WECF and Women Major Group at UNEP governing council meeting, February 2013
WECF leads the Women's Major Group at UNEP and coordinated the interventions by the WMG members at the UNEP Governing Council.
Women MG representatives proposed recommendations for the decisions which governments are taking on chemicals safety, environmental justice, finance and sustainable development goals.
The WMG representatives are coordinated through an elected core-group of four members. Currently, those members are:
- Ms Caroline Usikpedo, Niger Delta Womens Movement on Peace and Development, Nigeria
- Isis Alvarez, Global Forest Coalition, Colombia
- Alice Odingo, Soroptomists, Kenya
- Sascha Gabizon, WECF International, Netherlands
Other focal points and members of the Women's Major Group included Tess Vistro (APWLD, Philippines), Meena Bilgi (India), Mildren Mkandla (Earth Care, Zimbabe), Queensley Ajukayakpe (Women Environment Programme, Nigeria) and Juliet Duff (Irish Doctors for the Environment).
2. Iris Alvarez
3. Caroline Usikpedo
Meet the Winners of the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award at COP24
On the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we awarded Gender Just Climate Solutions Winners at the climate negotiations in Katowice, Poland
Invitation: Gender Just Climate Solutions Award 2018
10 December, COP24 Katowice
Getting to the Future We Want
4-7 November, Brussels: European Environmental Bureauís (EEB) Annual Conference
WECF and partners all over Europe start GoodFood4All Campaign
#Ruralwomen: join our Women2030 campaign!