The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International is a solutions-based, multi-faceted organization established to engage women worldwide in policy advocacy, on-the-ground projects, direct action, trainings, and movement building for global climate justice.

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2020 Events

  • February 5 - WECAN International Network Wide Call, Online

    • More information about the call can be found here.​

  • January 18 - Women's March, California & Oregon​​

  • January 10 - Chase Bank Protest with Stop the Money Pipeline Campaign, Washington D.C.​

2019 Events

  • WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP25 - Madrid, Spain

    • December 11 - UN Side Event, Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change​

    • December 10 - U.N. Press Conference, Toward a Feminist Green New Deal

    • December 10 U.N. Press Conference: Women for Climate Justice on the Frontlines of Systemic Change

    • December 9 U.N. Press Conference, Indigenous Women From the Amazon: Calls to Action

    • December 9 - U.N. Press Conference, Rights of Nature

    • December 8 - People's Climate Summit, Rights of Nature as a Powerful Tool for System Change

    • December 7 - People's Climate Summit, Frontline Women Protecting and Defending Rights, Land, Communities and Climate​

    • December 6 - Mass Climate Strike Mobilization

    • For full coverage of our COP25 delegation please see this blog.

  • September 23 - 27 - Climate Week - New York City, NY

    • September 24 - Launch of a Feminist Agenda for the Green New Deal

    • September 24 - Women on the Frontlines of Climate Solutions

    • September 23 - No Greenwashing at the Principles for Responsible Banking -                                                                                                     Direct Action

    • More information about all events can be found in our past newsletter.​

  • September 20 - Women for Climate Justice Contingent at the San Francisco                                                                                        Climate Strike, San Francisco, CA

    • More information about this event can be found in our past newsletter.​

  • September 20 - New York City Climate Strike, New York City, NY

    • More information about this event can be found in our past newsletter.​

  • September 19 - Protecting Our Forests by Ending Tropical Standards, Sacramento, CA

  • July 30 - Indigenous Women's Divestment Delegation, Toronto, CA

    • Full coverage of this delegation can be found here.

  • June 22 - Turn Out for the Tongass Rally - Juneau, Alaska

    • More information about this event can be found in our past newsletter.​

  • May 22 - Indigenous Women on the Frontlines of Fossil Fuel Resistance, Online Training 

  • April 22 - 26 - United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues,                                                                                                Eighteenth Session, New York City, NY

    • April 25 - Indigenous Women Land Defenders of the Americas:                                                                                                                        Protecting Forests, Climate, and Communities - WECAN Official                                                                                                                              United Nations Side Event

    • April 23 - Indigenous Women of the Americas Protecting Mother Earth

    • April 23 - Stand with Indigenous Peoples of Brazil and the Amazon -                                                                                                                   Rally and Petition Delivery

    • More information about all events can be found in our past newsletter.

  • April 3 - Women For Forests, Online Training

    • More information about this training can be found here.​

  • January 18 - Women for Climate Justice Contingent at the San Francisco Women's March, San Francisco

2018 Events

  • December 3-14 - WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP24, Katowice, Poland

  • November 26 - WECAN at United Nation Convention on Biological Diversity - "Implementation of the CBD and Environmental Democracy through Human Rights, Nature Rights and the Escazu Agreement", Egypt

  • October - Indigenous Women's Divestment Delegation To New York City & Washington DC

    • Full coverage of this delegation can be found here.​

  • September - WECAN at GCAS, San Francisco, CA

  • September 6 - Press Conference: Women Kick-Off Global Climate Action Summit - Stories and Solutions From Grassroots, Frontline, and Indigenous Women, Online

  • July - Sarayaku 'Kawsak Sacha', 'Living Forest' Launch - Ecuador

  • July 21 - #Women4ClimateJustice Art Build, Richmond, CA​​

  • April -  Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation, Germany & Switzerland

    • April 26 - Indigenous Women's Divestment Delegation To Europe Event, Zurich, Switzerland

    • Full coverage of this delegation can be found here.

  • April  - WECAN at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, New York City, NY

  • April 4 - Women For Forests, Online Training

  • May 31 - Rights of Nature: Protecting and Defending the Places We Live, Online Training​​

  • February 27 - Indigenous Women On The Frontlines: Report-Backs & Calls To Action, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

2017 Events

  • November 6-17 - WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP23 - Bonn, Germany

    • ​Women Leading Solutions On The Frontlines of Climate Change, Bonn, Germany

    • COP23 Press Conference -    November 2017    Bonn, Germany

    • COP23 Side Event -    November 2017    Bonn, Germany

    • COP23 Press Conference -     November 2017    Bonn, Germany

  • November - International Launch of the 'Women Speak' Research & Storytelling Database

  • October - Indigenous Women's Divestment Delegation To Europe

    • Full coverage of the delegation can be found here.​

  • June - Women for Soils: Restorative Small-Scale Farming and Carbon Sequestration, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

  • May - Reclaiming Our Democracy: Resistance and Renewal, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

  • March 25 - April 5 - Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation, Norway & Switzerland

    • Full coverage of the delegation can be found here.​

  • January 21 - #Women4ClimateJustice Contingent at the Women's March on Washington , Washington DC

2016 Events

  • November 7-18 -  WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP22 - Marrakech, Morocco

    • November 4 - Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

      • Watch this event here.

      • November 16 - COP22 Press Conference - Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    • Novemer 16 - COP22 Side Event - Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    • November 17 - COP22 Press Conference - Indigenous Rights and Rights of Nature: Foundations for Systemic Change in Climate Solutions

      • More information about the COP22 delegation can be found here.​

  • September 15 - ​#NoNewLeases Actions in Washington DC, Washington DC

  • July 15 - WECAN Coordinators at the Mediterranean Youth Climate Forum, Tangiers, Morocco

    • More information can be found here.​

  • May 2016 - International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, Hawaii

    • IUCN Event -  A Deep Dive on Gender and Environment: Exploring the Policy Landscape, Strategies in Action, and Women’s Frontlines Solutions

    • IUCN Press Conference - Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    • IUCN Press Conference - Rights Of Nature

    • More information on these events can be found here.

  • May 2016 - Women for 100% Renewable Energy: From Installation to Advocacy, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

  • May 12 - Indigenous Women of the Americas Protecting Mother Earth: Struggles and Climate Solutions, New York City, NY

    • More information on this event can be found here.​

  • April 25 - Rights of Nature: Protecting and Defending the Places We Live, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

  • April 5 - Direct Action and Non-Violent Civil Disobedience: Tools for your Advocacy Work, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

  • March 16 - Health and Climate Change: What Is At Stake, What Can Be Done?, Online Training

    • More information on this training can be found here.​

  • March 10 - Women of Ecuadorian Amazon and International Allies Stand For Protection of the Amazon Rainforest. Quito, Ecuador

    • More information on this event can be found here.​

2015 Events

  • November 30 - December 12 - WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP21 - Paris, France

    • December 7 - Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change – Paris

    • December  - COP21 Side Event

    • December  - Frontline Women's COP21 Press Conference 

    • December 1 - Rights of Mother Earth, Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, and Women's Rights Panel

 

  • November 21 - Andean Walk for the Climate - La Paz, Bolivia

    • More information about this event can be found here.

  • September 2015 - WECAN at the Social Good Summit - New York City

 

  • July 28 - Rights of Nature & Community Rights: Protecting & Defending the Places We Live - Online

    • More information about this event can be found here.

  • July 8 - Women on the Frontlines of Climate Change: Resistance & Solutions - Online

    • More information about this event can be found here.

  • June 23-25 - Health & Climate Change: What Is At Stake, What Can Be Done? -  Online

    • More information about this event can be found here.

 

  • June 4-5 - Women for 100% Renewable Energy- From Installation to Advocacy - Online

    • More information about this event can be found here.​

  • May 2 - Osprey Orielle Lake at It’s Time 2015 – A Partnership Summit to Elevate Women’s Leadership - San Francisco, CA

    • More information about this event can be found here.​

  • March 10 - ​WECAN at Commission on Status of Women - New York City

2014 Events

  • December 1 - 12 - WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP20 - Lima, Peru

  • October 6 - The Rights of Nature and Earth Economics - Praxis Peace Institute Economics of Sustainability Conference - San Francisco

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • October 5 - People’s Tribunal on the Rights of Nature - San Francisco - San Francisco

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • September 23 - Rights of Nature and Systemic Change in Climate Solutions - New York City

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • September 22 - Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change - New York City

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • September 21 - #Women4ClimateJustice Contingent at the Peoples Climate March 2014 - New York City

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • September 2014 -  United Nation Climate Leadership Summit - New York City

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • September 21- 22 - 2014 Wall Of Women Day Of Action - Worldwide

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • September 22 - Leaders’ Forum on Women Leading the Way: Raising Ambition for Climate Action with UN Women and the Mary Robinson Foundation for Climate Justice - New York City

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • April 2014 - Earth Day San Francisco with WECAN International - San Francisco

    • More information about this event can be found here.​​

  • February 14 - Women and Climate Justice Day of Action with 1 Billion Rising - Worldwide

    • More information about this event can be found in our past newsletter.​

2013 Events

  • November 11-22 - WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP19 - Warsaw, Poland

    • WECAN International efforts at COP19 included:

    • Advocacy work inside COP19 alongside the Women and Gender Constituency.

    • Presentation of the WECAN Women’s Climate Declaration, including an action and reading of the Declaration, dedicated to the women of the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Hayian.

    • Participation in civil society direct actions.

  • September 20-23 - International Women's Earth and Climate Summit - New York City

    • More information about this event can be found on this web page.

    • More information about this event can be found at this video.

  • July 5-6 - Tar Sands Healing Delegation - Alberta, Canada

    • More information about this event can be found in our past newsletter.​