Friends of the Earth is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation, which was established in 1993 and has been based in Limassol since then. Friends of the Earth are a registered association and a recognised charity in the Republic of Cyprus.
FoE Cyprus is a member group of Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) and Friends of the Earth Europe (FoEE). We are also members of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and Break Free from Plastic (BFFP). At the moment the organisation has approximately 450 members.
Our goal is to raise awareness on the importance of preserving the natural environment and to campaign for solutions to environmental and social problems by promoting sustainable policies.
Τhe core values of FoE Cyprus include ecological and cultural diversity, environmental protection, environmental, social, and economic justice, gender equality and supporting the intrinsic value of nature and the inextricable link between nature and people.
Our vision is to collectively ensure environmental and social justice, human dignity and respect for human rights, so as to secure sustainable societies, halt and reverse environmental degradation and depletion of natural resources, nurture the earth’s ecological and cultural diversity, and secure sustainable livelihoods.
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Sara Mariza Vryonidi
Project Manager | Energy Campaign