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 [...]

8 11, 2016

“Invest in Climate Justice – Not War!” Press Announcement Women & Gender Constituency

By | 2018-10-03T13:51:09+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Advocacy, Climate, Outreach, Press release|0 Comments

On Tuesday, November 8 2016 the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC will host an interactive ACTION at COP22 to highlight the impact of militarism on climate change and the importance of redirecting military spending to sustainable and equitable development. WHAT On Tuesday, November 8 2016 the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC [...]

4 11, 2016

Women raise their voices at Marrakesh climate conference

By | 2018-10-03T14:18:15+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Events, Press release|0 Comments

Press release COP22, Marrakesh, Morocco 04 November 2016    Preparing for their participation in the COP 22, Women2030 will be holding an African Regional Training for 30 Women and gender Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Marrakesh, Morocco, November 4-5, 2016 Faced with structural inequalities, women have less resources to put their livelihoods back together again after [...]

30 05, 2016

Women2030 project start-up meeting in Nairobi following UNEA-2

By | 2017-09-15T16:05:27+00:00 May 30th, 2016|News, Press release|0 Comments

The Global Women 2030 project, funded by the International Cooperation Of the European Commission (DEVCO), will meet to set up the project from 27 to 30 May 2016 in Nairobi, immediately after the second session of the The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEP-2). The meeting will assist the coalition of 5 regional and global women’s [...]

26 05, 2016

Milestone gender and environment report from UNEP shows gender should be at heart of sustainable development

By | 2017-09-15T16:07:43+00:00 May 26th, 2016|News, Press release|0 Comments

25 May 2016 – Nairobi, United Nations Environment Assembly 2 (UNEA-2) UNEP, together with report partners including Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) (1) and Global Forest Coalition (GFC) (2) today launched a new and pivotal report, “GGEO – Global Gender Environment Outlook”. (3) The report calls for all enviro­nmental policies to be [...]

18 03, 2016

European Commission signs strategic agreement with women’s groups to implement Sustainable Development Goals

By | 2017-09-15T16:09:12+00:00 March 18th, 2016|News, Press release|0 Comments

18 March: The European Commission’s International Cooperation arm (DEVCO)[1] has launched a 5-year partnership agreement with a coalition of 5 global and regional women’s networks to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The 17 SDGs [2], adopted by the UN in September 2015, are a universal roadmap to achieve a historic pledge to end structural inequalities [...]