Women Perspective on the Green Economy: Side Event Rio+20, 27 March
Intervention by women during Rio+20 intersessional, presented by Doris Mpoumou.
WECF was an organizing partner of a Side Event Intersessional Rio+20 “Women‘s Critical Perspectives on the Green Economy” held on the 27th of March in New York.
Together with the representatives of NGOs from Colombia, United States of America and Philippines, WECF drew attention to practical examples on how to incorporate gender dimension into Sustainable Development policies, highlighted the role of women in initiatives on Green Economy and jointly prepared recommendations for the UNCSD.
For further information on women’s priorities for sustainable development for Rio+20, please visit www.womenrio20.org and Women Major Group.Learn more about WECF representation in international and UN policy processes.
UN honors WECF's work in Georgia in latest publication
The United Nations acknowleges the gender sensitive impacts of our NAMA project in Georgia in their latest publication.
29.04.2016 | WECF
Sascha Gabizon, WECF: ‘Gender equality and women’s rights as a crucial pillar to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals’
On April 19-20th, COFACE organised the conference ‘Sustainable Development Goals and Gender Equality' in Amsterdam, with Sascha Gabizon as one of the speakers
29.04.2016 | WECF
The importance of women’s initiatives to address water and sanitation problems
WECF participation in Regional workshop on achieving equitable access to water and sanitation
26.04.2016 | WECF
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Priscilla Achakpa (WEP) selected as "Eco Hero" in Nigeria
The work of WECF's co-organizing 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 an ambassador for the TV magazin "Eco@Africa"