Environment and Ecology
The Friendship Office promotes policies that address the structural causes of climate change. We realize that the valiant community based development and reforestation efforts that we support can literally be swept away without binding global policies.

News and Analysis

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On the 2nd anniversary of the murder of Berta Caceres, her daughter and namesake writes and open letter: https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2018/03/we-will-achieve-real-just...
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An article from ALAI reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the demise of the FTAA:   www.alainet.org/en/articulo/173379 
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UNITED NATIONS, Sep 17 2014 (IPS) - World leaders gathered at the Climate Change Summit during the United Nations General Assembly on Sep. 23 will have a crucial opportunity to mobilise political will and advance solutions to climate change. They will also need to address its closely connected...
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 While Donald Trump gives the appearance of wavering over his decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Nicaragua has decided to sign it. It was one of only two countries not to sign in Paris last year; the other was Syria. Nicaragua abstained out of principle: the agreement...
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An Indigenous Call for Unprecedented, Unified Action for Protecting and Restoring the Sacred to All Members of the Human Family:  See the declaration at:   http://www.fwii.net/profiles/blogs/declaration-of-indigenous-summit-of-the-americas-april-10-2015