Stop financing factory farming campaign

Friends of the Earth United States is working to transform agriculture in the US and their food systems— from toxic and chemical intensive to healthy and ecologically regenerative; from corporate controlled to democratically governed; and from a system that embodies the deepest inequities in society to one that advances justice and fulfills the needs of…

A woman in Brazil holds a sign calling to save the Amazon.

An interview with Loreto de Amunategui, Internationalist Solidarity System Officer, on Human Rights Day 2022. What does “internationalist solidarity” mean concretely, and how does it link to environmental justice? Solidarity means standing up against all forms of oppression – such as patriarchy, racism and colonialism – and the various forms of violence which rob people…

Karin Nansen laying out a Gender justice flag

Part 2: How we make change The second in a two-part series marking Friends of the Earth International’s first 50 years in 2021.  In Part 1 we looked at key moments in Friends of the Earth International’s history and at how our understanding of our mission has become firmly rooted in environmental justice and the…

Internationalist solidarity system focal points HomeSearch results for 'system change' Our Internationalist Solidarity System (ISS) which responds to violations and mobilises internationalist support for threatened peoples and communities, is supported by focal points in each region. Danilo Urrea Latin America & the Caribbean Danilo is a philosopher from the National University of Colombia. He has been linked to Friends…

Food systems for people

Civil society boycotting summit calls for true food systems transformation. From 26 to 28 July in Rome the United Nations will hold a Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), a pre-cursor to a VIP New York summit in September 2021. The summit claims it will provide “game-changing” solutions for the transformation of food systems through its “open…