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2205, 2020

Women2030 partners in Colombia, Ghana and Paraguay feature in #OurNatureIsNotYourSolution campaign on International Day for Biodiversity

By | May 22nd, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Global Forest Coalition's latest publication looks at how International Day for Biodiversity is being used to promote false solutions and greenwashing, and how examples of real solutions that are gender-responsive, community-led and ecosystem-based must be amplified instead. Forest Cover features three articles showcasing work that GFC member groups in Colombia, Ghana and Paraguay have carried out with the support of Women2030. Download the publication here! You can also get involved in GFC's #OurNatureIsNotYourSolution campaign here.

303, 2020

Women’s rights and traditional knowledge are crucial for conserving biodiversity in Kyrgyzstan

By | March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Biodiversity, Climate, Gender equality, GFC, News, Outreach|0 Comments

[Русская версия] Last week, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) negotiations in Rome aimed to set out a global biodiversity framework for the coming decades. The sheer scale of the challenges faced by our planet is difficult to comprehend, but there is now at least recognition of the fact that ecological and social crises must be tackled together. In order to protect biodiversity and environments such as forests, the world must also protect women’s rights, traditional knowledge and sustainable livelihoods so that communities can co-exist with the ecosystems they depend on. The CBD’s post-2020 biodiversity framework therefore must be highly gender-responsive, with gender justice as a key element. If decision-makers in Rome still need to be convinced of this, the following photo essay on women’s organising in Kyrgyzstan serves as an example of the inseparable linkages between gender, environmental and economic justice. Women in Kyrgyzstan face numerous threats, from economic and political marginalisation [...]

203, 2020

Report on the internal mid-term evaluation of the Women2030 programme

By | March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Advocacy, Gender equality, News, Reports & studies|0 Comments

The 54 month-programme Women2030 started in May 2016 and will be completed by November 2020. Together with the other Women2030 co-applicants and with the support of a consultant, WECF conducted an internal Mid-term Evaluation (MTE) in the first quarter of 2019. The MTE aimed to reflect on the activities and achievements so far, to learn from this and to plan for the remaining period. This report presents the findings of this MTE review. Interviews of partners and meeting in Bangkok WECF invited some of their partner experts to take part in the evaluation by assessing the implementation of the activities, the impacts achieved, and ways to improve the programme. WECF and the other co-applicants met in Bangkok from 27 to 29 March 2019, back to back with the Asia Pacific Forum for Sustainable Development, to discuss their findings and next steps for the 1,5 years of Women2030. Key findings of the MTE [...]

203, 2020

A National Voluntary Review – Nigeria

By | March 2nd, 2020|Categories: News, Reports & studies, WEP|0 Comments

Our partner organisation WEP Nigeria has contributed to the first National Voluntary Review on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. You can download it here: Nigeria's VNR

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