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WEP TRAINS CSOs IN 10 STATES, CARRY OUT GENDER ASSESSMENT

In the first quarter of this year, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) convened a National Training of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) drawn from different states of Nigeria on Gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), under her “Women CSOs Networking to Realize the SDGs, aka Women2030” project, supported by the European Union. The training equipped the CSOs with deeper knowledge of SDGs and gender. This knowledge is to be used by the CSOs to effectively monitor implementation of SDGs in the states,...

WEP DEVELOPS NEW STRATEGIC DOCUMENT

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has developed a new strategic document that will give direction to the operations of the organization for the next 10 years, 2018-2028. This strategic document has been developed with support from the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), under its Coaching Project aimed at strengthening governance frameworks in women’s organizations. The development of this strategic document was facilitated by AWDF’s Consultant, Dr. Yene Assegid, in a four-day workshop that held from 24th – 27th of July, 2017 at Ajuji...

Transition vers une économie verte inclusive L’ONG WEP- BF renforce les capacités des MPMEs pour les aider à y parvenir

En vue de soutenir la transition vers une économie verte et conformément au Projet SWITCH AFRICA GREEN (SAG) dont elle assure la mise en œuvre,  l’ONG Women Environmental Programme Burkina (WEP-BF), a organisé, pour la quatrième fois, un atelier de  formation sur l’efficacité des ressources, le production propre et la symbiose industrielle au profit des techniciens des micro, petites et moyennes entreprises, les  27 et 28 juin 2017, en  partenariat avec la Table ronde africaine sur la consommation...

WEP CELEBRATES HER 20 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) will be celebrating her 20 years of existence as a Non-Governmental Organization this year. This event will be marked with the theme: “Celebrating 20 Years of Accomplishments and Service to Humanity.” The event will feature activities such as paper presentation, documentary showcasing WEP’s achievements, entertainment, side events and lots more. Expected to be in attendance are our partners, beneficiaries, media, government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and well-wishers. The event is scheduled to hold as follows: Date: 27th July, 2017 Venue:...

ASSESSING THE STATE OF INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN FCT: THE MIXED LESSONS

By Women Environmental Programme We might not have had the opportunity to learn what we learnt, or visit some of the communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria that we visited. We may not have had the opportunity to listen to the communities, neither would the communities have had the opportunity to tell us their stories concerning their development needs with confidence that we can solve them or help amplify their voices. We may not have had this wonderful opportunity...

WEP Burkina Faso participates at Climate Change Adaptation Forum

The NGO Care International and all its partners, namely, the Environment and Development in Africa (ENDA), the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group, invited 80 actors of several domains from public et private sectors of 23 countries, in Senegal to attend the Adaptation Learning Programme (ALP). It was a great opportunity to strengthen the capacity of all actors by providing a platform for multi-actor learning and exchange...

AWDF Trains WEP’s Board of Directors and Management Staff on Civil Society Governance

In the last quarter of 2016, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) benefitted from the African Women Development Fund’s (AWDF) Feminist Leaders and Governance Coaching Project. The 9-month coaching project on leadership and governance was aimed at strengthening the leadership capacity and governance frameworks of women organizations in Africa for transformational change for women and girls. Kick-starting the coaching project, AWDF organized a Chief Executive Officers (CEO) forum which took place from 15 – 17 November 2016 at the...

WEP Trains women-focused CSOs on Gender and SDGs – As the world commemorates another International Women’s Day

WEP TRAINS WOMEN-FOCUSED CSOs ON GENDER AND SDGs – AS THE WORLD COMMEMORATES ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Congratulations to all women all over the world as we mark the 2017 International Women’s Day! Every 8 of March is celebrated around the world as International Women’s Day, to recognize the achievements made by women in political, economic and social development of the society at all levels, ranging from the family, community, subnational, national and global levels. This Day is also meant to drive home the...

A visit by WSSCC’s Executive Director Dr. Chris Williams to Nigeria

Dr. Chris Williams, the Executive Director of Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) visited Nigeria in February, 2017. The aim of the this visit was to strengthen WSSCC’s engagement with government and to ensure government’s commitment at all levels to mobilise resources to improve water, sanitation and hygiene services in Nigeria towards achieving SDG 6. While in Nigeria, Dr. Chris Williams in company of Priscilla Achakpa, WSSCC’s National Coordinator and Engr. Ebele Okeke, WSSCC’s WASH Ambassador and United Purpose’s team,...

Training of MSMEs on RECP and Industrial Symbiosis

Thanks to Switch Africa Green Project (SAG) entitled: «Enhancing resource productivity and environmental performance of MSMEs in Burkina through the Concept of Industrial Symbiosis», the third training on Resources Efficiency and Cleaner Production (RECP) and Industrial Symbiosis (IS) for the benefit of MSMEs was done on January 26 and 27, 2017, by Women Environmental Programme Burkina Faso (WEP BF), in Ouagadougou. In Burkina Faso, Micro, small and middle size enterprises (MSMEs) have benefited from a training on Industrial Symbiosis (IS) and...

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