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WECF and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Breast Cancer: Policy and Prevention

WECF training programmes and capacity building on gender and sustainability

International “Nesting” programme – A Healthy Environment for Healthy Children

Women's Major Group -Sustainable Development Goals and the Post 2015 Development Agenda

WECF representation in international and UN policy processes

Safe and Sustainable Sanitation for Women and Girls

EDC Free Coalition Public Consultation

Asbestos: a silent killer on a global scale – substitute it now!

WHO European Environment and Health Process (EEHP)

EVENT: WHO 6th Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, Ostrava

EVENT: Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions Conference of the Parties, 2017

EVENT: Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards, COP22, Marrakesh

EVENT: WECF on the road to the COP22

Women and Gender Constituency at UNFCCC

Women's Global Call for Climate Justice

EVENT: WECF at the COP21

Don't Nuke the Climate - Paris 2015

Gender E3 Working Group in the European Parliament

Women and Gender Constituency at COP20 Lima, Peru

UNECEs 5th MOP to the Aarhus Convention, Maastricht 2014

Nuclear Power is not a solution to climate change – plug into renewables

WECF at the COP19 in Warsaw: Climate Finance and Gender Equality

International ‘Safe Toys’ Coalition – toxic free children products

Online discussion group INTERA

UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 - Rio +20

Toxic free beauty - safe cosmetics

The Golden Nuclear Fuelrod Award

ToNi-Finder - WECF's Map for Sustainable School Toilets and Nitrate Levels

Children's Environmental Health Award 2010

Children's Environmental Action Plan for Europe

REACH - Eliminating Toxic Chemicals in the EU

WECF on the road to COP21

UN climate change conference in Paris in December

Countries: Europe
Donors: Private donors
Partners: GCSA,HEAL
Issues: Energy & Climate; Gender & Rights
Duration: 11/2015 - 01/2016

As momentum is gathering for the international climate negotiations in Paris this December, WECF is engaged in the Women Climate Gender Coalition to put pressure on governments ahead of this important milestone.
With a series events over the coming months, WECF will raise awareness about the impacts of climate change and the co-benefits of mitigation measures, and encourage health officials to take action regarding the climate change and health.
WECF will be involved in a number of high-level events and summits, debating with policy-makers and national and international actors involved in climate policy. WECF’s Executive Director Sascha Gabizon and Climate & Energy Director Sabine Bock will be present in Paris to discuss the importance of taking action
WECF’s activities come at a time where some positive signs are pointing towards a decarbonized, cleaner and healthier future. As the Vatican has elevated climate action to a moral imperative, calls for a healthier environment. it becomes clear that the current level of ambition is not adequate to face the challenges climate change is posing. Studies show that the earlier we start cutting emissions, the higher the positive effects on our health will be. Therefore, WECF is pushing for an ambitious, clear and binding international agreement in Paris.
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COP delegations:  For many years WECF has regularly sent delegations to the COP negotiations, flagging up the issue of climate change and women's issues and helping to frame climate mitigation policies through the language of gender and health co-benefits. To find out more about being part of our COP21 health delegation, please contact us.
WECF is a member of the GCSA, of HEAL, the Health and Environment Alliance, that will also be present focusing on the health aspects of climate change and of the Women and Gender Climate Constituency.

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Don´t Nuke the Climate Conference at COP21
During Gender Day at the COP21 in Paris last december WECF organised a side event on nucleair energy, together with partners WISE International and as part of the Women and Gender constituency

Historic climate agreement reflects real world change, but for women this will be far too slow
Reality Check on the Paris Agreement from the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) 12 December 2015

Historisch klimaatakkoord laat echte verandering zien, maar voor vrouwen zal dit veel te langzaam gaan
Reality Check doorde Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) van het Parijse Klimaatakkoord

In the media: WECF at the COP21
WECF had her voice heard in meeting rooms and to the public via interviews in Le Monde, Libération, Elle, Klimaretter and Bavarian TV news

Georgian Prime Minister praises WECF’s NAMA project
In his speech at the COP21, Georgian prime minister Irakli Gharibashvili mentioned the important work that WECF has done to mitigate climate change in his country

Vrouwen vragen om rechtvaardige actie van wereldleiders in Parijs
De belangrijkste eisen van vrouwen voor de klimaattop in Parijs

"We're Women for Climate Justice"
WECF and Women and Gender Constituency at the COP21 joined ten thousand others in a human chain through the centre of Paris

"Wij zijn vrouwen voor klimaatgerechtigheid"
WECF en de Women and Gender Constituency vergezelden tien duizenden anderen bij de COP21 in een menselijke ketting door het centrum van Parijs

Women demand just action from world leaders in Paris
Women’s Key Demands for COP21

Case Study: gender-sensitive climate mitigation action - NAMA
Recommendations, best practices and lessons learned from developing the first „Gender Sensitive“ NAMA - National Appropriate Mitigation Action, in Georgia

Gender Just Climate Awards Winners at COP 21 in Paris, a publication by WECF and WGC
Gender equality and women's human rights are fundamental to combating climate change

Atomkraft ist kein Klimaretter
Petition zum Weltklimagipfel

Climate Agreement is non-just, non-equal and non-effective, says Women and Gender Constituency
WGC in Bonn issues angry statement on ‘Non-Paper’ for a ‘Non-Effective’ ‘Non-Just’ ‘Non-Equal’ Climate Agreement COP21 Paris

News on the Women’s Call for Global Climate Justice

Women’s Global Call for Climate Justice
WECF on the road to COP21
23.09.2015 | WICF Campaign

WECF on the road to COP21
UN climate change conference in Paris in December

Don’t Nuke the Climate
WECF co-launches international campaign to keep nuclear power out of climate negotiations in Paris in December 2015