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WOMEN ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMME COLLABORATES WITH FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT LAUNCH NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON GENDER AND CLIMATE CHANGE

The Women Environmental Programme a leading development organization in Africa has once again set a milestone in its quest to mitigate effects of climate change in Nigeria.crClimate change is one of the most dreaded natural disasters plaguing different continents as of today and requires the involvement of all stakeholders’ commitment to change the tide. In view of this, Women Environmental Programme believes that for a meaningful change to be achieved, there has to be a holistic involvement of key actors...

WOMEN ENVRONMENTAL PROGRAMME (WEP) TO DEVELOP NATIONAL ACTION PLAN ON GENDER AND CLIMATE CHANGE FOR NIGERIA WITH THE BACKING FROM FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIROMENT.

  The women environntal programme (wep) in partnership with federal ministry of environment proposed an initiative to create an action plan on gender and climate change for Nigeria with the aim of ensuring national climate change in Nigeria Mainstream gender considerations and also guarantee inclusivity of all demographics in the formulation and implementation of climate change initiatives, programs and policies. The initiative has been signed into law by the President of Nigeria General Muhammadu Buhari and subsequently launched by the Honourable...

CHANGE STORY: Mentorship Programme In Communities

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) is building the capacities of young people to become more resilient to radicalization to violent extremism by enhancing their sense of belonging and self-worth. WEP is effectively instilling a sense of purpose and providing guidance to these youths through monthly mentorship sessions in their communities. These meetings provide a platform for mentees to engage, learn, share knowledge and experiences from their everyday lives. They are imparted with skills and knowledge to build a purposeful life and...

WEP TRAINS COMMUNITY MEMBERS ON ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) MECHANISMS

Existing conflicts are prominent drivers of violence extremism. Extremist groups are known to leverage on grievances from existing conflicts within and outside communities to gain access and recruit members to violent sects to cause unrest. In order to strengthen resilience to radicalization and recruitment to violent sects, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has built the capacities of locals from various communities in Ado, Agatu, Buruku, Guma, Logo and Kwande LGAs of Benue state to resolve disputes without them escalating into violent confrontations...

ACHIEVING GENDER EQUALITY: The Women2030 Project

One of the coalition of gender and women-led civil society organizations known as Women2030 coalition working under the European Union’s funded project titled: “Women CSOs networking to realize the Sustainable Development Goals), has since 2016 been working to contribute to the realization of gender equality globally. The project whose aim is to ensure gender sensitive implementation of the SDGs comprise of 5 women-led civil society organizations working with other women and gender civil society organizations around the world to achieve...

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: CONSULTANCY FOR BASELINE SURVEY ON IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE CROSS BORDER TRADE ON WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

DEADLINE EXTENTION: The deadline for applications has been extended to February 26, 2020.   CONSULTANCY FOR BASELINE SURVEY ON IMPACT OF SMALL SCALE CROSS BORDER TRADE ON WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT. WEP is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious and voluntary organization whose vision is to see a society where the environmental, economic and political rights of women, children and youths are protected. Our mission is to empower women and youths to effectively address the environmental, economic and political issues that affect...

WOMEN2030 CALL FOR SEED-GRANTS APPLICATIONS (GHANA)

 WOMEN2030 SUB-GRANTS – GHANA Applications are hereby invited from interested civil society and community-based organizations for the Women2030 seed-grants in Ghana. 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...

WEP Volunteer and Mentorship Programme

INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND The Vision of Women Environmental Programme as contained in her strategic plan (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 them with the...

JOB ADVERTISEMENT AT WEP NIGERIA: Finance and Grants Manager

JOB ADVERTISEMENT: Finance and Grants Manager – Nigeria Job Location: Abuja Women Environmental Programme (WEP), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), working extensively on governance, environment, Climate Change, peace and security in Nigeria and African Region. Women Environmental Programme is recruiting for a Finance and Grants Manager to lead her Finance Team in Nigeria. The Finance and Grants Manager will be based in Abuja, Nigeria. The Finance and Grants Manager will report to the Executive Director and will...

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...