3 03, 2018

Africa CCRI Skillshare and Women2030 Media Training

By | 2018-03-03T07:22:28+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Events, GFC, News, Trainings (ToT), WEP|0 Comments

Photo by Lucy Mulenkei, Indigenous Information Network Nairobi, 26 February – 2 March 2018 The Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) aims to contribute to the implementation of the CBD’s 2011-2020 Strategic Plan and Aichi Targets by providing policy advice on effective and appropriate forms of support for community conservation. To do this, the CCRI is being [...]

24 01, 2018

Priscilla Achakpa

By | 2018-03-06T19:25:20+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Climate, News, Our stories, Outreach, WEP|0 Comments

Country: Nigeria Works for: Women Environmental Programme (WEP) Role in #women2030: Organising partner Related SDGs: SDG 5, SDG 2, SDG 6, SDG 7, SDG 13, SDG 17 The work of Women 2030 partner and organising partner in the Women's Major Group (WMG) was honoured by Nigerian Television and German Welle Radio/TV. Priscilla Achakpa, Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme, was appointed as [...]

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

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Titilope Ngozi Akosa

By | 2017-09-06T17:21:03+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, Climate, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), Joint Intervention at High Level Dialogue on Finance: our gender trainer Titilope Ngozi Akosa delivering a joint intervention on behalf of Youth, Women and Gender, Farmers and Environmental NGO’s. We demand that climate finance be 100% gender-responsive, as agreed in the Paris Agreement, with all obligations ensuring gender equality integration. Specific measures [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Hawa Nibi Amenga-Etego

By | 2017-09-06T17:15:21+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), COP 22 Opening: our gender trainer Hawa Nibi Amenga-Etego delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). While the agreement in Paris may represent a starting point for collective action– the terms are still unclear, the ambition is too low, and the rights of peoples, the ecosystem [...]

6 09, 2017

Climate Change Negotiations (Nov 2016): Nkiruka Nnaemego

By | 2017-09-06T17:12:53+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), APA 1-2 Opening: our gender trainer Kiruka Nnaemego delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). Though only the mitigation section of the NDCs are on the agenda, the WGC would like to reiterate that NDCs should include not only elements of the Paris agreement but also [...]

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 (Nov, 2016): Mabel Monica Agba’s intervention

By | 2017-09-06T17:05:26+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Advocacy, WEP|0 Comments

Climate negotiations (COP22), SBI 45 Opening: our gender trainer Mabel Monica Agba delivering an intervention on behalf of the Women & Gender Constituency (WGC). All Parties have committed to gender equality in all parts of the Paris Agreement, as stated in the Preamble. But, only 1/3 of the Parties have addressed gender in their [...]

4 09, 2017

Update on Recent Makurdi Floods

By | 2017-09-07T09:55:17+00:00 September 4th, 2017|News, Water, WEP|0 Comments

Makurdi floods: Governments urged to be responsive to displaced persons Shared by WEP Written by Damian Daga, Makurdi The Federal and Benue State governments have been asked to be responsible and responsive to the plight of displaced persons in the recent Makurdi floods. […]