Monthly Archives: March 2019

WEP Connects With The Sustainable Futures In Africa (SFA) Network In Uganda

    Women Environmental Programme (WEP) was represented at the 3rd Annual Symposium of the Sustainable Futures for Africa (SFA). This year’s symposium themed “Thinking Forward with Strategic Planning and New Partnership” was hosted by Makarere University Uganda. Members from four(4) country hubs were in attendance, they include; Uganda, Malawi, Nigeria, Botswana and the lead research institute from The University of Glasgow. The three day symposium featured presentation from the country hub’s activities, engagement with Community structure , strategic planning process and...

WEP At The Sixty-third Session Of The Commission On The Status Of Women (CSW63) In New York

    The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11th to...

WEP At The Fourth Session of The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) In Nairobi

  The fourth session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA4) was held in Nairobi, Kenya from March 11th – 15th. The United Nations Environment Assembly is the world’s highest level decision-making body on the environment. UNEA4 brought together governments, entrepreneurs, activists and others to share ideas and commit to actions to save the environment. The assembly with its theme of “Innovative Solutions to Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production” gave the framework for shifting our global economic systems towards...