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Rotterdam Convention in crisis, say civil society groups
Handful of countries highjack international agreement, intended to protect human health and environment
10.05.2013 | WECF & ROCA
WECF-partner Ormax wins UN “Water for Life Best Practice Award”
Ormax won for its project coordinated by WECF the prize in the second category of “Water for Life Best Practice”
22.03.2013 | UN water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication
Winners announced of WECF Ecosan Toilet Photo Competition
Oleg Rotari, Knarik Grigoryan and Surayo Saidova of Ormax are winners of the WECF Ecosan Toilet Photo Award
21.03.2013 | WECF
One Million Signatures for Water as a Human Right !
This week the first up and running European Citizens Initiative (ECI) ‘Water is a Human Right' made history as also being the first ECI in the history of the European Union to have collected over 1 million signatures.
12.02.2013 | Press release EPSU
Midnight at the Oasis - UNFCCC decision on Inclusion of Gender Equality
Women in Europe for a Common Future’s Long Vigil in Doha: “We’re Deeply Disappointed in UN Climate Meeting Outcome for a Lack of Vision and Ambition; However COP 18’s Recognition of Gender Equality is a Bright Spot on a Dark Night”
10.12.2012 | WECF
Cooperation for protecting Central Asian climate and water source
Civil society networks from Central Asian countries agree on cooperation in the frameworks of the UNECE Transboundary Water Convention
16.10.2012 | WECF, BIOM, Social Ecofund Kazakhstan
WECF greatly worried by publication on cancer effect of GMOs
“Governments have to guarantee our right to live in a healthy environment”
24.09.2012 | WECF
Rio+20: Women “Disappointed and Outraged”
Women’s Major Group Releases Final Statement on the Outcomes of Rio+20: "We believe that the governments of the world have failed women, future generations and our beautiful but fragile planet earth"
24.06.2012 | Women's Major Group Press Release
Grassroots women from around the world receive prestigious "Women's Rio+20 Good Practice Awards"
Grassroots women from around the world receive prestigious "Women's Rio+20 Good Practice Awards" from eight women Ministers in 21 June Ceremony and Reception at Rio Centro
22.06.2012 | WECF Press Release
One million signatures for water as a Human Right has started!
On April 1st the first European Citizens Initiative (ECI) on water was registered at the European Commission (EC). This ECI is sponsored by the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) and it enjoys broad support from WECF and many other representatives from civil society at European level
21.06.2012 | EPSU Press Release supported by WECF