30 06, 2017

[latest news] How POPs, hazardous chemicals and waste have different exposures and impacts on women’s and men’s health

By | 2017-09-06T16:56:28+00:00 June 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  A preliminary film on the gender dimensions of POPs and hazardous chemicals in Nigeria showw POPs, hazardous chemicals and waste have different exposures and impacts on women’s and men’s health. Women Environmental Programme (WEP) Nigeria and WECF, two Women2030 partners, carried out a scoping study, including the filming of a documentary film, to study the [...]

30 06, 2017

Women2030: Women’s leadership in the Agenda 2030

By | 2017-09-04T15:56:17+00:00 June 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Central Asian Workshop, February 26 – 27, 2017, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Rural women are a key constituency in assisting national government to achieve inclusive and gender equitable results of Agenda 2030. Rural women can be essential to the planning, implementing and monitoring of developed commitments, said Olga Djaneva, director ALGA. Mia Dubois-Boussaid, EU delegation [...]

15 06, 2017

WEP’s Executive Director Priscilla Achakpa on the validation meeting of Nigeria’s Voluntary Report to HLPF

By | 2017-09-05T16:54:45+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Events, News, WEP|0 Comments

By Pebang Danladi | Publish Date: Jun 15 2017 2:00AM A civil society activist and leading participant in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria said greater involvement of state governments is aiding the capacity for success in implementation. The Representative of Civil Society Strategy Group on SDGs, Mrs Priscilla Achakpa, said [...]

13 06, 2017

ENSURING EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROGRAMMES, POLICIES AND LEGISLATIONS, THAT CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS ACHIEVING GENDER EQUALITY IN NIGERIA BY 2030

By | 2017-09-06T16:59:43+00:00 June 13th, 2017|News, WEP|0 Comments

  The Kingdom of Netherlands has made a financial contribution to Women Environmental Programme (WEP) for the implementation of the project: “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Programmes, Policies and Legislations, that Contribute Towards Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria by 2030.” The contribution agreement was signed between WEP and the Kingdom of Netherlands on 31st of October, 2016, [...]

11 06, 2017

Regional Consultation Meeting for Africa Major Groups and Stakeholders

By | 2017-09-05T16:55:36+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Events, News, WEP|0 Comments

GrassRootsAfrica, representing Women Environmental Programme and Women2030, attended Regional Consultation Meeting for Africa Major Groups and Stakeholders Prior to the 16th African Ministerial Conference on Environment( AMCEN-United Nations Environment Programme) in Gabon. The meeting gave an opportunity to African civil society representatives and other actors like women, youth, indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers – to [...]

5 06, 2017

Environmental Justice is Gender Justice

By | 2017-09-05T11:41:33+00:00 June 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

by Maggie Jeffries Coming on the heels of President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, it is imperative we look to grassroots gender equality and climate justice advocates as we prioritize and implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What is the connection between women and climate change? First, women and girls are disproportionately affected [...]

1 06, 2017

Women2030 Media Training Toolkit

By | 2017-09-06T10:07:28+00:00 June 1st, 2017|News, Trainings (ToT)|0 Comments

If you need to know more about how to communicate your campaign to others, this  will help you. It introduces basic ‘need to know’ information about telling your stories to new audiences using photography and social media, and gives advice on engaging with mainstream media. The Women2030 Toolkit is full of handy hints and tips, [...]