Women Travel Grants Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference Brazil, June 2012
WECF is co-organiser of the Women's Major Group at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development which takes place from 13 - 23 of June in Rio de Janeiro
12.03.2012 | Sascha Gabizon
WECF is co-organiser of the Women's Major Group at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development which takes place from 13 - 23 of June in Rio de Janeiro.
Thanks to a grant from UN Women the Women's Major Group can bring a limited of women grassroots activists and policy coordinators to the Rio+20 negotiations at the 3rd intersessional meeting in New York and to the 3rd Prep Com and the Conference itself in Brazil.
The 12th of March 2012 is the deadline for submissions for the travel grants to take part in Brazil.
Applicants need to fill in the application form and send it to email@example.com before the deadline. And international selection committee will announce the selected applicants shortly.
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
The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or 'Rio+20') will take place June 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, 20 years after the historic Earth Summit. Women's participation in the process and input on the themes and objective are crucial to a successful outcome. WECF is co-organising partner, together with Voices of African Mothers, for all input from women worldwide. WECF and VAM coordinate all activities closely with the Women's Rio+20 Steering Committee.
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