Friends of the Earth Czech Republic campaigns for environmental solutions on a wide range of issues, with a focus on energy, forests, mining, waste, agriculture, as well as general environmental policy issues.
Advocacy work, undertaken by about 30 staff, volunteers and some 15 local groups effectively combines lobbying, grassroots mobilization, research, local community empowerment and public awareness campaigns. Friends of the Earth Czech Republic exposes bad practice by corporations and lobbies parties around their election manifestos, advises communities and drafts new laws, informs consumers and researches alternatives.
Friends of the Earth Czech Republic is one of the 23 member groups that are involved in the School of Sustainability project.
Friends of the Earth Europe gratefully acknowledges financial assistance from the European Union for the project "School of Sustainability". The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of Friends of the Earth Europe and cannot be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union. The European Union cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information this document contains.