Monthly Archives: April 2010

World People’s Conference on Climate Change

This piece was posted by FYF Communications Intern Tahsina Rumman Khan. I was glad to see that, at the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in Cochabamba last week, the focus was finally being placed on listening to the voices of the poor. After the deep disappointment of the […]

Business as usual is not an option

As the UK election is approaching, Find Your Feet is one of the 188 organisations that joined the Vote Global manifesto. One of the key demands in the Vote Global manifesto is that the UK government support the poorest countries to adapt to and mitigate against climate change, ensuring that this funding is additional to official […]

Reflections on turning 50

1960 was the year when 17 African countries gained their independence (The Year of Africa); when President Eisenhower signed the ‘Food for Peace’ agreement to supply India with 17 million tonnes of surplus grain; and when FYF began. In March 1960 FYF was founded by journalist Carol Martin as a response to the Hungarian Refugee […]

Towards the London Marathon

This piece was posted by Marathon runner Tim Cross This will be the second time I have done the London Marathon. It is unlike anything else I have ever done. The elation at the start and the joy of being out early with thousands of other nutters is very amusing but arriving at Canary Wharf […]