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12 December 2018

The training "Transformative education tools and accessible communication to frame food sovereignty" took place from the 9th to the 12th of November 2018 in Makvärket (Denmark), near Copenhagen.

This European training gathered 20 participants from 6 European countries (Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Malta) and aimed to equip young people for engaging with rural (youth) communities on issues of food sovereignty.

6 December 2018

On 27-28th of October, Young FoE groups accross Europe got involved and organised food tastings, debates, movie screenings, cooking and seed bombing workshops... All these actions were targeted on bringing local people together (consumers and farmers, young and old), and provoking the discussion on the failures of our current food system as well as how to create a better one for tomorrow. Here are some stories from our national groups.

26 November 2018

At our 2018 summer camp in Cyprus, we heard from Ubrei-Joe Maimoni Mariere about the devastating impacts oil companies like Shell are wreaking in the Niger delta.

My name is Ubrei-Joe Maimoni Mariere, I'm a human rights activist from Nigeria.

Gas flaring in Nigeria started 62 years ago, when oil exploration activities started – in 1956 precisely. It has really wreaked so much havoc. It's poisoned our food system.

Gas flaring is a regular incidence in Nigeria, it's 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year without stopping.

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.