Energy & Climate
Climate change is the biggest environmental issue of our time and is about to pose a serious and global threat to sustainable development, poverty elimination, peace and human rights in the coming decades. Climate change is inextricably linked with energy concerns as two thirds of global emissions come from energy consumption.
WECF implements interrelated policies in both issues.
WECF aims to provide safe, affordable and renewable energy for low income households, bringing successful pilot projects to scale via innovative financial instruments. WECF promotes a switch away from fossil fuels and nuclear energy towards sustainable and decentralised alternatives. WECF empowers vulnerable groups to benefit from climate change adaptation and mitigation programmes. WECF promotes gender-positive energy solutions and integrates a gender perspective into global UN climate change negotiations.
Read more on the page Vision & Strategy.
Latest News & Reports
Women and Gender Constituency Joint Statement On SB48
Bonn Climate Talks: Slow Progress but the Gender Action Plan is rolling!
WECF was in Bonn from April 30th to May 10th. Read below our comments.
SB48 Side Event “Access to climate finance for non-state actors”
WECF to launch energy community study and to introduce gender-just energy cooperative model in Georgia
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Latest Press Release
Press release: #Women2030 partners at the European Development Days
The coalition and local partners of the programme #Women2030 will be present at the European Development Days in Brussels, on 5 and 6 June 2018, on their stand number 79, to facilitate dialogues with local partners from Africa, Latin America, Asia and Caucasus, and to showcase results after 2 years of implementation.
Belarus - Citizens involvement
Developing multi-stakeholder cooperation in the areas of water, waste and energy efficiency in Belarus
Donors: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MinBuza), European Cooperation, MATRA programme, The Netherlands
Duration: 12/2006 - 03/2010
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From Marrakesh to Marrakesh: The rise of gender equality in the global climate governance and climate action
WECF’s experts publish chapter in Routledge Handbook of Human Rights and Climate Governance
Proudly presenting the CLEEN results!
The CLEEN project has come to an end, and it has reached many great results.
Manual on Biogas Technology, Bamboo Weaving, Solar Driers and Solar Collectors
This manual results from all the work done on the ground by WAFD, INSEDA and WECF
Feasibility study of gender-sensitive energy cooperatives in Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia and Moldova
An overview of the feasibility of gender-sensitive energy cooperatives in Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia and Moldova. In each country, existing national climate and energy policies are examined and, if existing, feed-in tariffs for renewable energy are explained.
Safe drinking Water & Energy in Uganda
Video with impressions of sustainable technologies implemented by ARUWE and WECF
COP22: Women & Gender Constituency's Educative Posters
Learn about what gender has to do with climate change and the Paris Agreement.
EWA: "Empower Women - Benefit (for) All"
The EWA Project in Georgia - an overview
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