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CALL FOR APPLICATION: WEP Benue Office Coordinator

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Women Environmental Programme (WEP) seeks to engage the services of an office coordinator to ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of her Benue state office in Makurdi. As an Office Coordinator, you will be expected to undertake a variety of administrative duties and clerical tasks. You will be an integral part in ensuring that office operations are effectively undertaken and are successful in supporting the actualization of organizational goals. Your primary purpose is to add maximum...

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT WEP NIGERIA: Organization Secretary/Human Resource Officer

  JOB OPPORTUNITY AT WEP NIGERIA Job Title: Organizational Secretary/HR Officer Duty Station: Abuja Functional Competencies: ✅ Ability to take minutes excellently. ✅ Perform other secretarial duties. ✅ Diplomatic approach to high-profile organization staff and board members. ✅ Integrity and discretion when handling confidential information. Requirements: Proficiency in microsoft office packages and other computer softwares. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational skills, and Attention to detail. Preferred Age: 35-42yrs Minimum Academic Qualification: Bachelors in Human Resource, Administration, Law and other social sciences. Masters degree is an added advantage. Email CV and one...

WEP TRAINS WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCACY

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) organized a Capacity Building Workshop for Women’s Organizations on Environmental Advocacy at Brooksville Hotel, Lokogoma, Abuja on 19th and 20th June 2019. This two-day training is an activity on the project “Call to Action on Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Actions in Nigeria.” It is supported by Both ENDS under its Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA) program. The workshop had stakeholders drawn across the six (6) geo-political zones in Nigeria to discuss how best to mainstream...

WEP PLANTS TREES TO COMMEMORATE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2019

  World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year. The celebration of this day globally provides an opportunity to broaden the basis for an enlightened opinion and responsible conduct by individuals, organizations and communities in preserving and enhancing the environment. The theme of 2019’s celebration was Beat Air Pollution. This was inspired by the need to combat the global menace of air pollution. It serves as a call to action and advocate for a change in our everyday lives...

PRESS RELEASE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATION

27th May 2019. Abuja, Nigeria.   PRESS RELEASE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 2019 INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATION   Children are jewels of the society, they are a springboard to the future. Young, tender, loving and often innocent; these boys and girls from varying religious and ethnic origins hold out a promise of a better and more beautiful tomorrow. By virtue of dreams and hopes, these inquisitive and adventurous lot are an assurance that the millions of generations coming will live in safety and comfort. Lovely...

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...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SUB-GRANTS

 WOMEN2030 SUB-GRANTS – BURKINA FASO, TOGO, CAMEROUN AND TUNISIA   1. Background Women Environmental Programme calls for applications from Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to support the implementation of activities under her European Union (EU)-supported project titled: Women CSOs networking to realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as women2030. The overall objective of this project is to build capacity of women’s and gender civil society organizations to advance local, national and regional gender-responsive sustainable development policies (2030 Agenda & climate), through participation...

WEP Hosts Gender Mandate 2019 Radio Show

In other to broaden the scope of discussion pertaining women in politics and governance, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) hosted talk shows on Harvest FM 103.5 Makurdi and Greetings FM 105.7 Abuja from the 23rd  of January to the 14th  of February, 2019. This platform proved excellent for female aspirants and activists who were guests to express their views on governance and development issues leading to the 2019 general elections in Nigeria. Voter education and sensitization was also achieved through this...