Friends of the Earth International stands in solidarity with its member PENGON/Friends of the Earth Palestine and the Palestinian people in their struggle for their right to live in dignity and exercise sovereignty over their land and natural resources, including access to fresh water. Many communities in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank and Gaza…

The Palestinian Environmental NGOs Network was founded in May 2000, six months after the commencement of the Second Intifada by widespread demand within the Palestinian NGO sector to create a Network that would encourage networking, cooperation, environmental and NGO strategising, lobbying and advocacy within Palestine and worldwide to defend the dangerous state of the Palestinian…

Chair of Friends of the Earth International Jagoda Munić reflects on the international solidarity mission to Palestine. It is time to go home. On the way to the airport by taxi, I was stopped at a check point. A soldier asked where I had been and whether I had passed check points. They searched a rucksack…

Chair of Friends of the Earth International Jagoda Munić reflects on the international solidarity mission to Palestine. Sunday, October 13 2013 Our mission finishes in a village close to Jerusalem that is surrounded by the wall. Water is an issue here as well, as water access comes through nearby Israeli settlements. Sometimes when, for instance,…

Chair of Friends of the Earth International Jagoda Munic reflects on the international solidarity mission to Palestine My day started early. At 7.30 a.m. I met Dr. Ayman Ribi, the President of PENGON / Friends of the Earth Palestine. We head to Palestine TV together, to take part in a live broadcast of Good morning…

  Chair of Friends of the Earth International Jagoda Munic reflects on the international solidarity mission to Palestine.   Wednesday, October 9, 2013Here we are, past the passport control at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv. A group of friends meeting together in Jersulam and, more officially, Friends of the Earth International’s delegation on a…

Environmental Injustice – Environmental Nakba Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) was invited by Friends of the Earth Palestine (Pengon)* to observe the environmental consequences of the Israeli occupation. The Observer Mission took place between August 26 – 29. Bobby Peek of South Africa and Eurig Scandrett of Scotland represented Friends of the Earth International…