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Who We Are Content Panel 2

FoE Australia Federation aims to:

  • Work to protect and conserve the natural environment
  • Operate, organise, educate and campaign from an environmental and climate justice framework
  • Build and stimulate a movement of social change towards an ecologically stable and self-managed society
  • Support First Nations struggles and justice – Read More
  • Centre and amplify frontline voices, and empower communities to defend and transform themselves and their local environments
  • Strive for system change by working for gender justice and to dismantle patriarchy within our work and our struggles - Read More
  • Work for economic justice and to dismantle capitalism and class oppression - Read More
  • Work for environmental and human rights and to dismantle all forms of oppression Read More

FoEI's mission

  • To collectively ensure environmental and social justice, human dignity, and respect for human rights and peoples' rights so as to secure sustainable societies.
  • To halt and reverse environmental degradation and depletion of natural resources, nurture the earth's ecological and cultural diversity, and secure sustainable livelihoods.
  • To secure the empowerment of indigenous peoples, local communities, women, groups and individuals, and to ensure public participation in decision-making.
  • To bring about transformation towards sustainability and equity between and within societies with creative approaches and solutions.
  • To engage in vibrant campaigns, raise awareness, mobilise peoples and build alliances with diverse movements, linking grassroots, national and global struggles.
  • To inspire one another and to harness, strengthen and complement each other's capacities, living the change we wish to see and working together in solidarity.
  • To challenge the current model of economic and corporate neoliberal globalisation, and promote solutions that will help to create environmentally sustainable and socially just societies.

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