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1 August 2017

 

And we're off!

YFoEE Summer Camp #7 has started! We are in a hostel in a beautiful forest in the north of the Netherlands. We have already had sessions to introduce Young Friends of the Earth Europe and Young Friends of the Earth Africa. We have heard stories from participants from Armenia, Russia, South Africa, Mozambique and elsewhere. We have discussed our hopes, our expectations, laid out our rules for the camp and our space. We have played lots of games, tried desperately to learn over 50 names and made lots of new friends.

19 July 2017

Peter Kodde, a long-time Dutch eco-activist, will be showing us what strong NVDA looks like.

6 July 2017

Last year, four young people from across Europe spent the summer volunteering on a cooperatively-run organic farm in Wales, learning first-hand how sustainable local farming works, and how to campaign against GMOs and pesticides at the local level. This summer, the project is back – and our first volunteer, Juta from Estonia, shares her experiences 'levelling-up' on a number of different issues in the Welsh countryside...

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.