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2022 Events

  • March 31 - Defund Formosa NYC Petition Delivery

  • March 24 - Building Systemic Change: Frontline Women-Led Solutions for Climate Justice

  • January 25 - Tongass Letter Delivery, Juneau Alaska

2021 Events

  • November - WECAN Delegation at the UNFCCC COP26 - Glasgow, Scotland

    • November  9 - Missing Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) Action

    • November 9 - COP26 Press Conference: Accelerating a Feminist Green New Deal

    • November 9 - Questioning the Paris Agreement in Feminist Pathways towards a Just and Equitable Transition

      • WECAN co-hosted this virtual event  alongside APWLD - Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, ESCR-Net, and the COP26 People’s Coalition.

    • November  9 - 'Activist Sisters,' SHE Changes Climate Day: Champions of Solutions

      • Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director, joined SHE Changes Climate  for a day of live panels. She spoke on a panel titled, “Activist Sisters,” highlighting why women are crucial in climate leadership.

      • Watch a recording here.​

    • November 8 - COP26 WECAN Formal UN Side Event: Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    • November 8 - COP26 Press Conference: Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    • November 6 - Global Day of Action for Climate Justice

    • November 5 - Global COP26 Legislators Summit

      • Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director, spoke to Parliament Ministers from around the world and other global leaders at the GLOBE COP26 Legislators Summit held Friday, November 5, at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

      • Watch a recording here.​

    • November 5 - COP26 Press Conference: Report Back from the Rights of Nature Tribunal in Glasgow: Foundations for Systemic Change in Climate Solutions

    • November 5 - COP26 Press Conference: Indigenous Women from the Amazon: Calls to Action

    • November 3-4 - 5th International Rights of Nature Tribunal​

    • See a full report back and analysis for COP26 here

  • October 26 - Delivering Climate Action: for People, Planet & Prosperity: one-day High-level Thematic Debate by the UN General Assembly

    • Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director, spoke to world governments at this urgent one-day High-level Thematic Debate held at the UN Headquarters in New York. The event was hosted by the UN President of the General Assembly to call for hope and ambition in the lead up to COP26. During her intervention, Osprey also presented the Call to Action developed as part of the Global Women's Assembly for Climate Justice. 
    • Watch the recording here

  • October 11-15 -  People vs. Fossil Fuels Action

  • September 25-30 - Global Women's Assembly for Climate Justice: Solutions from the Frontlines and the Protection and Defense of Human Rights and Nature

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  • July 15 - Building Feminist Policies for Climate Justice - Congressional Briefing

    • Katherine Quaid, WECAN Communications and Outreach Coordinator, was honored to participate in this congressional briefing hosted by the Feminist Green New Deal Coalition. ​

    • Watch the recording here.

  • May 7 - Global #DefundLine3 Action

  • April 27 - Indigenous Women Land Defenders, Protection of Nature and Human Rights, and the Escazú Agreement

    • Held in parallel to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues​

    • Watch the recording here. 

  • April 19 - Women and Feminists Act for Climate Justice

  • April 16 - Listening Circle: Rights of Nature, Ecocide and Restorative Justice

    • Organized by the Global Rights of Nature, Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director was honored to be a panelist for this discussion. ​

  • April 9 - Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines

    • held as part of the Global Just Recovery Gathering Event​.

  • April 1 - Gender, Race and Climate Justice: National and Global Policy Perspectives Webinar

    • Organized by the Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights, Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director was honored to be a speaker for this powerful panel discussion.​

2020 Events

  • December 11 - Feminist Green New Deal Dialogue with DiemTV

  • October 1 - Indigenous Rights & Women’s Leadership are Central to Divestment Strategies

  • September 23 - Ratifying the Escazú Agreement: Women for Human Rights & The Defense of Nature Forum

  • August 27 - Women for Forests and Future Generations: Defending Communities from Pandemics and Climate Chaos

  • June 26 -  Artists United for Amazonia: Protecting the Protectors Livestream to Benefit the Amazon Emergency Fund

  • May 28 - Structuring an Economy for People and Planet in the Time of Climate Crisis and COVID-19

  • April 29 - Resilience and a Just Recovery Through a Feminist Green New Deal, Online

    • WECAN joined the Feminist Green New Deal Coalition during a Women's March call to discuss the principles and practices of the Feminist Green New Deal. Watch the recording here.​

  • April 22 - April 25 - Earth Week, Online

    • April 23​ - Women on the Frontlines of the Climate and COVID-19 Crises: Struggles & Solutions 

      • Watch the recording, which took place during the national Earth Day Live event, here.​ 

    • April 23 - Indigenous Women's Divestment Delegations Discussion - Divest Invest Protect & WECAN International

      • Watch the recording, which took place during the national Earth Day Live event, here.​

    • April 24 - Resilience and a Just Recovery through a Feminist Green New Deal - The Feminist Green New Deal Coalition

    • April 24 - Growing Resilience - Earth Optimism Summit

      • WECAN Communications Coordinator, Katherine Quaid joined a panel discussion as part of the Smithsonian Institute's Earth Optimism Summit to discuss common themes for making modern food systems resilient, nourishing, and equitable. ​

    • April 25 - Why Nature Needs ½ and Other Visions for a Systems-based Sustainable Future

      • Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director, participated in this EarthxWomen panel discussion reflecting on the lessons and learnings of the dual crises of COVID-19 and climate chaos rooted in the dominant culture's disconnect from and disrespect of Nature and each other.​

  • 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.​