Limassol, Cyprus
Friends of the Earth Cyprus is a non-profit, non-governmental, environmental organisation based in Limassol. The organisation was established in 1980 and since then has campaigned on a number of local, national and international environmental issues. Their 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.

Friends of the Earth Cyprus is a member group of Friends of the Earth Europe and Friends of the Earth International. The organisation is also a member of the Federation of Environmental Organisations of Cyprus (NGO’s) and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). Currently, they have approximately 400 members in the whole of Cyprus. In addition, Young Friends of the Earth Cyprus, is a group of young people concerned about their future and campaigning actively for it.

Friends of the Earth Cyprus’ vision is of a sustainable, just and peaceful world based on societies living in harmony with nature. They envision a society of interdependent people living in dignity, wholeness and fulfilment, where equity and human rights are realized. This will be a society built upon peoples’ sovereignty and participation. It will be founded on social, economic, gender and environmental justice and free from all forms of domination and exploitation, such as neoliberalism, corporate globalization, neo-colonialism and militarism.