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WEDO 2013- A Year in Review

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

NEW YORK (December 17, 2013)– Take a look back at some of the key moments and activities of WEDO’s work in 2013- promoting human rights, gender equality and the integrity of the environment. Click here for our year-end holiday email including full list of 2013 highlights.

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Partner in Focus: ABANTU for Development (Ghana)

Monday, September 9th, 2013

NEW YORK (September 9, 2013)— “ABANTU has played a pioneering role on gender and climate change in Ghana, the sub-region and Africa as a whole.” –ABANTU Director, Dr. Rose Mensah-Kutin

For several years, WEDO has worked in committed partnership with ABANTU for Development to enhance knowledge, advocacy and awareness on the linkages between women’s rights and climate change. As members of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA), ABANTU and WEDO have partnered on …

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Post-2015 and SDGs: 2 tracks or a global framework?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

NEW YORK (May 7, 2013)— by Eleanor Blomstrom

May is a busy month for the Post-Rio+20 and the Post-2015 processes. Among the upcoming meetings and events are the launch of the draft report from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) on May 7, the posting of the draft resolution for the high level political forum (hlpf) expected this week, the 3rd meeting of the Open Working Group (OWG) on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) May …

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Partner in Focus: Tess Vistro, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)

Monday, May 6th, 2013

NEW YORK (May 6, 2013)– Interview with Tess Vistro, Focal Point of the Climate Change and Gender Justice Program for the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)

WEDO: Please describe your organization’s work and main goals, as well as your specific role in the organization.

Tess: APWLD started and developed from dialogues among Asia Pacific women, when women who became part of these dialogues recognized that, while law is used as an instrument of state …

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WEDO Conversations

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Celebrating the hand-over of the Board Chair position, WEDO ED Cate Owren caught up with outgoing Chair Monique Essed Fernandes and incoming Chair Marcela Tovar Restrepo for a chat about WEDO, the women’s movement and what they both envision for a just and healthy planet. 

Cate Owren (CO): Monique and Marcela, first of all, thank you for making time to chat in your hectic schedules! We are all so busy these days, it seems –

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