14 12, 2018

Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24

By | 2018-12-14T17:40:52+00:00 December 14th, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Events, Gender equality, News, Outreach, Press release, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we awarded Gender Just Climate Solutions Winners at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland Yesterday, on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we held our inagural Gender Just Climate Solutions Award and publication launch at the climate negotiations in Katowice, [...]

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, COP23, 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. [...]

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 [...]