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WEDO on Capitol Hill- Population, Health and Environment in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Monday, February 24th, 2014

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 …

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Achieving a Fund-Wide Gender-Sensitive Approach in the Green Climate Fund: Recommendations for the 6th Meeting of the GCF Board

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

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 …

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WEDO at Congressional Briefing on Population, Health, & Environment

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

[ 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

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Women’s Major Group Briefing Papers for 7th Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

Monday, January 6th, 2014

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 Cities and Human Settlements & Sustainable Transport
[English] [Spanish] [French]

Sustainable Consumption and Production, including

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Women Building Resilience Toward A Responsible Future

Monday, January 6th, 2014

[ January 7, 2014; 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

Women’s Major Group Side Event for: 7th Session of Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

*Please note a change from the title in the online program* Responsible Decision-making for Building a Resilient Future: An analytical view of the role of women and the need to change consumption and production patterns to transition toward a future ready to face climate change (title in program)

Date: January 7, 2014

Hour: 6:15-7:30 PM

Place: Conference Room 7 in the North Lawn

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