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WECAN Middle East/North Africa Announces Renewable Energy and Women’s Climate Justice Trainings


The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International is thrilled to announce the next phase of our Regional Climate Solutions Program in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) Region.


On the evening of March 28th, 30th and April 1, 2016 – women across the MENA region are invited to join WECAN and local coordinators, Fadoua Brour and Imene Hadjer Bouchair, for an online training focused on building a MENA ‘Women and Communities for 100% Renewables and Climate Justice Project’, and engaging in in-depth analysis on local and global climate justice movement building in the lead up to the U.N COP22 climate talks, to be held in Morocco in 2016.


The training aims to build the MENA region movement of women for climate justice and solutions in advance of COP22; strengthen competencies and equip participants with new skills and knowledge around the theme of climate change, climate education and media; provide systemic analysis of the root causes of climate change and real on-the-ground solutions, renewable energy and other related topics; strengthen local collaboration to implement sustainable activities in the field of climate change across the Middle East/North Africa; and take next steps in developing women led, on-the-ground local climate initiatives into 2016.


The training presents an excellent opportunity for networking with other women and organizational leaders from across the region, and for local women to be connected to the global women’s movement for climate justice.


WHEN: March 28th, 30th & April 1, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm GMT

HOW: This training will be held on Zoom, a free program similar to Skype. You can join the training by calling in via phone, or using your computer or smartphone internet connection.

Join by computer/internet connection:Click here to download Zoom before the callClick here to join the callOR join by phoneClick here to find the dial-in number for your countryAt the time of the call, dial your country number and enter the meeting code below


Meeting ID: 415 415 2016


We encourage all interested participants to SAVE THE DATE and confirm their participation by March 10.


To confirm your participation and receive more detailed training information, please email WECAN MENA Coordinators Imene at <imene.h.bouchair@gmail.com> or Fadoua Brour <fadoua.alci@gmail.com>

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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