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Localising the sustainable development goals in Nigeria

By | 2018-09-13T12:20:03+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Advocacy, WEP|

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 sub-grants to women and gender CSOs in Nigeria to advance SDGs’ implementation

By | 2018-09-13T12:23:14+00:00 July 5th, 2018|News, WEP|

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 [...]

WEP holds policy consultation on SDGs in Nigeria

By | 2018-09-13T12:11:23+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Advocacy, News, WEP|

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, [...]

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|

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

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

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 [...]

Highlights from the scoping study on POPs, hazardous chemicals & waste in Nigeria

By | 2017-09-15T09:27:23+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Reports & studies|

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 [...]

“Gender mainstreaming critical for the success of SDGs in Nigeria”

By | 2017-09-06T15:37:49+00:00 September 5th, 2017|External news|

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 [...]

Strengthening The Capacity of Women Organizations to Deliver on Gender and SDGs in Nigeria

By | 2017-09-06T15:47:19+00:00 September 5th, 2017|External news|

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]