29 08, 2017

NIGERIA: WHERE WILL THE MONEY TO IMPLEMENT THE SDGs COME FROM?

By | 2017-09-06T16:02:51+00:00 August 29th, 2017|News, WEP|0 Comments

John Baaki Terzungwe Programme Manager, Women Environmental Programme “We have no funds to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”This was the popular response we got from most offices of the Senior Special Assistants to the Governors on SDGs (SSAs on  SDGs) in the course of our baseline gender assessment against selected SDGs and targets in [...]

29 08, 2017

Women2030 Gender Training and CCRI workshop

By | 2017-09-06T16:04:32+00:00 August 29th, 2017|News, Trainings (ToT)|0 Comments

The Women2030 gender training and CCRI workshop took place from the 28th and 29th of August in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Overall the CCRI aims to contribute to the implementation of the CBD’s 2011-2020 Strategic Plan and Aichi Targets by providing policy advice on effective and appropriate forms of support for community conservation. To do this, CCRI [...]

18 08, 2017

Global Forest Coalition: Throwback to our #women2030 training in Bangkok, Thailand!⠀

By | 2017-09-06T16:05:42+00:00 August 18th, 2017|News, Trainings (ToT)|0 Comments

The meetings provided an opportunity to develop practical tools and methodologies aimed at promoting and strengthening the resilience of community conservation, and the empowerment of women in sustainable development policies. Sessions will focus on media strategies, fundraising, methods for advocacy and other crucial topics.⠀ ⠀ 📷: Muhammad Ikhwan⠀ ⠀

10 08, 2017

UN Summit on Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World

By | 2017-09-06T16:15:39+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

8 days of advocacy and activism for a gender just future within the SDG process. WECF recently attended the UN summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (High Level Political Forum, HLPF) in New York and reports back on their experiences. Ministerial Declaration Four days into the Summit, a few member states broke the silence on [...]

4 08, 2017

UN Women Annual Report 2016-2017

By | 2017-09-06T15:17:14+00:00 August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Around the world, empowered women are achieving visible progress. We know the power of positive role modelling; how vital it is for girls growing up to see the success of their contemporaries, and through education, experience and example, for it to come within their grasp. In 2016, the first year of implementing the Sustainable Development [...]

3 08, 2017

Connecting Women and Youth in Violent Extremist Prone Areas Through Empowerment and Skills Acquisition

By | 2017-09-06T16:46:38+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News, WEP|0 Comments

Recently, the violence in the middle belt region of Nigeria has taken a trend similar to extremist activities of Boko Haram Islamic sect. Bomb blasts and carefully planned massacres have become common place in middle belt states. It is believed that Boko Haram extremist group which before now limit their operations in the North East [...]

3 08, 2017

WEP TRAINS CSOS IN 10 STATES, CARRY OUT GENDER ASSESSMENT

By | 2017-09-05T16:50:41+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News, Trainings (ToT)|0 Comments

In the first quarter of this year, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) convened a National Training of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) drawn from different states of Nigeria on Gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), under her “Women CSOs Networking to Realize the SDGs, aka Women2030” project, supported by the European Union. The training equipped the CSOs [...]

2 08, 2017

Natural Ecosystems and Biodiversity Loss: a Gender Perspective

By | 2017-09-06T16:48:36+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Climate, News|0 Comments

By Anna Kirilenko, Ecological Movement BIOM, Kyrgyztan Women in Kyrgyzstan process raw wool. UN Women/Flickr Damage to natural ecosystems and biodiversity loss is not gender neutral. Women and men perceive, are affected by and respond to the consequences of biodiversity loss differently; and they impact biodiversity in different ways as well. These differences [...]