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GENDER-RESPONSIVENESS ASSESSMENT

Supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands, Women Environmental Programme (WEP), carried out assessment of policies and legislations of Benue State, to ascertain how well these policies and legislations have addresses gender issues and how well they will contribute to the actualization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is part of the activities under her project “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Programmes, Policies and Legislations, that Contribute Towards Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria by 2030.” WEP had in March 2017, engaged a Consultant,...

POLICY CONSULTATION ON SDGS IN NIGERIA

  Women Environmental Programme (WEP), on 27 June, 2018 at The Consort Luxury Suites, Plot 799 Kaura District, Abuja, organized a policy consultation on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This policy consultation was part of the activities of the Women2030 project, which created a platform for different stakeholders to discuss Nigeria’s SDGs’ plans, policies and programmes, and make necessary recommendations that will help the country realize the SDGs. Stakeholders at the event were drawn from the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of...

SUB-GRANTS TO WOMEN AND GENDER CSOS IN NIGERIA

  WEP has provided sub-grants of 1000 Euros each, under the Women2030 project,  to 11 women and gender CSOs in Nigeria to implement activities that promote gender equality and contribute to the overall attainment of SDGs in the country. The organizations and activities supported are: Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st): Capacity building of policy makers and women’s CSOs and awareness raising on climate change and the UNFCCC’s Gender Action Plan (GAP) in Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States of Nigeria. The aim is for policy makers...

DIGITAL/CREATIVE COMPUTER LABORATORIES DONATED TO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

On the 11th of September, 2018 students from Shangev-ya Community Secondary School Koti and Turan Community Secondary School Jato-Aka in Kwande LGA of Benue State were donated solar powered digital/creative computer laboratories. The facilities were built as part of the initiative of PREVENTING RECRUITMENT AND RADICALIZATION TO VIOLENT EXTREMISM OF IN-SCHOOL YOUTH on the project CONNECTING WOMEN AND YOUTH IN VIOLENT EXTREMIST PRONE AREAS THROUGH EMPOWERMENT AND SKILLS ACQUISITION IN BENUE STATE. This project which has five (5) initiatives receives funding and technical...

WEP ROUNDS UP SERIES OF HIGH LEVEL ADVOCACY MEETINGS WITH LEADERSHIP OF SELECTED POLITICAL PARTIES IN NIGERIA.

As part of efforts to promote women participation in politics and leadership, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women with funding from the Government of Canada supported a series of High Level Advocacy Meetings with leaderships of 4 political parties to discuss with a view of addressing the challenges faced by women in securing political appointments and elective offices. Women Environmental Programme (WEP) implemented this project in Nigeria with oversight from UN Women, who led...

JOB ADVERTISEMENT AT WEP NIGERIA: Finance and Grants Manager

JOB ADVERTISEMENT: Finance and Grants Manager – Nigeria Job Location: Abuja Women Environmental Programme (WEP), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), working extensively on governance, environment, Climate Change, peace and security in Nigeria and African Region. Women Environmental Programme is recruiting for a Finance and Grants Manager to lead her Finance Team in Nigeria. The Finance and Grants Manager will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. The Finance and Grants Manager will report to the Executive Director and will...

HIGH LEVEL ADVOCACY MEETING WITH NATIONAL LEADERSHIP OF PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC PARTY (PDP)

The fourth meeting in the series of “High Level Advocacy Meetings With Political Party Leaderships” by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of women, supported by the Government of Canada and implemented by Women Enveronmental Programme (WEP) on women political empowerment and leadership was held with the national leadership of People’s Democratic Party(PDP) at the PDP Legacy house in Maitama district, Abuja. Presenting the women leaders to the party executives, the National Woman Leader of the...

WEP BUILDS SOLAR DYER TENT IN ADOGO COMMUNITY

A solar dryer tent has been built, commissioned and handed over to Adogo community of Buruku L.G.A of Benue State, Nigeria by Women Environmental Programme. The atmosphere at the handing over ceremony was rousing, residents of the community showed up in large number to witness as the facility was presented to them. Giving a background of the project at the handover ceremony, the Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme (WEP), Dr. Priscilla Achakpa introduced the solar dryer tent as a...

HIGH LEVEL ADVOCACY MEETING WITH APGA LEADERSHIP

A team from Women Environmental Programme led by the Executive Director Dr. Priscilla Achakpa had a high level advocacy meeting with the leadership of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) on the 13th of August, 2018. This the third “One day High Level Advocacy Meeting with Political Party Leadership” that WEP has organized. It was held in Awka, Anambra State with funding support from the Canadian Government through the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women under...