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Launch of the International Women's Earth and Climate Initiative Online Solutions Forum

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International Women's Earth & Climate Initiative (IWECI)
—a project of the Women's Earth & Climate Caucus in partnership with eraGlobal Alliance—

is pleased to announce the launch of the IWECI

Online Solutions Forum
www.iweci.org

 

Friday, March 8, 2013
International Women's Day

Join women leaders from around the world by contributing your voice to the chorus of women (and men) demanding climate change action and sustainability solutions! 

Network and collaborate with others.

We invite you to share your 
ideas • research • projects • green businesses • campaigns

 

Your compiled work will be presented to the delegates at the International 100 Women Summit for Climate Change and Sustainability Solutions, September 2013 in New York.

The Summit Outcome Documents and Online Solutions Forum will be used for international strategic planning, advocacy and unified actions. We will present our outcomes to everyone from grassroots leaders to Heads of State; from local governments to UN meetings (connecting to the post 2015 Agenda, UNFCCC and others), from neighborhood gatherings to international conferences such as the Clinton Global Initiative.

Inspire Others, Network, Share Your Ideas,
Bring About Systemic Change, Let Your Voice be Heard! 

Join the Dialogue www.iweci.org


Thank you for your participation!

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WHY IWECI?
Global climate change is no longer a distant warning but is rapidly approaching a tipping point of no return. Scientists admonish that the chance to prevent the worst impacts of climate change will be “lost forever” unless the global community changes course immediately.

It is internationally recognized that women bear a heavier burden from the impacts of climate change, yet it is also known they are key to implementing climate change and sustainability solutions.

Learn more at www.iweci.org
 


IWECI to engage women to take action!
The International Women's Earth and Climate Initiative (IWECI) is designed to accelerate a holistic Global Women's Earth & Climate Action Movement, recognizing and promoting women as powerful stakeholders in climate change and sustainability solutions.

IWECI utilizes networking, partnerships, projects, trainings, alliances, consumer choice campaigns, and economic and social action to move forward its solutions-based work, directly addressing threats and helping implement solutions and projects on the ground. Bringing together a coalition of women from civil society, grassroots activists, Indigenous and business leaders, policy makers and culture shapers – from the Global South and the Global North – IWECI is determined to stop the escalation of climate change and environmental degradation. Understanding that this work requires ongoing dedication, IWECI is a long-term initiative.

Visit www.iweci.org to learn more

 


IWECI’s 2013 AGENDA
To learn more, please visit www.iweci.org

Online Solutions Forum  - to spark project collaborations, sustainable business opportunities, and campaigns designed to advance long-term cross-cultural, cross-sector, cross-generational and cross-socioeconomic networking and mobilization.

International Day of Action (September 7, 2013) - creating a global photo mosaic of women promoting  “Women for Earth and Future Generations”.

The International 100 Women Summit for Climate Change Action and Sustainability Solutions (September 20 – 23, 2013) in New York
- a gathering of 100 women leaders dedicated to addressing solutions for climate change and environmental degradation. With interactive live-stream vision hubs for worldwide participation.

Solution Spotlight, Projects & Action Campaigns - promoting best-practice solutions, on the ground sustainable projects that deliver benefits to both women and the environment, and engaging in projects, trainings and action campaigns focused on the most pressing issues.

The North American Gathering - date TBD , San Francisco. To engage women in the US to mobilize for resilient community trainings, green business networking, projects and in support of concerted climate and energy policies for the US.

Learn more


Women are living on the frontlines of climate change, and are ready to be active partners in dealing with climate change. If the international community is serious about addressing climate change, it must recognize women as a fundamental part of the climate solution.
—Wangari Maathai

 

 

The Time is Now! Share Your Ideas at iweci.org

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IWECI is a project of the non-profit organization, the Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC) and its primary partner, eraGlobal Alliance. Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder/President of WECC, is Founder/Co-Director of IWECI. Sally Ranney, Founder of eraGlobal Alliance and President of the American Renewable Energy Institute  (AREI), is Co-Director of IWECI.

For more information, please contact:
Osprey Orielle Lake | Osprey@iwecc.org

 

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