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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...

WEP’s Executive Director elected as Co-Facilitator of Women’s Major Group to UNEP

Press Release 6th August 2018 Abuja, Nigeria The Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme (WEP), Dr Priscilla Achakpa has been elected as one of the Co-Facilitators of the Women’s Major Group (WMG) to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The election results confirming her emergence as one of the Co-Facilitators were announced through the listserve of WMG to UNEP on 4th of August, 2018. “Going by the votes, the new Co-Facilitators are: 1. Priscilla Achakpa-Women Environmental Programme, 2. Mrinalini Rai  – Global Forest Coalition,” announced...

WEP Volunteer and Mentorship Programme

INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND The new Vision of Women Environmental Programme as contained in the new strategic plan of the organization (2018-2028) is “a world where the lives of women and youth around the globe are positively transformed” To achieve this goal requires strategic design and implementation of programs and projects that will positively transform the lives of women and the youth. One of the ways to transform the lives of women and youth is by equipping them with relevant information and skills and providing...

Call for applications from Non-Governmental Organizations/Community-Based Organizations to support implementation of activities under the Kingdom of Netherlands-supported project

WEP wishes to engage the services of Non-Governmental Organizations/Community-Based Organizations to support in delivering on the objectives and the goal of  her Kingdom of Netherlands-supported project. Specifically, the organizations will: Conduct interactive sessions with women in rural communities of Benue and Zamfara States to determine their priorities and push for their inclusion in national and or state budgets. Monitor for effective implementation of some capital projects in the states and national budgets to ensure they deliver the intended positive results for women and...

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...