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November 14, 2017

After a decade of work from civil society and negotiations with Member States, countries adopted the first UNFCCC Gender Action Plan (GAP). The objective of the GAP is to advance women’s full, equal and meaningful participation and promote gender-responsive climate policies...

November 14, 2017

The People-Centered Accelerator was officially launched on Nov. 14th at COP 23 with Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of SEforALL, and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for...

November 13, 2017

WOCAN co-hosted a side event at COP 23 in Bonn together with FairClimateFund and Solar Cookers International on 13 Nov. This was an opportunity for the three organizations to...

November 9, 2017
WOCAN facilitated the Gender Integrated Planning workshop for Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) on 7-9 November 2017 in Pattaya, Thailand. A training team from Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resources Management (WOCAN) conducted the workshop.
 
November 9, 2017

This year, EVPA Annual Conference took place in Oslo on 9-10 Nov.  The agenda included for the first time two sessions on gender lens investing. Maria Lee, WOCAN Assistant Director presented the W+ Standard in both sessions and explained how it could be used to measure investment’s impact on...

October 11, 2017
A two-day workshop on Mainstreaming Gender in the Organization was organized by the Mekong River Commission Secretariat with partial funding support from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) / the Embassy of Sweden on the 12 and 13 October. A training team from Women Organizing...
October 10, 2017

Almost one year has passed and we are proud to say that winning the UNFCCC 2016 award enabled WOCAN to showcase the W+ Standard as a means to make a positive impact on women’s empowerment and climate simultaneously.

October 8, 2017

The FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (RAP) commissioned Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) to organize and conduct a three-day (s) workshop on integrating gender into climate risk assessment and adaptation planning of the NAP-Ag program...

September 28, 2017

From January through May, 2017, WOCAN was contracted by the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility of the World Bank to conduct a gender assessment at the district and community level within the Emissions Reduction Program area to provide baseline information on the various social, economic and...

September 27, 2017

Jeannette presented the W+ Standard at the Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 from 27-29 September in Christchurch, New Zealand. She was the speaker in two panels which focused on ‘Social enterprise fostering inclusion and equality’ and ‘ Impact measurement and impact...

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