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 [...]

28 05, 2018

Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018

By | 2018-05-28T16:15:09+00:00 May 28th, 2018|News, Water, WECF|0 Comments

What is Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Menstruation is a key indicator of health and vitality for women and girls. Managing this hygienically and with dignity is an integral part of good sanitation and hygiene. “MHM starts with the articulation, awareness, and information about menstruation and menstrual hygiene practices.  Women and girls should be able to manage [...]

23 05, 2018

National Workshop on SDGs in Georgia

By | 2018-10-03T15:54:46+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 [...]

7 05, 2018

The great eight: calling for human rights principles in the Paris Agreement’s Work Programme

By | 2018-10-03T13:47:17+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Advocacy, Climate, Press release, WECF|0 Comments

Download the press release here A cross-constituency action, related to the campaign of the Human Rights & Climate Change Working Group. Together we are advocating to integrate the human rights aspects of the preamble into the Paris Agreement work programme (“Paris Rulebook”). The 8 fundamental elements are: human rights, public participation, indigenous people's rights, just [...]

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 [...]

20 03, 2018

Over 100 Civil Society Organisations and Activists Oppose Crackdown By Poland to Protest at COP24

By | 2018-10-03T13:55:20+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Advocacy, APWLD, Climate, Press release, WECF|0 Comments

  20 March 2018 Chiang Mai, Thailand/New York, USA For immediate release   *Concerned this new Act sets a dangerous precedent* *Demand the Act to be repealed, uphold human rights* 115 civil society organisations and allies globally are deeply concerned about the passage of the Bill, ‘On specific solutions related to the organization of the session [...]

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. [...]

10 03, 2018

Policy dialogue Albania

By | 2018-10-03T17:16:03+00:00 March 10th, 2018|Advocacy, News, Trainings (ToT), WECF|0 Comments

Linking the Ostrava Declaration of the European Environment and Health Process to SDGs Agenda 2030 The policy dialogue, with 77 participants, was organized by “Women in Development”, WECF and the Albanian ministry of health and social protection, and financially supported by the German Federal ministry for the environment, nature conservation, building and nuclear safety, the [...]

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 [...]

5 03, 2018

On the road to HLPF 2018: regional forum in Geneva on the Sustainable Development Goals

By | 2018-06-18T18:34:30+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Advocacy, Events, News, WECF, WMG|0 Comments

15 partners from the Women's Major Group joined the regional Forum at the UN in Geneva: Women’s leaders from Civil Society Organisations from Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, the Netherlands, UK and Spain and Switzerland joined the Regional Agenda 2030 forum. At the Forum, the WMG partners met with member [...]