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WEP HELD A SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL STAFF RETREAT

To commence the year 2017, WEP organized a two-day retreat for her staff and Board of Directors from the 4th to 5th of January 2017, at Sawalino Hotel in Keffi Nassarawa State, Nigeria. The aim of this year’s retreat was to help WEP review her projects/activities of the previous year (i.e.2016), plan ahead for the successful implementation of projects and activities in the year 2017 and reorient staff and board members on her aims and objectives. The retreat was also used to...

JUST CONCLUDED ‪#‎GENDERCC‬ CONSULTATIVE MEETING

In recognition of the need to carry all stakeholders along in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and Nigeria’s INDC, and specifically mainstreaming gender concerns into national policies and action plans, the Federal Ministry of Environment through the Department of Climate Change in collaboration with WEP invites you to a 2 day Stakeholders consultative workshop on gender and climate change, which holds from 13th-14th July, 2016 by 9.00am daily at Reiz Continental Hotel Central Area Abuja. The national event...

WEP’S ED, HONOURED AS ECO AMBASSADOR.

Women Environmental Programme’s Executive Director, Priscilla Achakpa has been honoured by Channels Television of Nigeria and Deutsche Welle(DW) of Germany as an Eco Ambassador for Eco@Africa, for her achievements in environmental activism. This honour was conferred on her on Saturday, 16th April, 2016, during the launch of Eco@Africa, a new co-production from DW and Channels TV that showcases innovative environmental concepts from Africa and Europe, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. ...

UPDATE FROM – CLIMATE CHANGE SUMMIT WOMEN – COP22

PRISCILLA ACHAKPA – Interview with Vogue Magazine “Where is the future of young people if we don’t do anything? ” . Priscilla Achakpa is an environmental activist from Nigeria.  As executive director of the Women Environmental Programme, Achakpa has introduced thousands of women to sustainable solutions to everyday problems, such as waste-to-energy machines that can process rice husks. In Nigeria, Achakpa says, “The impact of climate change on women is huge. The men are forced to migrate and...