Rio+20: French Women Contact Group for Gender and Sustainable Development
Presentation of the French Women Contact group contribution for Rio+20
11.10.2011 |Sascha Gabizon
The French Women Contact Group for Gender and Sustainable Development presents its contribution for Rio+20. Equality between women and men is at the core of the definition of sustainable development.
Rio+20 is a good opportunity to redefine "sustainable development", and to reaffirm that a balance between environment, social and economic sectors can only be achieved if human rights are respected - globally.
The French language document is enclosed. Contact Yveline Nicolas, Adéquations, firstname.lastname@example.org
Update on WHO high-level meeting of the European Environment and Health Process (EEHP) – 28 to 30 April 2015, Haifa Israel.
WECF / Eco Forum and HEAL are representing the NGOs in this process and will aim to critically assess the implementation of the 2010 Parma Declaration, in which all countries committed to time-bound goals on environment and health to protect (children’s) health.
IARC classifies glyphosate as "probably carcinogen to humans "
The news came out just in time for the 10th year of the Pesticide Action Week : IARC - adopted a new classification for 5 insecticides and herbicides, among which glyphosate, malathion, diazinon, tetrachlorvinphos and parthion
25.03.2015 | Elisabeth Ruffinengo
World Water Day 2015: Millions of people in the WHO European Region rely on water of unknown quality
WECF: Regulations on small-scale water supplies need to be improved and implemented. Joint efforts are needed towards increased safe water supply
Combining ecological sanitation and the production of Terra Preta soil in Kyrgyzstan
Ecosan toilets or Urine Diverting Dry Toilets (UDDT) are an adequate and sustainable sanitation solution in areas where there is no piped water and sewerage.
"Measuring the Progress in Gender and Environmental Justice"
Event organized at the CSW 59 by WECF, WEDO and the WMG