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The Women 2030 Programme is being implemented in countries across different regions of the world. It is constituted by a coalition of 5 women+ and gender network organisations collaborating to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a gender-equitable and climate-just way. The coalition is part of a year framework partnership agreement with the European Commission’s International Cooperation arm (DEVCO) called “Women 2030 CSOs implementing SDGs Agenda.”

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1412, 2018

Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24

On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we awarded Gender Just Climate Solutions Winners at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland Yesterday, on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we held our inagural Gender Just Climate Solutions Award and publication launch at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland. The IPCC report have made us all aware of that time is of the essence if we are to avoid future global warming rising to more than 1.5 degrees. It is in times like these we need to look at the sustainable solutions that are already out there, to support and scale up innovative initiatives that put equity and sustainability at heart. Our award winners are not only challenging the status quo, they are turning the system upside down.   TRANSFORMATIONAL SOLUTIONS WINNER Dorothee Lisenga (CFLEDD) Congo DRC: According to a 2016 study, 70% of women in the DRC did until recently not have access to land and forest titles. The award winner is an amazing woman who has organised dialogues on women’s inheritance rights between customary chiefs, local and indigenous women. This has resulted in have led to huge successes in women’s access to land [...]

109, 2018

Together for sustainable sanitation and water security worldwide!

Stockholm, 26-31 Aug 2018: WECF participated in the World Water Week 2018 to further support the worldwide implementation of SDG 6 United we can tackle the SDG 6 (water and sanitation for all) – the World Water Week (WWW) made an important contribution to this by expanding and strengthening networks and sharing knowledge and experiences. This year, WECF was again among the nearly 3,500 participants from about 135 countries. The WWW was themed "Water, Ecosystems and Human Development". It included numerous varied and exciting sessions (more than 200 lectures, workshops etc.) about sanitation. There were also many booths where we had the opportunity to inform ourselves and present the activities of our network. As in 2017, the proportion of women and men among the participants was almost balanced, which is a positive development for this rather technical sector. Verena Demmelbauer and Sascha Gabizon from WECF as well as council member Dr. Claudia Wendland and our partner Natasha Dokovska from Macedonia attended the WWW. Natasha Dokovska presented the activities of the Balkan-WaSH-network and WECF’s activities on “Water and Sanitation Safety Plans”. Sascha Gabizon and Claudia Wendland each moderated a round table during the workshop “O&M – The Mantra for Sustainable Water and Sanitation Services” . Verena Demmelbauer will [...]

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Gender equality and women’s rights as a crucial pillar to achieving the sustainable development goals, the SDGs

Women2030

The Women 2030 project is being implemented in countries across different regions of the world. It is constituted by a coalition of 5 women+ and gender network organisations collaborating to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a gender-equitable and climate-just way. The coalition is part of a 5 year framework partnership agreement with the European Commission’s International Cooperation arm (DEVCO) called “Women 2030 CSOs implementing SDGs Agenda.”

#Women2030 supports the implementation of the Agenda 2030. With activities at international, regional, national, and grass-roots level, the coalition integrates many of the SDGs in its work. Particular focus is on Gender Equality (SDG 5); Universal access to Water and Sanitation (#SDG6); Sustainable Energy (#SDG7); Decent Work (#SDG8); Sustainable Production and Consumption (#SDG12); Climate Action (#SDG13); Conserving Forests and Biodiversity (#SDG15).

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