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Two million citizens sue the French Government for its lack of action against climate change

jan | Jan 11, 2019

Two million citizens are ready to take French government into court for its lack of action to fight against climate change!On December 18th, the French NGO Notre Affaire A Tous (Everyone’s Case)...

EU: Turn your COP24 ambitions into concrete new years resolutions!

jan | Dec 18, 2018

After a year full of climate change related natural disasters, students striking from their schools and massive demonstrations to demand climate justice, world leaders didn’t manage to step up...

400 Hours of Mandatory Overtime, Political Judges & Tear Gas in Hungary - EPP Remains Silent

teo | Dec 15, 2018

On the 12th December, Hungary adopted two laws which pose serious threats to both labour rights and to the rule of law in the country. As FYEG we strongly condemn the adopted changes, as well as the...

Greens and Young Greens at COP24: Austrian EU Presidency Has Failed On All Fronts

teo | Dec 14, 2018

While young people all over Europe are demanding climate action through school strikes, civil disobedience and mass demonstrations, the European Union seems to have difficulties to lead on climate...

Blocking coal is not a crime

jan | Dec 4, 2018

While the COP gets started in Poland, in Slovakia 12 activists from Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Finland and Belgium are being detained since last Friday for nothing more than climbing a coal mining...

Young Greens push towards political action for a free internet

jan | Nov 29, 2018

Summary: The proposed resolutions of FYEG against a new Copyright Directive were accepted by both the European Greens and the European Youth Forum. Both instances will oppose any further measure...

FYEG’s takeaways from the 29th Council of European Greens

Nov 27, 2018

The 29th Council of European Greens was held in Berlin with a massive audience of over 500 guests. On top of the agenda was the election of our Green leading candidates (or Spitzenkandidaten) who...

Hungarian government delivers another blow to academic freedoms in Europe

javier | Oct 26, 2018

The Central European University was founded in 1991 in order to respond to the challenges that Central European societies were facing after the fall of the iron curtain.These efforts were not enough....

No CO2 cuts? No EU subsidies!

javier | Oct 8, 2018

The new IPCC special report on climate change leaves us with good and bad news.The good news is that climate science confirms that it's still possible to keep global warming within 1.5c. The bad news...

You have the right to decide about your future, go vote!

javier | Sep 29, 2018

On Sunday 30 September, Macedonia will hold a referendum asking citizens the following question: "Are you for EU and NATO membership by accepting the agreement between the Republic of Macedonia and...

Stay strong, activists in Hambach! - Last stand against the coal

javier | Sep 17, 2018

We are outraged to hear that the authorities in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) have ordered the eviction of a peaceful citizen’s occupation of Hambach Forest. We call for...

September 8: Rise with us and grab the power!

zuzana | Sep 7, 2018

Between September 12 and September 14, mayors, local authorities, NGOs and businesses will meet in San Francisco, the United States, for the Global Climate Action Summit. While they meet, we join...

Opre Roma! Europe must stop the racist attacks in Ukraine and Italy!

javier | Aug 2, 2018

Today, on August 2nd, on the occasion of the Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, we stand in solidarity with Roma across Europe who protest Europe’s continuous lack of action to protect Roma against...

EU-Japan Trade Agreement: we demand people before profits!

javier | Jul 24, 2018

On Tuesday 17 July, Presidents Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk signed trade agreement JEFTA on behalf of European Union, a new free trade agreement with Japan, the biggest economy the European...

Winners and losers in the 2018 World Cup

javier | Jul 13, 2018

In a World Cup there is no right or wrong. It is all about winning and staying, or losing and leaving. However, we all know that losing  is always worse. After Germany’s unexpected exit,...

Don’t give up, friends in Turkey!

javier | Jun 25, 2018

On 24th of June, Turkey held snap presidential and parliamentary elections. Both took place under a state of emergency declared after 15th of July 2016 with a high voter turnout at almost 87%. ...

Refugee Day: Stop Deportations to Afghanistan!

javier | Jun 20, 2018

European countries are deporting back young Afghans who have never set foot in the country, or not lived there since they were infants. European countries are deporting back mothers and fathers who...

CAP Reform: Radical Transformation Needed!

teo | Jun 11, 2018

On Friday 1st June, European Commissioner Phil Hogan presented the plans of the European Commission to reform the EU Common Agricultural Policy. With its proposal, the European Commission is failing...

¡Adiós, Rajoy!

javier | Jun 1, 2018

Today the Spanish Parliament has voted a no-confidence motion presented by the leader of the socialist party (PSOE), Pedro Sánchez, against the conservative Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy (PP). One...

Ireland has spoken: the time of oppressive Eighth amendment is over!

javier | May 27, 2018

An end to 35-year struggle for Irish women’s right to self-determination and to safe, legal abortion is at last now in sight!With the turnout being highest in country’s history and hitting the...