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10 08, 2017

UN Summit on Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

8 days of advocacy and activism for a gender just future within the SDG process. WECF recently attended the UN summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (High Level Political Forum, HLPF) in New York and reports back on their experiences. Ministerial Declaration Four days into the Summit, a few member states broke the silence on [...]

4 08, 2017

UN Women Annual Report 2016-2017

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 August 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Around the world, empowered women are achieving visible progress. We know the power of positive role modelling; how vital it is for girls growing up to see the success of their contemporaries, and through education, experience and example, for it to come within their grasp. In 2016, the first year of implementing the Sustainable Development [...]

3 08, 2017

Connecting Women and Youth in Violent Extremist Prone Areas Through Empowerment and Skills Acquisition

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News, WEP|0 Comments

Recently, the violence in the middle belt region of Nigeria has taken a trend similar to extremist activities of Boko Haram Islamic sect. Bomb blasts and carefully planned massacres have become common place in middle belt states. It is believed that Boko Haram extremist group which before now limit their operations in the North East [...]

3 08, 2017


By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|News, Trainings (ToT)|0 Comments

In the first quarter of this year, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) convened a National Training of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) drawn from different states of Nigeria on Gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), under her “Women CSOs Networking to Realize the SDGs, aka Women2030” project, supported by the European Union. The training equipped the CSOs [...]

2 08, 2017

Natural Ecosystems and Biodiversity Loss: a Gender Perspective

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Climate, News|0 Comments

By Anna Kirilenko, Ecological Movement BIOM, Kyrgyztan Women in Kyrgyzstan process raw wool. UN Women/Flickr Damage to natural ecosystems and biodiversity loss is not gender neutral. Women and men perceive, are affected by and respond to the consequences of biodiversity loss differently; and they impact biodiversity in different ways as well. These differences [...]

28 07, 2017

Global Forest Coalition: Throwback to our #women2030 meeting in Cancun, Mexico!

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 July 28th, 2017|GFC, News, Trainings (ToT)|0 Comments

The regional Women2030 training in Latin America was held from 29 November to 1 December 2016. On the first day there was an introduction to the SGDs, gender and biodiversity, and to the Women2030 programme.⠀ ⠀ There were also sessions on how to include a gender perspective in the work and structure of non-governmental organisations [...]

13 07, 2017

VIDEO: Alla Kuvatova’s intervention on gender equality & technology (HLPF 2017)

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Advocacy, News, Video, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

  Alla Kuvatova (NGO New Panorama) delivered her combined statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, during the 8th Meeting of the High-level Political Forum, on the Review of goals, thematic review SDG 17: Advancing science, technology and innovation for SDGs – Q&A, in New York, on 13th July 2017, at the [...]

5 07, 2017

Nigeria presents SDGs National Voluntary Reviews to UN

By | 2023-03-13T08:37:35+00:00 July 5th, 2017|External news, News|0 Comments

By Prudence Arobani in News Agency of Nigeria Nigeria has presented its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2017 National Voluntary Reviews to the UN High-level Political Forum. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Mrs Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire while presenting the reviews, said the report provided information on progress and status of implementation of the [...]