WALHI Jawa Timur

Surabaya, Indonesia
Joined May 2022

We work in environment and land right of the people, advocacy, campaign and promote awareness. Because we have mission to promote environment justice.

Presence in: Indonesia
Focus: Community Organizing, Environmental Justice

WALHI East Java is a member of the federation / provincial organization of WALHI, established 1982. Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (WALHI) (Indonesian forum for the environment) is the largest environmental movement organization in Indonesia, with a total membership of 483 organizations spread across 28 provinces in Indonesia. WALHI East Java itself consists of 11 organizations from non-governmental organizations and Students’ Mountaineering Club (organisasi mahasiswa pencinta alam). From 1982 to the present day, WALHI East Java has actively encouraged efforts to save and restore the environment in East Java. WALHI East Java works to continue to promote the recognition of the rights to the environment and human rights protection as a form of State responsibility for the fulfillment of people’s livelihoods.We work on environmental and agrarian issues, one of which is trying to strengthen the community to regain their rights