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"What has gender got to do with chemicals" documentary gets broadcasted on Nigerian International TV
On Monday 15th of January 2018, Nigerian International TV is showing the 30 minute documentary produced by the BRS (Basel-Stockhom-Rotterdam) Conventions , WECF and WEP and made by filmmaker Laure Poinsot entitled “What has Gender got to do with Chemicals”.

Press Release “What has Gender got to do with Chemicals”.
The secretariat of the global chemicals conventions, the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS) jointly with WECF International, WEP Nigeria and Balifokus Indonesia, announce the release of a film “What has Gender got to do with Chemicals”.

Save the Bees Coalition Launched
80 European NGOs gathered to form the Save the Bees Coalition, in order to pressure EU decision makers to enforce a full ban of neonicotinoids

End mercury use in dentistry by 2022, civil society challenge European Union
A call to phase out mercury use in dentistry by 2022 in the European Union has been made by health and environmental NGOs.
04.12.2017 | erlin, Brussels, Munich, Washington

Attacks on Environmental Women Human Rights Defenders Unacceptable
This year has been the deadliest year for environmental women human rights and environmental defenders, protecting their indigenous land and resources as they face increased crackdowns, violence, threats, intimidation and murder by state and non-state actors.
04.12.2017 | UN Office of Nairobi, Kenya

First Gender Action Plan ever adopted under UNFCCC
Press Release: Adoption of the first Gender Action Plan under the UNFCCC, 15 November 2017

Dossier de presse COP23 - Bonn 2017
Prix Solutions Genre et Climat de la Women and Gender Constituency

#MindTheGAP: Feminists calling for a robust Gender Action Plan (GAP) as an outcome of the climate negotiations (COP23)
Press Release: Women & Gender Constituency hosts an action during the climate negotiations in Bonn, 7 November, 2017.

CLEEN project ends: joint activities continue!
Three years of activities have led to the creation of a network of experienced public organizations involved in local energy policies, with a focus on energy efficiency.

NGOs acknowledge vote on first ever EDC criteria - call on European Parliament to reject flawed criteria for the sake of human health and environment protection
Today, representatives of European member states from the EU pesticides committee adopted the criteria that are supposed to be used to identify endocrine disrupting chemicals (or EDCs) in the future