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20 June 2019

Young Friends of the Earth Scotland and Natur og Ungdom (Nature and Youth)/ Young Friends of the Earth Norway came together for a three-day training in Aberdeen, Scotland on the theme of 'Just Transition' as part of YFoEE's larger series of trainings on working with affected communities which took place across Europe. Specifically, we were looking at how to transition away from oil while still protecting workers' rights and we looked at the similarities and differences between our two countries' experiences.

19 June 2019

From May 30th until June 2nd, Young FoE Europe organised a mini-training in Brussels on working with rural communities. This training was part of the project "Youth and Communities for Environmental Justice". The aim was to help young volunteers from Belgium, Ireland, Latvia and Spain to engage with rural youth and to develop joint activities with young people from rural areas in their communities.

29 May 2019

Amigos de la Tierra Juventud La Rioja/YFoE Spain organised a training with rural youth in Muro de Aguas, in the north of Spain to better understand and connnect with youth in rural communities on environmental and social justice issues.

Youth participants learned the basic concepts of how rural communities are at risk of depopulation, and specifically the role of women farmers and livestock from an ecofeminist point of view.

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.

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