By Coraina de la Plaza, Global Forest Coalition Climate finance has again been one of the most sticky issues in international climate change negotiations this year. Since the signing of the Paris Agreement (PA) and well before it, there have been many words of goodwill and promises made to deliver the finance desperately needed in [...]
Need a new search?
If you didn't find what you were looking for, try a new search!
Source: Gender Dimensions of hazardous chemicals and waste policies under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions: case studies Indonesia and Nigeria, 2017
CSW62 CONCLUSIONS On March 12th 2018, the 62nd CSW session was opened at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. WECF was represented by Anke Stock, Sascha Gabizon, Hanna Gunnarsson and our partner Agnes Mirembe (ARUWE, Uganda) and Sonia (BaliFokus). Many important conclusions were reached and agreed upon, among which: increased financing and official [...]
Originally posted on truthout.org on 7 March 2018 and written by Global Forest Coalition and members of Women2030. On this International Women’s Day, we bring you a photo essay about Indigenous and rural women and their innate connection to nature. Women’s rights and gender equality are crucial for not just women, but also for their [...]
“Strengthening gender policies for a toxics-free planet for rural women” We would kindly like to invite you to our side event: “Strengthening gender policies for a toxics-free planet for rural women”. The event is running parallel to the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62), at the United Nations Headquarters in New [...]
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 [...]
WHAT On Tuesday November 14, 2017 the first ever Gender Action Plan to the UNFCCC was adopted at COP23. Its overall goal is to support and enhance the implementation of the gender-related decisions and mandates so far adopted in the UNFCCC process through a set of specific activities to be conducted within the next 2 [...]
Press Release COP23, Bonn, Germany 15 November 2017 On Tuesday November 14, 2017 the first ever Gender Action Plan to the UNFCCC was adopted at COP23. Its overall goal is to support and enhance the implementation of the gender-related decisions and mandates so far adopted in the UNFCCC process through a set of specific [...]
The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) got a second iteration this year with 43 member states carrying out the Voluntary National Review, 13 of which are from Asia Pacific.The nine-days HLPF consisted of review of sets of Goals (1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 14) as well as Goal 17 followed [...]
APWLD’s Women 2030 Partners Meeting In Chiang Mai, Thailand APWLD TRACKS HISTORY OF SHAPING THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Since 2012, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) has been advocating for a transformative development framework that addresses the structural causes of inequalities and fulfil promises to women’s human rights. [...]