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. [...]

5 03, 2018

On the road to HLPF 2018: regional forum in Geneva on the Sustainable Development Goals

By | 2018-06-18T18:34:30+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, News, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

15 partners from the Women's Major Group joined the regional Forum at the UN in Geneva: Women’s leaders from Civil Society Organisations from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, UK and Spain and Switzerland joined the Regional Agenda 2030 forum. At the Forum, the WMG partners met with member [...]

3 03, 2018

Africa CCRI Skillshare and Women2030 Media Training

By | 2018-03-03T07:22:28+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Events, GFC, News, Trainings (ToT), WEP|0 Comments

Photo by Lucy Mulenkei, Indigenous Information Network Nairobi, 26 February – 2 March 2018 The Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) aims to contribute to the implementation of the CBD’s 2011-2020 Strategic Plan and Aichi Targets by providing policy advice on effective and appropriate forms of support for community conservation. To do this, the CCRI is being [...]

16 01, 2018

Gender, chemicals and waste high-level event in Abuja, Nigeria

By | 2018-02-05T17:23:53+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Events, News, Press release, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) Nigeria, and WECF organised a high-level meeting in Abuja, Nigeria on Gender, Chemicals and Waste, on 10-12 of January 2018. 50 delegates from the Ministries of Environment and Women, the National Environment Agency (NESREA), UN agencies and Civil Society Organisations were invited to watch the film on gender, chemicals and waste, [...]

10 08, 2017

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

By | 2017-09-06T16:15:39+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 [...]

3 07, 2017

Save The Date! Join Us For A Ground Level People’s Forum in New York

By | 2017-09-06T09:47:17+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|APWLD, Events, News|0 Comments

The civil society and people’s’ movements will come together at the Ground Level People’s Forum to have their voice heard even as the United Nations and the High Level Political Forum (HLPF), where their futures are determined, continues to ignore them. The GLPF will hold our governments accountable for the commitments they have made under the [...]

15 06, 2017

WEP’s Executive Director Priscilla Achakpa on the validation meeting of Nigeria’s Voluntary Report to HLPF

By | 2017-09-05T16:54:45+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Events, News, WEP|0 Comments

By Pebang Danladi | Publish Date: Jun 15 2017 2:00AM A civil society activist and leading participant in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria said greater involvement of state governments is aiding the capacity for success in implementation. The Representative of Civil Society Strategy Group on SDGs, Mrs Priscilla Achakpa, said [...]

11 06, 2017

Regional Consultation Meeting for Africa Major Groups and Stakeholders

By | 2017-09-05T16:55:36+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Events, News, WEP|0 Comments

GrassRootsAfrica, representing Women Environmental Programme and Women2030, attended Regional Consultation Meeting for Africa Major Groups and Stakeholders Prior to the 16th African Ministerial Conference on Environment( AMCEN-United Nations Environment Programme) in Gabon. The meeting gave an opportunity to African civil society representatives and other actors like women, youth, indigenous peoples and smallholder farmers – to [...]

25 05, 2017

Women2030 in Bonn for the UNFCCC negotiations

By | 2017-09-06T10:08:10+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Events, News|0 Comments

Going forward in shaping the rules for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, while taking the gender perspective into account “This meeting will enable governments to push further on the rules for making the Paris Agreement fully operational”, said UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa for the launch of the intersession, which was held from 8 [...]