Sascha Gabizon (executive director of WECF International, and organising partner of Women's Major Group Europe and Central Asia) delivered her questions on Technology for Local Systems at the Side Event: Innovation and Impact Investment for the SDGs: Tools for Advancing Reforms, at the High-level Political Forum, held in New York, on 17th July 2018.
The Colombia report points to the correlation between the end of the armed conflict and the increase in deforestation rates. The government also shows a lack of political will to synergise the implementation of Agenda 2030 and the implementation of the Peace Agreement, which acts as a key barrier to achieving genuine sustainable development. The report [...]
In Benin, agriculture, timber export and firewood-use underpin deforestation where women bear a disproportionate burden as a result. Key recommendations include involving women in decision-making, increasing access to information for the public and supporting civil society monitoring. The report was produced by by Amis de l’Afrique Francophone Benin (AMAF-BENIN). In 2018 the SDGs under review include: [...]
The analysis in Paraguay found that productive practices that dominate the country’s economy have generated globally unprecedented rates of deforestation as well as poverty and migration, with a particularly severe impact on women and girls. The report was prepared by HENOI. In 2018 the SDGs under review include: SDG 6 water and sanitation, SDG 7 energy, [...]
In Armenia, deforestation is being driven by agriculture, logging for firewood, mining and construction; the key recommendations proposed include strengthening monitoring mechanisms for forest protection and prevention of illegal logging, as well as promoting campaigns around gender equality, girls’ leadership and women’s participation in politics and community decision-making bodies. The report was produced by the [...]
Our partner from Armenia, RURALDAF, has prepared this shadow report which was used during HLPF 2018, when Armenia was presenting their Voluntary National Reviews. You can download it here: Armenia (draft) Interventions Emma Anakhasyan of RURALDAF and Sascha Gabizon of WECF asking Armenia questions in regards to their VNR on behalf of the civil society (the [...]
This factsheet is based on the gender assessments done by our Albanian partners Women in Development Shkoder. Download it here. "Albania (pop.3 million), located in Southeastern Europe is an upper-middle income economy (DAC). Following the end of communism in 1990, the country went through a process of transition from a centralized economy to a [...]
The report was produced by Women Environmental Programme Togo (WEP-Togo) ahead of the 2018 High Level Political Forum in New York where the Government of Togo was presenting its Voluntary National Review. At HLPF Essivi Sinmégnon Acakpo-Addra (Women Environmental Programme Togo) delivered her response to the Government of Togo on behalf of the Women’s [...]