Yearly Archives: 2018

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...

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...