23 05, 2018

Report on National Workshop on SDGs in Georgia

By | 2018-05-23T14:57:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Advocacy, News, Trainings (ToT), WECF|0 Comments

On the Interlinkages of Environment & Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Read the full report here UN Environment, Women Engage for a Common Future “WECF” and “WECF Georgia” facilitated the National Workshop on Inter-linkages of Environment and Health in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Tbilisi, on 19-20 February 2018, in [...]

27 04, 2018

The Rural is Political: a brief summary of WECF’s activities at CSW62

By | 2018-04-27T17:55:47+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Advocacy, Gender equality, News, WECF|0 Comments

CSW62 CONCLUSIONS On March 12th 2018, the 62nd CSW session was opened at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. WECF was represented by Anke Stock, Sascha Gabizon, Hanna Gunnarsson and our partner Agnes Mirembe (ARUWE, Uganda) and Sonia (BaliFokus). Many important conclusions were reached and agreed upon, among which: increased financing and official [...]

14 03, 2018

Women 2030 partners presenting at UN Women side event during CSW62

By | 2018-03-14T17:45:57+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, News, WECF|0 Comments

New York: Official Side Event to CSW62 12.03.2018 WECF together with UN Women and the German Ministry of Development Cooperation (Bundesministerium für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit) convened a side event with the title "Turning Promises Into Action: Gender Equality in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN in New York. [...]

8 03, 2018

Pressing for progress! #HerstoryOfChange

By | 2018-03-08T16:12:13+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Gender equality, News, Outreach, WECF|0 Comments

Today, on International Women’s Day, we are launching the website for our gender equality and sustainable development initiative: #women2030! The international theme for 8th of March this year is “press for progress”. As such we would like to share some stories of the brilliant womxn involved in #women2030, in other words #HerstoryOfChange. About the website [...]

1 03, 2018

Implementing Agenda 2030 in Georgia: Where Are We Now?

By | 2018-03-01T15:36:49+00:00 March 1st, 2018|News, WECF|0 Comments

On 19-21 February 2018 WECF organised, with the Georgian government and the UN, a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals in Tbilisi, Georgia, focussing on the interlinkages between environment, health and gender. On the 21 February 2018 the workshop focused on the Sustainable Development Goal on Gender Equality – SDG5, aiming to set the ways [...]

27 02, 2018

Georgia: SDG 5

By | 2018-02-27T17:07:56+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Gender Assessments, News, WECF|0 Comments

Gender Assessment of Sustainable Development Goal #5 A gender assessment research was undertaken by the organization We Research within the auspices of the project ‘’Women 2030’’ funded by the European Union and implemented by WECF International. Previous research in Georgia indicates that traditional understandings of gender roles are deeply rooted and widespread among the [...]

5 02, 2018

Nadezhda Kutepova

By | 2018-03-01T15:04:26+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Climate, Our stories, WECF|0 Comments

Nadezhda Kutepova: human rights lawyer, Russia  “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 [...]

31 01, 2018

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

By | 2018-02-27T17:16:58+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News, Online courses & tools, WECF|1 Comment

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, [...]