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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...

WEP ASSESSES GENDER-RESPONSIVENESS OF BENUE STATE POLICIES AND LEGISLATIONS

Supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands, Women Environmental Programme (WEP), carried out assessment of policies and legislations of Benue State, to ascertain how well these policies and legislations have addresses gender issues and how well they will contribute to the actualization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is part of the activities under her project “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Programmes, Policies and Legislations, that Contribute Towards Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria by 2030.” WEP had in March 2017, engaged a Consultant,...

WEP TRAINS BENUE STATE LEGISLATORS, EXECUTIVES AND AIDS, ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN PROGRAMMES, POLICIES AND LEGISLATIONS

Nigeria is a signatory to several United Nations and African Union Instruments that promote and protect rights of women and encourage their participation in decision-making. Some of these instruments are: United Nations Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); the African Charter on Human Rights; the Beijing Platform for Action; the Rio Declaration of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development; Sustainable Development Goals etc. All these instruments have one provision or the other on...

WEP TRAINS CSOs IN 10 STATES, CARRY OUT GENDER ASSESSMENT

In the first quarter of this year, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) convened a National Training of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) drawn from different states of Nigeria on Gender and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), under her “Women CSOs Networking to Realize the SDGs, aka Women2030” project, supported by the European Union. The training equipped the CSOs with deeper knowledge of SDGs and gender. This knowledge is to be used by the CSOs to effectively monitor implementation of SDGs in the states,...