Our partner organisation WEP Nigeria has contributed to the first National Voluntary Review on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. You can download it here: Nigeria's VNR
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On the 1st of August 2018, the first national conference on Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) was held at Grand Ibro Hotel Annex, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. The Women Environmental Programme(WEP) in alliance with her Women 2030 partners and the Civil Society Advance Forum on Sustainable Development(CAS2030) facilitated the success of this event. This one day conference [...]
WEP has provided sub-grants of 1000 Euros each, under the Women2030 project, to 11 women and gender CSOs in Nigeria to implement activities that promote gender equality and contribute to the overall attainment of SDGs in the country. The organizations and activities supported are: Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st): Capacity building of policy makers and women’s CSOs [...]
Women Environmental Programme (WEP), on 27 June, 2018 at The Consort Luxury Suites, Plot 799 Kaura District, Abuja, organized a policy consultation on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This policy consultation was part of the activities of the Women2030 project, which created a platform for different stakeholders to discuss Nigeria’s SDGs’ plans, policies and programmes, [...]
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, [...]
“What has gender got to do with chemicals” documentary gets broadcasted on Nigerian International TV
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 [...]
POPs, hazardous chemicals and waste have different exposures and impacts on women’s and men’s health! Therefore Women Environmental Programme – WEP Nigeria jointly with Women Engage for a Common Future – WECF International carried out a scoping study, including the filming of a documentary film, to study the dimensions of implementing the BRS Conventions between [...]
by Adam Alqali in African NewspageJuly 19, 2017 Tina Balewa is the executive director of Ziongate Empowerment Initiative for the Less Privileged (ZEIP) a grassroots civic organization working around gender mainstreaming and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria. Here, she speaks about her organization’s #Women2030 project which seeks to ensure women play important roles in [...]
Written by Damilola Adeoye for C21st Nigeria August 4, 2017 Participants@ the training Overtime, various attempts have been made to reduce the level of poverty in Africa, improve women’s socio-economic status, and ensure their access to land, water, sanitation and energy but it always appears no significant results have been achieved. The efforts [...]
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 [...]