23 05, 2018

Report on National Workshop on SDGs in Georgia

By | 2018-05-23T14:57:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Advocacy, News, Trainings (ToT), WECF|0 Comments

On the Interlinkages of Environment & Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Read the full report here UN Environment, Women Engage for a Common Future “WECF” and “WECF Georgia” facilitated the National Workshop on Inter-linkages of Environment and Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Tbilisi, on 19-20 February 2018, in [...]

27 04, 2018

The Rural is Political: a brief summary of WECF’s activities at CSW62

By | 2018-04-27T17:55:47+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Advocacy, Gender equality, News, WECF|0 Comments

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 [...]

14 03, 2018

Women 2030 partners presenting at UN Women side event during CSW62

By | 2018-03-14T17:45:57+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, News, WECF|0 Comments

New York: Official Side Event to CSW62 12.03.2018 WECF together with UN Women and the German Ministry of Development Cooperation (Bundesministerium für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit) convened a side event with the title "Turning Promises Into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN in New York. [...]

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 [...]

6 09, 2017

UN summit on SDGs (Jul 2017): Eni Lestari

By | 2017-09-06T18:04:42+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, APWLD|0 Comments

High Level Political Forum 2017: Eni Lestari, International Migrants Alliance (IMA), delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women's Major Group during session on the review of goals: "thematic review SDG 17: Investing in and financing for SDGs Q&A"Women’s Major Group call upon all the member states NOT TO TRADE WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS WITH MONEY [...]

6 09, 2017

UN Summit on SDGs (Jul 2017): Rizal Rozhan

By | 2017-09-06T17:57:02+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, APWLD|0 Comments

High Level Political Forum on "eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges". Our shadow report consultant from Malaysia, Rizal Rozhan (EMPOWER) speaking on behalf of the UN Major Group for Children and Youth, asking his Government of Malaysia about their National Voluntary Review [...]

6 09, 2017

UN summit on SDGs (Jul 2017): Alla Kuvatova

By | 2017-09-06T17:49:28+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WECF|0 Comments

High Level Political Forum  on "eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges". Our shadow report consultant from Tajikistan, Alla Kuvatova (NGO New Panorama) speaking on behalf of the Women's Major Group during the session "Thematic Review SDG 17:Advancing science, technology and innovation for [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Titilope Ngozi Akosa

By | 2017-09-06T17:21:03+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, Climate, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), Joint Intervention at High Level Dialogue on Finance: our gender trainer Titilope Ngozi Akosa delivering a joint intervention on behalf of Youth, Women and Gender, Farmers and Environmental NGO’s. We demand that climate finance be 100% gender-responsive, as agreed in the Paris Agreement, with all obligations ensuring gender equality integration. Specific measures [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Hawa Nibi Amenga-Etego

By | 2017-09-06T17:15:21+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), COP 22 Opening: our gender trainer Hawa Nibi Amenga-Etego delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). While the agreement in Paris may represent a starting point for collective action– the terms are still unclear, the ambition is too low, and the rights of peoples, the ecosystem [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Nkiruka Nnaemego

By | 2017-09-06T17:12:53+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), APA 1-2 Opening: our gender trainer Kiruka Nnaemego delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). Though only the mitigation section of the NDCs are on the agenda, the WGC would like to reiterate that NDCs should include not only elements of the Paris agreement but also [...]