Climate change

Savanne COE

Fact file Country Mauritius Province/Region Savanne Baseline score  – 2015 Latest score – 2019 68 (Winner in Rural Category for Summit 2019) Population 70,575 Number of women councillors  33 Number of men councillors  120 Joined the COE programme  2013 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit 2014, 2016, 2019 Savanne is a district of Mauritius, situated in the […]

Black River COE

  Fact file Country Mauritius Province/Region Black River Baseline score  – 2013 72 Latest score – 2018 60  Population 76,630 Number of women councillors 36 Number of men councillors 81 Joined the COE programme  2010 Anchored Entrepreneurship Programme  Yes Summit  2015 Black River District Council was among the first Councils to become a Centre Of […]

Mozambique: An environmentally friendly project

Ecological Coal Production from Urban Solid Waste- Beira Council Our work is based on some sustainable development objectives such as: Gender and climate change, Gender equality, Sanitation and Business opportunities for everyone. The initiative Ecological Coal Production from Urban Solid Waste consists of the collection of solid waste in different urban areas (supermarkets, residential waste, and […]

January 23, 2020 Themes: Climate change Programs: Gender justice and local government summit

Identifying Opportunities for action on Climate Change and Reproductive Health and Rights in Bangladesh, Indonesia and the Philippines

ARROW is a non-profit women’s NGO with a consultative status with UNESCO. ARROW champions women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). There is growing evidence that the world is experiencing climate change which will have a profound effect on people and the planet. Currently, there exists little research on the relationship between sexual and […]

Travel Life: Creating a Sustainable Tourism

Travel Life is a project aimed tackle and reverse the effect of climate change along with creating a sustainable tourism pillar in adopting the Travelife international sustainability programme for hotels and accommodations, along of working with members around the world to help improving businesses, while protecting the planet and supporting local people. It is a […]

October 9, 2019 Themes: Climate change Programs: SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Namibia: Henties Bay Town Striving forth in Provision of Land

Shack Dweller Federation of Henties Bay currently consists of eight (8) groups as a network of housing saving scheme established by Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia in association with Namibian Housing Action Group (NHAG), a memorandum of understanding was signed between SDFN and Municipality. SDFN members have been saving on a daily or weekly basis […]

Mauritius – Association Pour L’Education Des Enfants Defavorisés (APEDED) ensuring economic growth of women through micro enterprise

Operating in the field of poverty alleviation, APEDED provides education and basic necessities to underprivileged children at pre-primary, primary, secondary and tertiary levels. It primarily works with school drop-outs. In 2007, given the high rate of unemployment among women in the region of Chemin-Grenier, the organisation established a medicinal plant nursery on the roof of […]

Africa Renewal April – July 2018

UN Department of Public Information African youth demand a seat at the table Nurturing young leaders Phumzile Van Damme Women: Liberia’s guardians of peace

Swaziland: Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income

Climate Smart Agriculture, under SWADE promotes permaculture as a way of generating income and mitigating the effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in the Lowveld of Swaziland. Climate Smart Agriculture works with farmers in the lowveld of Swaziland to show them alternative ways for farming. They encourage farmers to move from sustenance farming […]

September 6, 2018 Themes: Agriculture | Climate change Programs: Protocol @ work

Namibia: The Mariental Municipality Embark on ‘Lets use our resources wisely project’

Council accept and adopted the COE concept and sign memorandum of understanding. Councillors as politicians are supporting the staff for gender mainstreaming in local authority. Councillors, staff and community trained in all stages. The aim is to get people to realize how important their care for Mother Nature truly is, and what can be done […]

August 23, 2018 Themes: Climate change | Climate Change Programs: Protocol @ work