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The Women 2030 Programme is being implemented in countries across different regions of the world. It is constituted by a coalition of 5 women+ and gender network organisations collaborating to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a gender-equitable and climate-just way. The coalition is part of a year framework partnership agreement with the European Commission’s International Cooperation arm (DEVCO) called “Women 2030 CSOs implementing SDGs Agenda.”

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1601, 2018

Gender, chemicals and waste high-level event in Abuja, Nigeria

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, produced with the Secretariat of the BRS Conventions. The film presentation was followed by a panel discussion on how all actions of the Ministries and Agencies can be made gender-responsive, and what should be the priorities for next steps to be undertaken (see powerpoint enclosed (as PDF)). The entire event was covered on national TV. Introduction to the Panel Powerpoint Program of the event The following video is a trailer of the What has Gender got to do with Chemicals film https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=y8O5afbXQlc  

1008, 2017

UN Summit on Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World

8 days of advocacy and activism for a gender just future within the SDG process. WECF recently attended the UN summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (High Level Political Forum, HLPF) in New York and reports back on their experiences. Ministerial Declaration Four days into the Summit, a few member states broke the silence on the Ministerial Declaration. The issues raised were on foreign occupation and gender equality. What was feared as a result was that we would leave the summit without an outcome document, which in turn would have had the possibility to weaken the HLPF process. Through meetings with country delegations and a twitter storm; Women's Major Group (official UN observer network representing civil society groups working for women's human rights and gender equality) made it clear: we wanted an outcome document, and we did not want to see gender equality language in the declaration being traded off for means of implementation. Networking with country delegations & UN personnel WECF and Women's Major Group meeting with the Netherland's Trade & Aid Ambassador Joeren Verheul. Photo: IISD-ENB / Kiara Worth Besides advocating for the Ministerial Declaration, WECF also met with country delegations to discuss the future of [...]

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Gender equality and women’s rights as a crucial pillar to achieving the sustainable development goals, the SDGs

Women2030

The Women 2030 project is being implemented in countries across different regions of the world. It is constituted by a coalition of 5 women+ and gender network organisations collaborating to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in a gender-equitable and climate-just way. The coalition is part of a 5 year framework partnership agreement with the European Commission’s International Cooperation arm (DEVCO) called “Women 2030 CSOs implementing SDGs Agenda.”

#Women2030 supports the implementation of the Agenda 2030. With activities at international, regional, national, and grass-roots level, the coalition integrates many of the SDGs in its work. Particular focus is on Gender Equality (SDG 5); Universal access to Water and Sanitation (#SDG6); Sustainable Energy (#SDG7); Decent Work (#SDG8); Sustainable Production and Consumption (#SDG12); Climate Action (#SDG13); Conserving Forests and Biodiversity (#SDG15).

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