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WEP Connects With The Sustainable Futures In Africa (SFA) Network In Uganda

    Women Environmental Programme (WEP) was represented at the 3rd Annual Symposium of the Sustainable Futures for Africa (SFA). This year’s symposium themed “Thinking Forward with Strategic Planning and New Partnership” was hosted by Makarere University Uganda. Members from four(4) country hubs were in attendance, they include; Uganda, Malawi, Nigeria, Botswana and the lead research institute from The University of Glasgow. The three day symposium featured presentation from the country hub’s activities, engagement with Community structure , strategic planning process and...

WEP At The Sixty-third Session Of The Commission On The Status Of Women (CSW63) In New York

    The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11th to...

WEP At The Fourth Session of The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) In Nairobi

  The fourth session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA4) was held in Nairobi, Kenya from March 11th – 15th. The United Nations Environment Assembly is the world’s highest level decision-making body on the environment. UNEA4 brought together governments, entrepreneurs, activists and others to share ideas and commit to actions to save the environment. The assembly with its theme of “Innovative Solutions to Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production” gave the framework for shifting our global economic systems towards...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SUB-GRANTS

 WOMEN2030 SUB-GRANTS – BURKINA FASO, TOGO, CAMEROUN AND TUNISIA   1. Background Women Environmental Programme calls for applications from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to support the implementation of activities under her European Union (EU)-supported project titled: Women CSOs networking to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as women2030. The overall objective of this project is to build capacity of women’s and gender civil society organizations to advance local, national and regional gender-responsive sustainable development policies (2030 Agenda & climate), through participation...

WEP Hosts Gender Mandate 2019 Radio Show

In other to broaden the scope of discussion pertaining women in politics and governance, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) hosted talk shows on Harvest FM 103.5 Makurdi and Greetings FM 105.7 Abuja from the 23rd  of January to the 14th  of February, 2019. This platform proved excellent for female aspirants and activists who were guests to express their views on governance and development issues leading to the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. Voter education and sensitization was also achieved through this...

VACANCY AT WEP NIGERIA: Organization Secretary /Head of Human Resources

  Job Opportunity: Organization Secretary /Head of Human Resources Women Environmental Programme (WEP) seeks to urgently hire  an “OrganizationSecretary/Head of Human Resources” who will be responsible for ensuring that the organization complies with standard financial and legal practices and maintains high standards of corporate governance. Although, not strictly required to provide legal advice, he/she must have a good understanding of the laws that affect the areas of operation of the organization. He/She, will hold a strategic central position at the heart of governance operations...

WEP Hold Annual Staff Retreat For 2019

As it is custom yearly, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) organized its annual retreat to kick-start the working year 2019. The event was held at Brookville Hotels and Suites, Plot 553 Cadastral Zone Gudu District, Abuja from 14th – 15th January, 2019. The retreat provided an occasion for interaction between Board members and employees of the organization. In attendance were all WEP staff and board members. The 2019 retreat provided an avenue for WEP to review her projects/activities in the previous year...

SUPPORT WEP IN BUILDING AN EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGY FOR WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Women Environmental Programme is helping local communities to enhance their climate responses by integrating social issues, e.g. poverty alleviation and gender equality, to make adaptation more effective and viable, and create social and environmental co-benefits. WEP proposes to construct solar dryer tents to fill a gap in agricultural infrastructure for farming communities and provide affordable technology for the drying of foodstuff. This initiative will promote entrepreneurship to reinforce women’s economic empowerment. The objective of this project is to develop a more...

WEP ADVOCATES FOR BILLS TO ACHIEVE GENDER EQUALITY IN BENUE AND ZAMFARA STATES

  In bid to promote women participation at all levels of decision making, and remove all obstacles (social, political, cultural and economic) hindering women’s empowerment and inclusion in decision making and infringing on women’s rights, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has embarked on the project “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Programmes, Policies and Legislations, that Contribute Towards Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria by 2030”. This project is aimed at contributing specifically to the attainment of gender equality in Benue and Zamfara States of...

WEP Unveils “SMART” Initiatives At COP24

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) at the just concluded 24th Session of the Conference of Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) holding in Katowice, Poland, presented smart projects and practices that can contribute towards achieving the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) commitments and the Paris Agreement in West Africa.   The smart projects and practices were presented at a side event the organisations collaboratively hosted at the Nigerian Pavilion at COP24, December 6, 2018. Welcoming participants to the event and...