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WEDO honored by NCRW with 2010 Advocacy Award

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

New York, June 8, 2010 – The National Council for Research on Women (NCRW) will present its Member Center Awards 2010 for excellence in research, diversity, and advocacy during its annual conference to be held at Hunter College, CUNY, June 11-12. At a special Awards Reception, the Council will confer the following:
Advocacy AwardWomen’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
Diversity and Inclusion AwardNational Women’s Studies Association

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International Women’s Day: IUCN honors WEDO’s Cate Owren and other women leaders in climate change solutions

Monday, March 8th, 2010

New York, March 8 — Today, on the occasion of 2010 International Women’s Day (March 8), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) honors leaders who are at the forefront of women’s empowerment in climate change solutions. Cate Owren, WEDO’s Program Director, is among the honorees. It is a privilege for WEDO to be honored alongside such a remarkable group of women, all of whom are partners and allies of WEDO in the work for …

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UNEP Champion of the Earth

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

In 2006, WEDO was named a Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environmental Program for our longstanding work in the field of Sustainable Development. UNEP presented this video profile of WEDO at the awards ceremony in Singapore.

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WEDO acceptance speech as Champion of the Earth

Friday, April 21st, 2006

June Zeitlin (Executive Director) and Srilatha Batliwala (Board Chair) deliver acceptance speech on behalf of WEDO at the gala event in Singapore on April 21, 2006.
WEDO acceptance speech as Champion of the Earth (pdf)…

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WEDO Press Release: WEDO lauded as Champion of the Earth

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

Press release put out by WEDO announcing Champions of the Earth Award.
WEDO Press Release: WEDO lauded as Champion of the Earth(.doc)…

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