppressions based on class, gender, race/ethnicity, sexuality, disability and other power relations.
Young Friends of the Earth Europe is seeking a Network Development Officer, to support a growing and diverse network of young activists, working on environmental and social justice issues in more than 20 countries.
Resolution proposed by Young FoEE and FoE Hungary and approved at Friends of the Earth International Biennial General Meeting in Indonesia, 2016 December.
On November 30th 2016, a refugee from Syria named Ahmed, who got asylum in the EU and was trying to help his family in the perilous journey to Europe, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in Hungary under the charge of terrorism. He was convicted with little evidence.
Tina Andersen Vågenes, activist on trial and member of central board in Young Friends of the Earth Norway (Natur og Ungdom). Contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Friends of the Earth Europe has joined more than 500+ civil society organisations from more than 50 countries in sending a joint open letter to the seventeen banks providing a US$2.5 billion project loan to Dakota Access LLC.
Young Friends of the Earth Europe has joined the undersigned organisations, networks, and movements gathered in Marrakech at COP22 to issue the following collective statement in support of communities and movements around the world in response to Donald Trump becoming President-Elect of the United States of America and its potentially devastating implications for the cause of climate justice.
At the recent Young Friends of the Earth Europe convergence event on intersectionality in theory and practice, we recorded an episode of the Real World Radio Europe podcast on intersectionality: what it is, and how we can (practically!) make the environmental justice movement broader and more inclusive.