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, [...]

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 [...]

3 01, 2018

Gender dimensions of hazardous chemicals (documentary)

By | 2018-10-03T16:32:51+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|News, Outreach, Reports & studies, Video, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

The film is produced as part of the project “Gender Dimensions of implementing the BRS conventions” by WECF, WEP Nigeria (Women Environmental Programme) and BaliFokus with support of the BRS Conventions secretariat and the governments of Germany and Sweden. All activities are based on the Gender Action Plan of the BRS Conventions and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals of [...]

3 01, 2018

Gender dimensions of hazardous chemicals (study)

By | 2018-10-03T16:46:33+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Gender equality, News, Reports & studies, WECF, WEP|0 Comments

WECF, WEP Nigeria (Women Environmental Programme) and BaliFokus with support of the BRS Conventions secretariat have launched the advanced copy of the study "Gender Dimensions of Hazardous Chemicals and Waste Policies under the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions' during the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly on the 5th of December 2017. This case study is the result of [...]

4 12, 2017

Attacks on Environmental Women Human Rights Defenders Unacceptable

By | 2018-10-03T14:01:13+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Advocacy, APWLD, Gender equality, Press release, WECF, WEP, WMG|0 Comments

Press conference UN Office of Nairobi, Kenya 04 December 2017    This year has been the deadliest year for environmental women human rights and environmental defenders, protecting their indigenous land and resources as they face increased crackdowns, violence, threats, intimidation and murder by state and non-state actors. Women’s rights organisations held a tribute ceremony today, [...]