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April 25, 2017

The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) requested the Secretariat to prepare for consideration by the Board, at its eighteenth meeting, a review and update of the Fund-wide Gender Policy and Action Plan1 adopted in decision B.09/11.2

April 24, 2017

A team of WOCAN, REDD Implementation Center and HIMAWANTI staff conducted  Focus Group Discussions in 6 Terai Districts (Nawalparasi, Bara, Bardiya, Kailali, Dang and Kapilvastu) and 1 Hill District (Dolakha) in Nepal. The FGD is part of the gender assessment of the Forest...

April 21, 2017

Nisha Onta, Regional Coordinator for Asia, presented the W+ Standard during the WEE- SERVE Asia conference on 22 April in Manila, Philippines. The conference was organized by Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA), in partnership with OXFAM and with the support...

March 31, 2017

Jeannette explained how the W+ Standard can be applied to recognize and...

March 27, 2017

Early results of WOCAN’s Gender Assessment and Roadmap work in Nepal for the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) were shared at the recent meeting of the FCPF ...

March 23, 2017

A two-day workshop on Gender and Organizational Development was conducted by the training team from WOCAN, which was organized by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) / the Embassy of Sweden on 22 and 23 March, 2017 in Bangkok. Twenty participants (7 women, 13 men) from 14 partner...

March 21, 2017

WOCAN assisted in organizing the Embassy of Sweden’s annual workshop for regional development partner organizations: CO-CREATION FOR TRANSFORMATION– Effective Delivery on SDGs through Enhanced Cross-Sectorial Interaction on March 21-22 in Bangkok. 

March 17, 2017

Jeannette participated in the Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture in Jakarta from March 14-15.

February 20, 2017

The W+ Standard Version 1.3 is now open for public comment. After an initial period of utilization, the W+ Standard has been updated.  The...

January 28, 2017

WOCAN and REDD+ IC (Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, Implementation Centre) organized the inception meeting on 23 January in Kathmandu, Nepal. There were a total of 31 participants (21 women and 10 men) representing Forestry and REDD related Government Ministries and...

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