In Armenia, deforestation is being driven by agriculture, logging for firewood, mining and construction; the key recommendations proposed include strengthening monitoring mechanisms for forest protection and prevention of illegal logging, as well as promoting campaigns around gender equality, girls’ leadership and women’s participation in politics and community decision-making bodies. The report was produced by the [...]
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Our partner from Armenia, RURALDAF, has prepared this shadow report which was used during HLPF 2018, when Armenia was presenting their Voluntary National Reviews. You can download it here: Armenia (draft) Interventions Emma Anakhasyan of RURALDAF and Sascha Gabizon of WECF asking Armenia questions in regards to their VNR on behalf of the civil society (the [...]
Women2030 Program, Yerevan, 18 June 2018 WECF and Armenian partners invited 30 Civil Society Organisations and Government representatives to prepare input for Agenda2030 UN top in July WECF and Armenian partners invited 30 Civil Society Organisations and Government representatives to prepare input for Agenda2030 UN top in July Sustainable Armenia Everything is in transformation in [...]
It is the International Day of Rural Women on Monday today. Every year, October 15th commemorates the crucial role of rural women and girls, including Indigenous women and girls in contributing to sustainable development, rural livelihoods, food, climate resilience and wellbeing. This year, #Women2030 is highlighting the harsh impacts of unsustainable industries and development on [...]
"While HLPF is a great space for feminist solidarity, networking, awareness raising and knowledge sharing of best practices, you cannot really shake the feeling of: are we really doing enough to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?" As you walked the corridors of the United Nations headquarters during HLPF, you could feel the tension of distress [...]
The study analyzes the potential of energy cooperatives as a decentralized renewable energy supply. What contribution can you make towards: achieving the sustainable development goals; improving local value creation and increasing energy independence? This study looks specifically at the countries Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia. This study was made in collaboration with [...]
15 partners from the Women's Major Group joined the regional Forum at the UN in Geneva: Women’s leaders from Civil Society Organisations from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, UK and Spain and Switzerland joined the Regional Agenda 2030 forum. At the Forum, the WMG partners met with member [...]
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 [...]