15 10, 2018

1.5°C is possible: gender just climate solutions are showing the way!

By | 2018-10-15T18:21:47+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Climate, News, Press release, WECF|0 Comments

Press release: for immediate release According to the recently released report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), we have 12 years left to take radical action to prevent global warming from rising beyond 1.5°C. Radical action is what the Women and Gender Constituency has been demanding for years. And we are proud to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

8 03, 2018

Press release: Women2030 Coalition Launch Website on International Women’s Day

By | 2018-03-08T16:11:54+00:00 March 8th, 2018|News, Press release|0 Comments

08 March 2018 Global   For Immediate Release   The Women2030 global coalition launched our website, women2030.org today on International Women’s Day. This website will be a one stop resource to build capacity of women’s and gender civil society organizations to advance local, national and regional gender-responsive sustainable development policies through participation in policy development [...]

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, [...]

12 01, 2018

“What has gender got to do with chemicals” documentary gets broadcasted on Nigerian International TV

By | 2018-01-16T11:49:05+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News, Press release, Video, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

On Monday 15th of January 2018, Nigerian International TV is showing the 30 minute documentary produced by the BRS (Basel-Stockhom-Rotterdam) Conventions , WECF and WEP and made by filmmaker Laure Poinsot entitled “What has Gender got to do with Chemicals”. In Africa’s most populated country, Nigeria, with its almost 200 million inhabitants, toxic pollution from [...]

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, [...]

15 11, 2017

Adoption of the first Gender Action Plan under the UNFCC

By | 2018-10-03T14:21:08+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Advocacy, Climate, Press release|0 Comments

Press Release COP23, Bonn, Germany 15 November 2017   On Tuesday November 14, 2017 the first ever Gender Action Plan to the UNFCCC was adopted at COP23. Its overall goal is to support and enhance the implementation of the gender-related decisions and mandates so far adopted in the UNFCCC process through a set of specific [...]