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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, [...]

16 11, 2017

First Gender Action Plan ever adopted under UNFCCC

By | 2017-11-16T12:35:46+00:00 November 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 11, 2017

The Only Way to Honour the Dead is to Fight Like Hell for the Living!

By | 2017-11-16T12:36:46+00:00 November 16th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Gender Day Action at the Climate Negotiations (COP23): Women's Human Rights and Environmental Defenders (WHRDs) Resist 30 environmental and gender equality activists lined up in the corridors of the United Nations yesterday with their mouths covered in black tape. It was Gender Day at the climate negotiations, and we had come together to raise awareness about the [...]

5 09, 2017

Des femmes s’engagent à faire face au changement climatique

By | 2017-09-05T16:28:43+00:00 September 5th, 2017|External news|0 Comments

By Afsétou Sawadogo for Sidwaya 04 May, 2017 Le projet Women ‘’2030’’ (Organisations de genre et de femmes mobilisées pour l’atteinte des Objectifs du développement durable (ODD)) organise, les 4 et 5 mai 2017 à Ouagadougou, un atelier de formation sur le suivi de la mise en œuvre des ODD et les politiques climatiques. Le [...]

5 09, 2017

The Women 2030 Step Down Training on Gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By | 2017-09-06T15:43:07+00:00 September 5th, 2017|External news|0 Comments

By anonymous, for Sothawaca May 29, 2017   Venue: Niger Delta Women Resource Centre, 5 Stadium Road, Otovwodo, Opposite GoldMine Hotel, Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria. Time: 10 am prompt. Date: 30th May, 2017. The Women 2030 project is a project being funded by the Department of Development Cooperation of the European Commission. The project titled [...]

5 09, 2017

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

By | 2017-09-06T15:37:49+00:00 September 5th, 2017|External news|0 Comments

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 [...]

5 09, 2017

Women2030: Mainstreaming gender in the SDGs

By | 2017-09-05T16:14:45+00:00 September 5th, 2017|External news|0 Comments

By Greg Odogwu for Punch Opinion  March 17, 2017 This year’s International Women’s Day was marked last week on March 8. One remarkable event that stood this year’s celebrations out was the workshop organised for Nigerian women from March 6 to March 7 in Abuja, by the non-governmental organisation, Women Environmental Programme, under the global [...]