1 08, 2018

Applications open for Gender Just Climate Solutions Award 2018!

By | 2018-08-27T12:26:19+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Events, News, WECF|0 Comments

WECF and partners invite you to participate in the 4th annual Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards It’s that time of year again, WECF and the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) are calling for applications to our 4th annual Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 4th annual 'Gender-Just Climate [...]

22 06, 2018

Comparative study on energy cooperatives in Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans

By | 2018-10-03T15:41:16+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Climate, Energy, Reports & studies, WECF|0 Comments

The study analyzes the potential of energy cooperatives as a decentralized renewable energy supply. What contribution can you make towards: achieving the sustainable development goals; improving local value creation and increasing energy independence? This study looks specifically at the countries Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia. This study was made in collaboration with [...]

22 06, 2018

Women2030 in Tajikistan

By | 2018-06-22T12:38:36+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Energy, News, WECF|0 Comments

WECF and Women2030 partners participate in policy dialogue on Gender and Women’s rights in Tajikistan, organised by the EU delegation in Dushanbe on 24-25 of April 2018 The European Union delegation in Tajikistan invited WECF and its partner YEC (Youth Ecological Centre) to speak at the Civil Society Seminar  "Practical Implementation of the Gender Equality [...]

18 06, 2018

Women and Gender Constituency Joint Statement On In-Session Climate Negotiations (SB48)

By | 2018-06-18T14:51:51+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, News|0 Comments

Real commitment to rights-based, gender-just solutions to climate change is imperative for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement. The members of the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) participated in the SB48 climate talks that took place from 30 April to 10 May 2018 in Bonn, Germany. The sessions will be resumed from 3-8 September, [...]

7 05, 2018

The great eight: calling for human rights principles in the Paris Agreement’s Work Programme

By | 2018-10-03T13:47:17+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Press release, WECF|0 Comments

Download the press release here A cross-constituency action, related to the campaign of the Human Rights & Climate Change Working Group. Together we are advocating to integrate the human rights aspects of the preamble into the Paris Agreement work programme (“Paris Rulebook”). The 8 fundamental elements are: human rights, public participation, indigenous people's rights, just [...]

26 03, 2018

Activists speak out against Polish bill to curb protest at COP24

By | 2018-10-02T12:55:31+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Climate, External news, News, Water|0 Comments

Photo: © Spielvogel / Wikimedia Commons  Originally posted on theecologist.org, written by Catherine Harte | 26th March 2018 Poland will host the 24th session of the UN’s climate change conference ( COP24) later this year but the government is already under fire for a controversial bill that would ban spontaneous protest. A number of leading activist groups are calling [...]

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 [...]

20 02, 2018

Training Master Manual: building capacity for change (English version)

By | 2018-10-01T18:47:14+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Climate, GWA, News, Online courses & tools, Water|1 Comment

This manual aims to build knowledge, skills, and capacity of Civil Society Organisation (CSO) partners of the #Women2030 programme, to foster change towards a gender-responsive implementation of the SDGs. It is a guideline and flexible tool for the Training of Trainers (ToT) and it is made up of 5 modules: Module 1: #women2030 approaches and [...]

5 02, 2018

Nadezhda Kutepova

By | 2018-03-01T15:04:26+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Climate, Our stories, WECF|0 Comments

Nadezhda Kutepova: human rights lawyer, Russia  “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 [...]

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 [...]