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WECF and Women Major Group at UNEP governing council meeting, February 2013

WECF leads the Women's Major Group at UNEP and coordinated the interventions by the WMG members at the UNEP Governing Council.

26.02.2013 |WECF

Women MG representatives proposed recommendations for the decisions which governments are taking on chemicals safety, environmental justice, finance and sustainable development goals.

The WMG representatives are coordinated through an elected core-group of four members. Currently, those members are:
  • Ms Caroline Usikpedo, Niger Delta Womens Movement on Peace and Development, Nigeria
  • Isis Alvarez, Global Forest Coalition, Colombia
  • Alice Odingo, Soroptomists, Kenya
  • Sascha Gabizon, WECF International, Netherlands

Other focal points and members of the Women's Major Group included Tess Vistro (APWLD, Philippines), Meena Bilgi (India), Mildren Mkandla (Earth Care, Zimbabe), Queensley Ajukayakpe (Women Environment Programme, Nigeria) and Juliet Duff (Irish Doctors for the Environment).

See interventions:
1. Queensley Ajukayakpe
2. Iris Alvarez
3. Caroline Usikpedo

4. Meena Bilgi

5. Juliet Duff

6. Caroline Usikpedo

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