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Women’s Mobilizing Meeting for the People’s Climate March

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

[ July 24, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

NEW YORK (July, 17 2014)– In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change.

Igniting ambition, action and urgency to this moment, in New York City there will be an unprecedented climate mobilization – in size, beauty, and impact. This moment will not be just about New York or the United States. Heads of state from around the world will be there, as will the attention …

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Honoring Wangari Maathai- Watch LIVE & Share Memories

Monday, May 19th, 2014

[ May 19, 2014; 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm. ]

NEW YORK (May 19, 2013)– Today, Monday, May 19, 2014, WEDO is honored to co-host a celebration and tribute honoring the life and legacy of our great friend, visionary, sister and ally, Professor Wangari Muta Maathai.

Through the unveiling of a plaque to mark a tree planted by Wangari Maathai on May 17, 2005, as well as the planting of a new Dogwood tree gifted by the New York City Department of Parks and …

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Raising the Bar for REDD+: Strengthening the Role of Women and Gender Equality

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

[ May 12, 2014 to May 16, 2014. ]

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) could help countries meet global mitigation targets by providing financial incentives to preserve important habitats while empowering local communities, improving forest governance, and improving livelihood opportunities. Recently, donors and advocates for gender equality in the environment sector have been working to ensure that REDD+ frameworks also protect women’s rights and interests and empower women as leaders and agents of change. Notable strides have been made, including UN …

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Mobilizing Climate Action: WEDO Open House & Networking Event

Monday, March 10th, 2014

[ March 19, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]


Please join WEDO and partners for an informal open-house & networking event

In parallel to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), WEDO is pleased to invite you to an informal networking evening for feminist and climate activists to meet, share, learn and spark action for mobilization and impact in 2014, towards a peaceful and healthy planet.

 Download invite here!

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

6:30pm – 9:00pm

At the …

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Sustainable Solutions to Ending Climate Chaos: How to Make 2015 Matter

Monday, March 10th, 2014

[ March 19, 2014; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ]

Event Description: A truly transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda which works to ensure women’s human rights and gender equality requires urgent, legally binding action to combat climate change. Climate change is undoubtedly one of the world’s most pressing issues- the impacts of which are already eroding the achievement of sustainable development and poverty eradication for regions, countries and people around the globe- threatening to exacerbate already growing inequality worldwide. Climate change must be understood as a

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