In the framework of the Growing Together project, Young Friends of the Earth Europe, invites European Youth to the online training programme on Food Sovereignty. After the cancellation of the physical training in Belgium, its online version will take place from 5th to 9th June 2020!
Conversations in activist groups can often be tough - small disagreements can bubble up into conflicts, and derail what you're trying to achieve. How do you stop this happening?
During a recent workshop, YFoEE activists learned how to use nonviolent communication to mediate conflicts in groups.
Nonviolent communication is based on empathy and on listening and understanding other's arguments and points of view. This toolkit below explains how to use it for in your groups via tools and exercises.
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Ungdom NOAH/Young Friends of the Earth Denmark continued their series of food sovereignty road trips with four Sustainable City Tours across the country.
How do we teach young adults about food sovereignty during the long Danish autumn and winter? How do we talk about food and supplies with short production chains when all food in winter is shipped in from far away?
Last summer, Young Friends of the Earth Europe, together with BUNDjugend (YFoE Germany) held a 9-day training event: 'Training for Trainers: Inclusive Climate Justice Work'.
We ran workshops on addressing racism, centering feminism, tackling power and recognising privilege - all designed to make our climate justice movement open and accessible to all so we can win.
The Court of Appeals in Oslo today made its judgement on the Norwegian climate lawsuit, which had been brought by a number of plaintiffs including Natur og Ungdom/Young Friends of the Earth Norway. While the Norwegian Court rightly upholds the Constitution which guarantees everyone's right to a healthy environment, it doesn't acknowledge the environmental boundaries breached by awarding 10 oil drilling licenses in the Arctic.
Role-playing exercises are great. Non-violent communication (NVC) is even better. Combine them in the right way and a seed for societal change has been planted. Let us try to explain why...
YFoEE has organized "Training for Traineers: inclusive climate justice work" which gathered young people across Europe in August in Germany. The same participants have run many workshops and activities related to the social and environmental justice movement. Popular Education has been one the basis of this training where it was demostrated that everybody has knowledge to share and learn from the others. "The greatest climate resistances in Europe” was one of the activities where young activists explained their experiences related with different campaigns.
For three days in September, Ungdom NOAH/Young Friends of the Earth Denmark toured the north of Jutland to inform people about food sovereignty.
The group of activists joined the 'Aalborg bæredygtighedsfestival' festival, where 500 local people passed through their 'food sovereignty booth' and debated how we secure rights, health, biodiversity and climate in our future food system. Participants have competed to win badges stating "I know what food sovereignty is" and local fruit and vegetables.
Across Europe, thousands of people took action for #GoodFoodGoodFarming last month. Here's what Young Friends of the Earth Ireland got up to.
This month we are celebrating the Good Food Good Farming Days of Action as part of our Growing Together project by championing the changemakers who are shaping a fairer food system here in Ireland.