Women's Major Group Post Rio+20 : Sustainable Development
The Women's Major Group is one of the civil society groups which has its own representation in the United Nations processes Sustainable Development and Environment
04.12.2012 | WICF Campaign
Women Economic Empowerment & the Green Economy
WECF’s engages through its activities to increase women’s economic empowerment, in particular of women in low income rural and peri-urban areas
14.09.2011 | WICF Campaign
Safe and Sustainable Sanitation for Women & Menstrual Hygiene
In some areas of the world, menstruation is considered as an impure and shameful act. Therefore girls are trying to hide that they are menstruating. Unfortunately, due to lack of safe facilities or supply of feminine hygiene products many young girls are forced to drop schools during their period. Each month they are deprived of their basic right, namely right to education.
14.09.2012 | WECF Campaign
Join Women on the Road to Rio+20
UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 - Rio + 20
14.12.2010 | WICF Campaign
Safe Toys Coalition
The "Safe Toys Coalition" aims to protect children's health by striving for a world free of toxic and unsafe toys
01.01.2010 | WECF Campaign
WECF offers training programmes and capacity building
If you want to become a strategic partner of WECF, it is useful to know that we also offer hands-on training, knowledge-transfer, and build capacity with our projects. WECF believes this is the only way to achieve long-run sustainability.
30.01.2013 | WICF Campaign
Online discussion group INTERA
Set up of the online discussion group INTERA in russian and english about Integrated Development
26.08.2010 | WECF Campaign
Equitable Climate Policies and Solutions
WECF cooperates with partners in Africa, Asia and the EECCA region to assure that the voices of vulnerable groups are heard in the climate negotiations and proposes changes to the criteria for climate funding, to make sure they become accessible in particular to women, indigenous peoples and urban poor.
30.11.2010 | WICF Campaign
The Golden Nuclear Fuelrod Award for worst comments
WECF Germany awards each month a person of public interest who has made an ignorant remark on nuclear energy. Nuclear power is again in Germany, since the elections, an issue of the public debate.
20.03.2010 | WECF Campaign
WECF's Map for Sustainable School Toilets and establishing Nitrate Levels in Ground, Surface and Drinking Water
01.10.2009 | WECF Campaign
Children's Environmental Health Award 2010: "Protecting children's health in a changing environment"
Working towards the Fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health in Parma, Italy, 10-12 March 2010
01.09.2009 | WECF Event
2010 - International Year of Biodiversity
Encountering the dramatic loss of both biological and cultural diversity
02.06.2010 | WECF Campaign
Commission for Sustainable Development
WECF facilitates the participation of its members at UN conferences. WECF members present their experiences and recommendations to policy makers during the UN CSD every year
01.06.2010 | WECF Campaign
International Project Nesting - A Healthy Environment for Healthy Children
Helping parents to create a safe and healthy environment for their newborns
01.09.2008 | WECF Campaign
Asbestos a silent killer on a global scale - WECFs work on asbestos and the Rotterdam Convention
Asbestos is banned in most industrialized countries: yet it is the biggest occupational killer worldwide: the International Labor Organization estimates asbestos causes 100,000 deaths globally every year through occupational exposure alone. Still asbestos is being produced by many countries, including Canada and Kazakhstan.
01.01.2008 | WECF Campaign
Sustainable Sanitation - the five year drive to 2015
WECF has been campaining for many years on the right to sustainable water and sanitation at home and in schools
01.08.2008 | WECF Campaign
Breast Cancer: Policy and Prevention
Linking Breast cancer and our environment; is chemical exposure the missing link factor in the rise of the breast cancer epidemic?
01.01.2007 | WECF Campaign
International Year of Sanitation
Putting sustainable sanitation on the top of the European agenda in the International Year of Sanitation 2008
01.01.2008 | WECF Campaign
Nuclear Power is not a Solution to Climate Change
WECF strictly opposes nuclear power. Nuclear industry is a threat to our health, our environment and human rights - at every step of production. WECF's member organizations underscribe our common conclusion; nuclear energy is not a solution for climate change.
10.10.2010 | WECF Campaign
Children's Environmental Action Plan for Europe
Aiming to implement the European strategy for healthy citizens through a healthy environment
29.04.2010 | WECF Campaign
Toxic free beauty - Safe Cosmetics
We are exposed to hazardous chemicals everywhere and on a daily basis. Our bathrooms contain numerous products from eye make-up, creams and shower gels to baby powder and toothpaste. Hazardous chemicals have been found consistently in beauty and personal care products.
28.03.2012 | WECF Campaign
Networks for healthy food
Promoting fair, healthy and local food production - co-operation project between Unser Land and WECF members
01.02.2006 | WECF Campaign
REACH - Eliminating Toxic Chemicals in the EU
Working to ensure that by 2020 all consumer products are free of hazardous chemicals
01.04.2004 | WECF Campaign