7 08, 2018

HLPF2018: national reviews or holiday commercials?!

By | 2018-09-13T12:52:14+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Advocacy, News, WECF|0 Comments

"While HLPF is a great space for feminist solidarity, networking, awareness raising and knowledge sharing of best practices, you cannot really shake the feeling of: are we really doing enough to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?" As you walked the corridors of the United Nations headquarters during HLPF, you could feel the tension of distress [...]

1 08, 2018

Applications open for Gender Just Climate Solutions Award 2018!

By | 2018-08-27T12:26:19+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Events, News, WECF|0 Comments

WECF and partners invite you to participate in the 4th annual Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards It’s that time of year again, WECF and the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) are calling for applications to our 4th annual Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards. The Women and Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 4th annual 'Gender-Just Climate [...]

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 [...]

18 07, 2018

Intervention: Innovation and Impact Investment for the SDGs

By | 2018-11-02T11:38:41+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Advocacy, News, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2018, WECF|0 Comments

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.

7 07, 2018

Armenia

By | 2018-11-02T11:33:19+00:00 July 7th, 2018|Advocacy, News, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2018, WECF|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 07, 2018

Albania

By | 2018-11-02T11:05:08+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Advocacy, Gender Assessments, Gender equality, News, Shadow reports, Shadow reports 2018, WECF|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 07, 2018

Armenian Policy Dialogue on Agenda2030

By | 2018-07-02T18:28:29+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Advocacy, News, WECF|0 Comments

Women2030 Program, Yerevan, 18 June 2018 WECF and Armenian partners invited 30 Civil Society Organisations and Government representatives to prepare input for Agenda2030 UN top in July WECF and Armenian partners invited 30 Civil Society Organisations and Government representatives to prepare input for Agenda2030 UN top in July Sustainable Armenia Everything is in transformation in [...]

22 06, 2018

Comparative study on energy cooperatives in Eastern Europe and the Western Balkans

By | 2018-10-03T15:41:16+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Climate, Energy, Reports & studies, WECF|0 Comments

The study analyzes the potential of energy cooperatives as a decentralized renewable energy supply. What contribution can you make towards: achieving the sustainable development goals; improving local value creation and increasing energy independence? This study looks specifically at the countries Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia. This study was made in collaboration with [...]

22 06, 2018

Women2030 in Tajikistan

By | 2018-06-22T12:38:36+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Energy, News, WECF|0 Comments

WECF and Women2030 partners participate in policy dialogue on Gender and Women’s rights in Tajikistan, organised by the EU delegation in Dushanbe on 24-25 of April 2018 The European Union delegation in Tajikistan invited WECF and its partner YEC (Youth Ecological Centre) to speak at the Civil Society Seminar  "Practical Implementation of the Gender Equality [...]

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 [...]