Founded in 1895, the Naturfreundebewegung is one of the largest non - governmental organizations in the world, with 350,000 members. Our members are active in local groups / sections and are represented by regional, state and federal associations.
The Friends of Nature International (NFI) is the umbrella organization of about 45 national member organizations and member of the Green 10, a platform of the ten largest European environmental NGOs.
International, ecological and social!
Friends of Nature are a democratically organized movement committed to environmental and social issues. The goal of our activities is the sustainable development of the environment and society at regional, national and global level.
We stand for:
- Environmental and social design of tourism and leisure activities;
- Protection of the natural and cultural heritage;
- Internationality and solidarity.
We are committed to:
Nature experience for all
The free access to nature for all people has always been a central concern of nature lovers. We promote inclusive nature experience with concrete activities and campaigns.
We are committed to an ecologically, socially and culturally compatible development of tourism.
We convey biodiversity and motivate you to spend a considerate stay in nature.
Climate protection and climate justice
We create awareness for climate protection and organize campaigns for more climate justice.
Sustainable regional development
We support regions with concrete activities in the establishment of sustainable tourism.
Diversity and intercultural exchange
We initiate intercultural projects and encounters and work for respectful togetherness.
A strong civil society
We promote civic engagement and social and environmental responsibility.
Labour Market & Employment