16 07, 2019

Peoples’ development justice movement gathered in New York

By | 2019-07-16T03:24:16+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Advocacy, APWLD, Events, Gender equality, GFC, News, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

Demanding governments to having a people-centred approach to development More than 100 civil society organisations, activists and human rights defenders from New York and across the globe gathered yesterday, Sunday, 15 July at a “Ground Level Peoples’ Forum” (GLPF) to share their struggles and reflect on the rise of macho fascist politics, amidst the growing [...]

5 07, 2019

#HerstoryofChange: Twitterstorm at HLPF

By | 2019-07-05T11:36:35+00:00 July 5th, 2019|APWLD, Events, Gender equality, GFC, GWA, News, Our stories, Outreach, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

Tuesday next week is the first day of the High Level Political Forum! It is held annually at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Every year it focuses on different themes and SDGs. The theme this year is “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality” and we will be reviewing SDG 4, 8, 10, [...]

7 11, 2018

#MindTheGAP demonstration: feminists calling for a robust Gender Action Plan (GAP) as an outcome of the climate negotiations (COP23)

By | 2018-10-03T14:26:39+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Advocacy, APWLD, Climate, COP, Outreach, Press release|0 Comments

Press Release: Women & Gender Constituency hosts an action during the climate negotiations  COP 23, Bonn, Germany 07 November 2017  WHAT On Tuesday November 7, 2017, the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC hosted an interactive ACTION at COP23 to highlight the importance of the Gender Action Plan (GAP) and reinforce our demands for the negotiations. [...]

20 07, 2018

Government silent on over 313 murders of human rights and environment defenders, denounce Colombian activists

By | 2018-10-02T11:58:17+00:00 July 20th, 2018|Advocacy, APWLD, GFC, News, Outreach, Press release, WECF|0 Comments

Colombian activists protest outside UN headquarters in New York; photo credit: Women’s Major Group New York, 19 July: Activists from various organizations worldwide [1] protested against the murders of at least 313 human rights defenders in front of the United Nations headquarters two days after the Colombian government reported at the High Level Political Forum [...]

5 06, 2018

#Women2030 partners at the European Development Days

By | 2018-10-02T12:45:24+00:00 June 5th, 2018|APWLD, Events, GFC, GWA, Press release, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

The coalition and local partners of the programme #Women2030 will be present at the European Development Days in Brussels, on 5 and 6 June 2018, on their stand number 79, to facilitate dialogues with local partners from Africa, Latin America, Asia and Caucasus, and to showcase results after 2 years of implementation. #Women2030 coalition and [...]

20 03, 2018

Over 100 Civil Society Organisations and Activists Oppose Crackdown By Poland to Protest at COP24

By | 2018-10-03T13:55:20+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Advocacy, APWLD, Climate, Press release, WECF|0 Comments

  20 March 2018 Chiang Mai, Thailand/New York, USA For immediate release   *Concerned this new Act sets a dangerous precedent* *Demand the Act to be repealed, uphold human rights* 115 civil society organisations and allies globally are deeply concerned about the passage of the Bill, ‘On specific solutions related to the organization of the session [...]

4 12, 2017

Attacks on Environmental Women Human Rights Defenders Unacceptable

By | 2018-10-03T14:01:13+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Advocacy, APWLD, Gender equality, Press release, WECF, WEP, WMG|0 Comments

Press conference UN Office of Nairobi, Kenya 04 December 2017    This year has been the deadliest year for environmental women human rights and environmental defenders, protecting their indigenous land and resources as they face increased crackdowns, violence, threats, intimidation and murder by state and non-state actors. Women’s rights organisations held a tribute ceremony today, [...]

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 [...]