The 17th session of the Committee for the Review the Implementation of the UNCCD Convention (CRIC 17) was held from 28 to 30 January 2019 in Georgetown, Guyana. It was held at the Arthur Chung Conference Center (ACCC). Around 200 delegates from all over the world participated including 30 Civil society organisations lead by CSO panel. During CRIC17, CSOs presented 5 priorities, through which they reminded delegates about the real concerns of the people affected by land Degradation and desertification and called upon parties to act in the best interests of the people. CRIC meetings are held once in between the sessions of the COP to review country reports submitted in compliance with the previous COP decisions.
The first session of the Ad hoc Open-ended Working Group towards a Global Pact for the Environment convened on Monday, 14 January 2019 at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya. During the week, delegates considered the report of the United Nations Secretary-General titled “GAPS IN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND ENVIRONMENT-RELATED INSTRUMENTS: TOWARDS A GLOBAL … Lire la suite de REPORT OF THE FIRST MEETING OF THE AD-HOC OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GLOBAL PACT FOR ENVIRONMENT
This is the second meeting of the group that is taking place in the United Nations Office at Geneva from 3-8 December 2018. The Republic of Togo and WELFARE TOGO are represented in the meeting. The main discussions are around 2 main issues: Information and Monitoring Delegates are exploring the information gaps, needed information tools, etc. Governance … Lire la suite de Geneva : The Republic of Togo and WELFARE TOGO are represented in the 2rd meeting on MARINE LITTER AND MICROPLASTICS: A GLOBAL CONCERN
“Nous sommes très heureux de vous accueillir au sein de notre établissement. Le thème que vous avez choisi pour cette rencontre est très important et nous interpelle tous. Conscientiser nos jeunes sur la protection de l’environnement est primordial, pour assurer un environnement saint”, a déclaré le Proviseur.
The culture of silence is the driving force behind gender based violence in Africa. This culture is cultivated by culture, traditions and spiritual believes that require women not to speak out of their ordeals at home, school, places of work and public spaces. Due this culture the voice of women is missing in decision making, … Lire la suite de BREAK THE SILENCE
About 50 years ago this tarmac road was busy with lorries and cars plying between Lome (Togo), Cotonou (Benin) and Lagos (Nigeria). It played a significant economic, social and political role in the 50s and 60s. it is now under water inside the Atlantic Ocean. The sad thing is that it is not the first … Lire la suite de CLIMATE CHANGE AND SDGs: THE INJUSTICE
À la suite du processus électoral, Mme Djatougbe Aziaka, présidente du CSO Welfare Togo a été élue nouvelle membre du panel des OSC de UNCCD (Convention des Nations Unies sur la Lutte contre la Désertification) pour l'Afrique le mandat 2018-2019. Les résultats de l'éléction sont rendu public ce 18 janvier par M.Marcos Montoiro, NGO and … Lire la suite de CSO Welfare Togo élue au Panel des CSO de UNCCD