African Women Solutions, Survival, Power

The Women Environmental Programme, based in Nigeria, will coordinate with other networks/alliances on a series of communications activities to build awareness for a just and gender-responsive climate agreement in Paris at COP21. WEP will host a consultative forum on gender and climate change, focusing on the disproportionate climate change impacts which women are most vulnerable in terms of disruption of livelihood, global inequality, sourcing for energy, and adaptation and mitigation strategies.

Description: The Women Environmental Programme, based in Nigeria, will coordinate with other networks/alliances on a series of communications activities to build awareness for a just and gender-responsive climate agreement in Paris at COP21. WEP will host a consultative forum on gender and climate change, focusing on the disproportionate climate change impacts which women are most vulnerable in terms of disruption of livelihood, global inequality, sourcing for energy, and adaptation and mitigation strategies. WEP will also launch a photo campaign, “speak out for gender justice in climate change”, aimed at key stakeholders to share messages on climate impacts and solutions.

This action is addressing: Solutions,Survival,Power

One sentence to describe the impact of this action: The actions are about raising awareness, education and communications.

Individual or Organizational action: Organization/Alliance/Network

Date of action: September to November

Place of action: Africa

Contact Information: Priscilla Achakpa

E-mail: pmachakpa@gmail.com

Name of Organization/Alliance/Network Or Team Name Women Environmental Programme (WEP)

Link to more information: http://www.wepnigeria.net

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