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PRESS RELEASES

Media requests and inquiries may be directed to: 
katherine@wecaninternational.org 
(Communications & Outreach Coordinator)

April 22, 2024

WECAN Launches the "Escazú Agreement Toolkit for Women Land Defenders and Frontline Communities” During Escazú COP3

April 22, 2024

WECAN lanza la "Caja de herramientas del Acuerdo de Escazú para mujeres defensoras de la tierra y comunidades de primera línea" en el marco de la 3ra Conferencia de las Partes del Acuerdo de Escazú

April 15, 2024

Media Advisory: Indigenous Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change to Speak Out at Public Event During United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

April 10, 2024

Line 5 Pipeline: DOJ Draws Rebuke from Green Groups, Businesses

March 20, 2024

Civil Society Organizations Host a Series of Workshops for Financial Institutions to Align with Human and Indigenous Rights and Efforts for a Just Transition

March 13, 2024

Indigenous Leaders and Environmental Groups Deliver Petitions Urging Army Corps of Engineers to Address Line 5 Pipeline Impacts

January 30, 2024

Alaska Native Tribes, Southeast Alaska Businesses and Forest Advocates Defend Tongass National Forest’s Roadless Rule

December 10, 2023

COP28 Press Conference: Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions at COP28 and Beyond

December 9, 2023

Calls to Action from Women Leading Fossil Fuel Phaseout and A Just Transition - COP28 Press Conference

December 7, 2023

COP28 Event: Calls to Action from Indigenous Women Leaders from the Brazilian Amazon

December 5, 2023

Rights of Nature: A Systemic Solution to the Climate Crisis - COP28 Press Conference

December 3, 2023

COP28 Side Event: Frontline Women Leaders Advocate for Climate Justice, Fossil Fuel Phaseout, and Urgent Action

December 1, 2023

Indigenous Women from the Amazon: Calls for Urgent Action | COP28 Press Conference

November 30, 2023

To Stay Below 1.5C, Governments Must Aim for Real Zero
Not Net Zero Commitments – A New Policy Analysis

September 20, 2023

New Report Highlights the Gendered and Racial Impacts of the Fossil Fuel Industry in North America and Complicit Financial Institutions

September 19, 2023

To Advance a Just Transition, Governments Must Invest in the Care Economy – A New Report

September 6, 2023

“Violence on the Land is Violence on our Bodies”: Appalachian Frontline Women’s Divestment Delegation Highlights Dangers of Mountain Valley Pipeline in Meeting with UBS Bank

August 7, 2023

Indigenous Leaders, Local Communities, and Environmental Groups Take Action to Urge an Immediate Shut Down of Line 5

July 6, 2023

Tribal Nations and Advocacy Groups Respond as Enbridge Appeals Shutdown Order

June 15, 2023

500+ International Groups: Biden Must Stop Fossil Fuel Expansion Ahead of September Climate Summit

June 6, 2023

Bill to Provide Lasting Protections for Tongass National Forest, Roadless Areas Nationwide Introduced By Rep. Gallego (D-AZ)

May 31, 2023

The TNFD Shows That Global Corporations Will Not Solve The Biodiversity Crisis

May 25, 2023

Indigenous Women Leaders & over 150 Groups Urge the Biden Administration to Immediately Shut Down Line 5 Due to Imminent Threat of Rupture

May 15, 2023

Indigenous Leaders, Environmental Groups, and Concerned Citizens Call on Canada to Shut Down Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline

May 11, 2023

MEDIA ADVISORY: Indigenous Leaders, International Groups, and Concerned Citizens to Deliver Letter to Canadian Parliament Calling for Ministers to Shut Down Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline

March 22, 2023

Women’s Network Calls For Action on the Water Crisis on World Water Day and During the UN Water Conference

March 21, 2023

Civil Society Organizations Host a Series of Workshops for Financial Institutions to Align with Human and Indigenous Rights and Efforts for a Just Transition

March 13, 2023

WECAN Reacts to Biden Administration’s Approval of the Disastrous Willow Project

January 25, 2023

U.S. Forest Service restores critical protections to Tongass National Forest

November 16, 2022

Women Leaders Discuss Ways to Shape a Healthy and Equitable Future

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