31 01, 2018

Gender in Sustainable Development – Collection of Exercises for Training of Trainers

By | 2018-02-27T17:16:58+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News, Online courses & tools, WECF|1 Comment

Practical training manual for trainers on gender-responsive exercises This manual addresses trainers of gender trainings in order to assist them in designing their individual training sessions and in choosing relevant exercises to deepen the learning experience of participants. The aim is to ensure that participants of a respective training get an introductory knowledge on [...]

25 01, 2018

Calling Out Violence Against Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

By | 2018-01-26T11:51:25+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Advocacy, GFC, News|0 Comments

Opinion article by Jeanette Sequeira published by Truth-Out.  November 29 marks the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. It is a tribute to the thousands of courageous women who stand up for human rights and the environment around the world. Let us call out the violence and repression that these women face in their daily struggles. Women [...]

24 01, 2018

Priscilla Achakpa

By | 2018-03-06T19:25:20+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Climate, News, Our stories, Outreach, WEP|0 Comments

Country: Nigeria Works for: Women Environmental Programme (WEP) Role in #women2030: Organising partner Related SDGs: SDG 5, SDG 2, SDG 6, SDG 7, SDG 13, SDG 17 The work of Women 2030 partner and organising partner in the Women's Major Group (WMG) was honoured by Nigerian Television and German Welle Radio/TV. Priscilla Achakpa, Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme, was appointed as [...]

16 01, 2018

Towards the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Uganda

By | 2018-01-23T15:43:22+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Climate, News, Trainings (ToT), WECF|0 Comments

A report from the NGO Workshop on Green Technologies and Networking ARUWE and WECF organised a workshop on Green Technologies for 11 Ugandan NGOs, the 25-29 September 2017 in Kiboga, Uganda.  The aim of the 5 days workshop was to raise NGOs capacities to understand and engage in the promotion of green technologies towards the [...]

16 01, 2018

Gender, chemicals and waste high-level event in Abuja, Nigeria

By | 2018-02-05T17:23:53+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Events, News, Press release, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) Nigeria, and WECF organised a high-level meeting in Abuja, Nigeria on Gender, Chemicals and Waste, on 10-12 of January 2018. 50 delegates from the Ministries of Environment and Women, the National Environment Agency (NESREA), UN agencies and Civil Society Organisations were invited to watch the film on gender, chemicals and waste, [...]

12 01, 2018

“What has gender got to do with chemicals” documentary gets broadcasted on Nigerian International TV

By | 2018-01-16T11:49:05+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News, Press release, Video, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

On Monday 15th of January 2018, Nigerian International TV is showing the 30 minute documentary produced by the BRS (Basel-Stockhom-Rotterdam) Conventions , WECF and WEP and made by filmmaker Laure Poinsot entitled “What has Gender got to do with Chemicals”. In Africa’s most populated country, Nigeria, with its almost 200 million inhabitants, toxic pollution from [...]

3 01, 2018

Gender dimensions of hazardous chemicals (documentary)

By | 2018-10-03T16:32:51+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|News, Outreach, Reports & studies, Video, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

The film is produced as part of the project “Gender Dimensions of implementing the BRS conventions” by WECF, WEP Nigeria (Women Environmental Programme) and BaliFokus with support of the BRS Conventions secretariat and the governments of Germany and Sweden. All activities are based on the Gender Action Plan of the BRS Conventions and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals of [...]

3 01, 2018

Gender dimensions of hazardous chemicals (study)

By | 2018-10-03T16:46:33+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Gender equality, News, Reports & studies, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

WECF, WEP Nigeria (Women Environmental Programme) and BaliFokus with support of the BRS Conventions secretariat have launched the advanced copy of the study "Gender Dimensions of Hazardous Chemicals and Waste Policies under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions' during the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly on the 5th of December 2017. This case study is the result of [...]