UK: Turning promises into progress for Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Rights

GADN UK: The Beijing Conference on Women marked an important moment in the struggle for gender equality and the rights of women and girls but, twenty years on, what’s changed? For a start, gender is now firmly on the agenda at least here in the UK. Internationally too there is more talk of gender equality … Continue reading UK: Turning promises into progress for Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Rights

A request to WTO to extend waiver for pharmaceutical products

As civil society organizations concerned with ensuring prompt availability of affordable medicines in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) we call on World Trade Oorganization (WTO) Members to unconditionally accord the LDC Group an extension of the transition period with respect to pharmaceutical products and waivers from obligations under Article 70.8 (mailbox obligation) and Article70.9 (exclusive marketing … Continue reading A request to WTO to extend waiver for pharmaceutical products

Open letter to EU-CELAC Summit

Members and representatives of diverse collectives and organizations from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean, who are meeting in Brussels have sent an open letter to all governments attending the second EU-CELAC summit. The CSOs organized and participated in the Days of Mobilization for Peoples Sovereignty against TNC Corporate power and the Architecture of … Continue reading Open letter to EU-CELAC Summit

States at CELAC-EU Summit should do more to eradicate violence against women

Civil Society urges the Heads of State at the CELAC-EU Summit taking place at this moment in Brussels (10 and 11 June) to take effective measures to guarantee that progress is made in the eradication of violence against women. Civil society organisations in Latin America and Europe are convinced that the eradication of violence against … Continue reading States at CELAC-EU Summit should do more to eradicate violence against women

Days of Mobilization around EU-Latin America Summit, 8-11 June, 2015

Days of Mobilization Reclaiming Peoples Sovereignty against the Corporate-led Trade and Investment Architecture On the occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit In Brussels, 8–10 June 2015 On 10 and 11 June, Heads of State and Government from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (In Spanish CELAC) and the European Union (EU) will meet in … Continue reading Days of Mobilization around EU-Latin America Summit, 8-11 June, 2015

WIDE+ Newsletter | May 2015, Issue # 2

*** NEWS FROM WIDE+ *** Days of Mobilization around EU-Latin America Summit, 8-11 June, 2015 https://wideplus.org/days-of-mobilization-around-eu-latin-america-summit-8-11-june-2 CSW 2015 celebrated Beijing+20 with record large participation but limited space for CSOs https://wideplus.org/csw-2015-celebrated-beijing20-with-record-large-participation-but-limited-space-for-csos/ WIDE+ joins EWL statement on latest disappointing UN Commission of the Status of Women Declaration UK: Turning promises into progress for Gender Equality and Women's and Girls' … Continue reading WIDE+ Newsletter | May 2015, Issue # 2