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#MindTheGAP demonstration: feminists calling for a robust Gender Action Plan (GAP) as an outcome of the climate negotiations (COP23)

By | 2018-10-03T14:26:39+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Advocacy, APWLD, Climate, COP, Outreach, Press release|

Press Release: Women & Gender Constituency hosts an action during the climate negotiations  COP 23, Bonn, Germany 07 November 2017  WHAT On Tuesday November 7, 2017, the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC hosted an interactive ACTION at COP23 to highlight the importance of the Gender Action Plan (GAP) and reinforce our demands for the negotiations. [...]

Forest Cover 53 – Leaving no one behind: Community rights and biodiversity conservation

By | 2018-10-02T17:48:14+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Biodiversity, Climate, Energy, GFC, News, Outreach|

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 53, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies. In this 53rd edition of Forest Cover, published in the run-up to the Convention on Biodiversity’s December discussions on biodiversity conservation and the Sustainable Development [...]

WEP sub-grants to women and gender CSOs in Nigeria to advance SDGs’ implementation

By | 2018-09-13T12:23:14+00:00 July 5th, 2018|News, WEP|

WEP has provided sub-grants of 1000 Euros each, under the Women2030 project,  to 11 women and gender CSOs in Nigeria to implement activities that promote gender equality and contribute to the overall attainment of SDGs in the country. The organizations and activities supported are: Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st): Capacity building of policy makers and women’s CSOs [...]

First Gender Action Plan ever adopted under UNFCCC

By | 2017-11-16T12:35:46+00:00 November 16th, 2017|News|

WHAT On Tuesday November 14, 2017 the first ever Gender Action Plan to the UNFCCC was adopted at COP23. Its overall goal is to support and enhance the implementation of the gender-related decisions and mandates so far adopted in the UNFCCC process through a set of specific activities to be conducted within the next 2 [...]

Adoption of the first Gender Action Plan under the UNFCC

By | 2018-10-03T14:21:08+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Advocacy, Climate, Press release|

Press Release COP23, Bonn, Germany 15 November 2017   On Tuesday November 14, 2017 the first ever Gender Action Plan to the UNFCCC was adopted at COP23. Its overall goal is to support and enhance the implementation of the gender-related decisions and mandates so far adopted in the UNFCCC process through a set of specific [...]

“Invest in Climate Justice – Not War!” Press Announcement Women & Gender Constituency

By | 2018-10-03T13:51:09+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Advocacy, Climate, Outreach, Press release|

On Tuesday, November 8 2016 the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC will host an interactive ACTION at COP22 to highlight the impact of militarism on climate change and the importance of redirecting military spending to sustainable and equitable development. WHAT On Tuesday, November 8 2016 the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC [...]

Milestone gender and environment report from UNEP shows gender should be at heart of sustainable development

By | 2017-09-15T16:07:43+00:00 May 26th, 2016|News, Press release|

25 May 2016 – Nairobi, United Nations Environment Assembly 2 (UNEA-2) UNEP, together with report partners including Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) (1) and Global Forest Coalition (GFC) (2) today launched a new and pivotal report, “GGEO – Global Gender Environment Outlook”. (3) The report calls for all enviro­nmental policies to be [...]