5 02, 2018

Nadezhda Kutepova: human rights lawyer, Russia

By | 2018-02-05T17:14:25+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Climate, Our stories, WECF|0 Comments

 “My father and grandparents died of cancer because they worked for the nuclear industry, and my mother was driven to an early grave by endless fights in courts,”. Nadezhda Kutepova from City 40, a city hidden from the map in the Soviet era, has tried to fight the unhealthy reality it’s habitants have been forced [...]

24 01, 2018

Priscilla Achakpa, “Eco Hero”, Nigeria

By | 2018-02-05T15:55:56+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Climate, News, Our stories, Outreach, WEP|0 Comments

Meet the pioneers of WOMEN2030 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 an ambassador for the TV magazine and show "Eco@Africa".  For her extraordinary commitment to the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 09, 2017

Forest Cover 51 – Mainstreaming biodiversity? Mainstream equity and justice

By | 2017-09-06T15:53:44+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Climate, GFC, Outreach|0 Comments

  Welcome to Forest Cover No. 51, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies. In this 51st edition of Forest Cover we examine the importance of incorporating a gender perspective in biodiversity conservation and the launching of the [...]

2 08, 2017

Natural Ecosystems and Biodiversity Loss: a Gender Perspective

By | 2017-09-06T16:48:36+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 [...]