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MONROVIA (March 3, 2013)-- Today as we celebrate Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day, WEDO team members Andrea Quesada and Eleanor Blomstrom have arrived in Liberia for the start of a three day training on land, forest tenure & climate change in Africa.
In commemoration of International Women’s Day, 8 March, REFACOF (African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests), the Foundation for Community Initiatives, and the Rights and Resources Initiative are holding …
WASHINGTON D.C. (February 24, 2014)– On Feb. 12th, 2014 Eleanor Blomstrom, Program Director at WEDO spent the afternoon in DC speaking on an informative Population, Health & Environment (PHE) panel. Here are her thoughts from the panel, ways forward and some WEDO perspective on the topic:
What was the main purpose of this event?
Eleanor: The Congressional Briefing was an awareness-raising event to on PHE, and its role in sustainable development, for congressional staffers and …
Achieving a Fund-Wide Gender-Sensitive Approach in the Green Climate Fund: Recommendations for the 6th Meeting of the GCF Board
NEW YORK (February 18, 2014)– This week, from February 19th -21st, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will hold its fifth meeting in Bali, Indonesia. The Board will discuss key issues pertinent for the operationalization of the GCF in addition to exploring options for a Fund-wide gender-sensitive approach.
At COP17 in 2011, the Green Climate Fund (GCF) made history as the first global climate finance mechanism to include gender equality concerns at its inception by including …
[ February 12, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]
WEDO’s Program Director, Eleanor Blomstrom will speak as a panelist for a Population, Health & Environment Congressional Briefing.
Date: Feb. 12th, 2014
Hour: 12:00 PM
Place: Rayburn House Office Building, Rm B 369
New York (January 6, 2014)- Below you will find copies of briefing papers from the Women’s Major Group for the 7th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals. These papers include analysis and key recommendations by Women’s Major Group members on the specific issues being covered in this session.
Sustainable Consumption and Production, including …