5 02, 2018

Nadezhda Kutepova: human rights lawyer, Russia

By | 2018-02-05T17:14:25+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Climate, Our stories, WECF|0 Comments

 “My father and grandparents died of cancer because they worked for the nuclear industry, and my mother was driven to an early grave by endless fights in courts,”. Nadezhda Kutepova from City 40, a city hidden from the map in the Soviet era, has tried to fight the unhealthy reality it’s habitants have been forced [...]

31 01, 2018

Gender in Sustainable Development – Collection of Exercises for Training of Trainers

By | 2018-01-31T13:10:08+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News, Online courses & tools, WECF|0 Comments

Practical training manual for trainers on gender-responsive exercises This manual addresses trainers of gender trainings in order to assist them in designing their individual training sessions and in choosing relevant exercises to deepen the learning experience of participants. The aim is to ensure that participants of a respective training get an introductory knowledge on [...]

16 01, 2018

Towards the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Uganda

By | 2018-01-23T15:43:22+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Climate, News, Trainings (ToT), WECF|0 Comments

A report from the NGO Workshop on Green Technologies and Networking ARUWE and WECF organised a workshop on Green Technologies for 11 Ugandan NGOs, the 25-29 September 2017 in Kiboga, Uganda.  The aim of the 5 days workshop was to raise NGOs capacities to understand and engage in the promotion of green technologies towards the [...]

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 [...]

6 09, 2017

UN summit on SDGs (Jul 2017): Alla Kuvatova

By | 2017-09-06T17:49:28+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WECF|0 Comments

High Level Political Forum  on "eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions through promoting sustainable development, expanding opportunities and addressing related challenges". Our shadow report consultant from Tajikistan, Alla Kuvatova (NGO New Panorama) speaking on behalf of the Women's Major Group during the session "Thematic Review SDG 17:Advancing science, technology and innovation for [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Gertrude Kenyangi

By | 2017-09-06T17:09:59+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), SBSTA 45 Opening: our gender trainer Getrude Kenyangi delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). In terms of loss & damage, the Executive Committee’s report must include a stronger emphasis on gendered non-economic impacts (e.g. loss of safety, power, autonomy, health - including mental health); pre-existing [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations: Franziska Liobl (May 2016)

By | 2017-09-06T17:00:53+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WECF|0 Comments

COP22 Intersessional: SBI 44 Opening Intervention, Franziska Loibl delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). We were pleased with the variety of submissions already shared by Parties and Observers on this issue- the Environmental Integrity Group underlined its support to the next phase of the Lima Work Program on Gender in [...]

6 09, 2017

Women2030: Women’s leadership in the Agenda 2030

By | 2017-09-06T12:16:32+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Trainings (ToT), WECF|0 Comments

Central Asian Workshop, February 26 – 27, 2017, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Rural women are a key constituency in assisting national government to achieve inclusive and gender equitable results of Agenda 2030. Rural women can be essential to the planning, implementing and monitoring of developed commitments, said Olga Djaneva, director ALGA. Mia Dubois-Boussaid, EU delegation in Bishkek, [...]

4 09, 2017

Interesting view on Breastfeeding

By | 2017-09-06T16:01:51+00:00 September 4th, 2017|News, WECF|0 Comments

Breastfeeding, a key component in the actualisation of the Sustainable Development Goals and in combatting climate change.  "Breast-feeding cuts out numerous processes that contribute to global warming, whether that is by bypassing the activities of the global dairy industry — and its large transport networks — or avoiding the industrial processes that produce infant formula [...]