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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
Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ): “Green people’s energy for Africa” – Establishing citizen’s energy partnerships – WECF presents Georgian energy cooperatives
Creating a decentralised and citizen-oriented energy supply for African rural areas
Further delay on flawed EDC criteria maintains unnecessary risks on human health and the environment
The criteria to identify hormone disrupting chemicals (or EDCs), for which a decision was expected today, continue to cause disagreements among EU member states.
Hazardous substances and wastes in Indonesia: Gender Dimensions
BaliFokus, Indonesia, and Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), Netherlands, organised a stakeholder meeting this week at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry office in Jakarta to address the gender dimensions of hazardous substances and waste management.
Civil society calls on EU decision makers to phase out dental amalgam
Europe will imminently decide the fate of dentistry’s most controversial procedure: the use of mercury-based dental fillings, known as amalgam.