Asociacion Civil Wounmain Waneesia

Organization's name: Asociacion Civil Wounmain Waneesia
Organization's acronym: ACWW
Headquarters address  
Address: Barrio Torito Fernandez
Avenida 111F Local 79L-122
Maracaibo - Zulia
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Phone: 58 4146366344
Fax: 58 261 327 7559
Email: asociacioncivilww@gmail.com
Web site: http://festivalcineindigena.blogspot.com/
Organization type: Indigenous Peoples Organizations
Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Business and Industry
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Culture
  • Decolonization
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Food
  • Governance
  • Habitat
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Information
  • Intellectual Property
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Media
  • Micro-Credit
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • Population
  • Private Sector
  • Refugees
  • Social Development
  • Sports for Peace and Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Trade and Development
  • Values
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women and the media
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making

Population:
  • International migration
  • Morbidity and mortality
  • Population distribution and internal migration
  • Population growth
  • Population structure
  • Reproduction, family formation and the status of women

Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Cooperative
  • Disabled persons
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

Statistics:
  • Civil registration systems
  • Country or region codes
  • Crime and criminal justice statistics
  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Development indicators
  • Disability Statistics
  • Environmental Accounts
  • Geographical names
  • Household Statistics
  • Informal Sector Statistics
  • International Comparison Programme
  • International Economic and Social Classifications
  • International migration
  • Labour and Compensation
  • Methodological publications in statistics
  • National accounting
  • Official statistics, principles and practices
  • Population and housing censuses
  • Poverty statistics
  • Price and Quantity Statistics
  • Services Statistics
  • Social Statistics and Social Monitoring
  • Statistical activities classification
  • Statistics on international trade in services
  • Time-use statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Atmosphere
  • Biodiversity
  • Biotechnology
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Consumption and production patterns
  • Demographics
  • Desertification and Drought
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Indicators
  • Industrial development
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Institutional arrangements
  • Integrated decision-making
  • International cooperation for an enabling environment
  • International law
  • Land management
  • Major Groups
  • Marine Resources
  • Means of Implementation (Trade, Finance, Technology, Tranfer, etc.)
  • Mountains
  • Oceans and seas
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Science
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Sustainable development of SIDS
  • Technology
  • Trade and environment
  • Transport

NEPAD:
  • Agriculture and Food Security
  • Climate Change and Natural Resource Management
  • Crosscutting issues (Gender and Capacity Development)
  • Economic and Corporate Governance
  • Human Development
  • Regional Integration and Infrastructure
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2006
Year of registration (YYYY): 2006
Organizational structure: The supreme authority and direction of the Association resides in the General Assembly of associates who perform whenever the Board it demands to do so, and its decisions are binding on all partners, even for those who have not attended them. La suprema autoridad y dirección de la Asociación reside en la Asamblea General de asociados que se realizara cada vez que la Junta Directiva lo crea pertinente, y sus decisiones son obligatorias para todos los asociados, inclusive para las que hubieran asistido a ellas.
Number and type of members: These statutes were approved by the Constituent Assembly of the Association and the same act was elected the Board, being conformed as follows: Coordination of Media Arts, Production and Research Coordination Literary, Cultural Coordination, Planning and Coordination project Coordination Public Relations and communications, coordination of Finance and General Coordination. Los presentes estatutos fueron aprobados por la Asamblea Constitutiva de la Asociación y en el mismo acto fue elegida la Junta Directiva, quedando conformada de la siguiente manera: Coordinación de Artes Audiovisuales, Coordinación de Producciones e Investigaciones Literarias, Coordinación de Cultura, Coordinación de Planes y Proyectos, Coordinación de Relaciones Publicas y Comunicacionales, Coordinación de Finanzas y Coordinación General.
Affiliation with NGO networks: The advisory boards of PeruVine/PeruDigital, the Ethnographic Digital Laboratory of the University of Central Florida and the International Ethnobotanical Association, CLACPI, Fundacion Wayuunaiki, Red de Comunicación del Pueblo Wayuu
Funding structure:
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Grants from Governments
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Funds from Religious Institutions
  • Fees for providing consulting or research services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Other sources
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Workers and trade unions
  • Scientific and technological communities
  • Children and youth
  • Local authorities
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Farmers
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: Our members have had the chance to be scholars for the Indigenous Fellowship Programme (IFP), The Greenland-based International Center of Indigenous Peoples (ITCIP), An exhibition entitled “The Right to Water and Indigenous Peoples” in the Main Gallery of the Visitors Lobby, at United Nations Headquarters, marking the tenth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. V Taller V sub-regional para América Latina y el Caribe sobre el Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica (CBD), incluyendo cuestiones pertinentes al Artículo 8(j), Conocimiento Tradicional y Acceso y participación en los beneficios, Brasilia, Brasil, del 02 al 04 de Junio de 2010. ( V sub-regional workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), including issues relevant to Article 8 (j), traditional knowledge and access and benefit sharing, Brasilia, Brazil, from 02 to June 4, 2010)
Affiliation with other organizations: The advisory boards of PeruVine/PeruDigital, the Ethnographic Digital Laboratory of the University of Central Florida and the International Ethnobotanical Association, CLACPI, Fundacion Wayuunaiki, Red de Comunicación del Pueblo Wayuu, Muestra de Cine Indigena de Venezuela, Cineminga, Daupara Muestra de Cine Indígena de Colombia, Revista Yepan, Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu.
Statements or documents submitted
Commission on Sustainable Development:
RIGHT TO WATER AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ EXHIBITION AT UNITED NATIONS http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2011/note6308.doc.htm A dynamic year of indigenous communication http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2012/10/201210101017176645.html Wayuu Filmmaker Speaks About Indigenous Media in Venezuela http://venezuela-us.org/2012/05/11/wayuu-filmmaker-speaks-about-indigenous-media-in-venezuela/ Indigenous media, participatory democracy and language revitalisation in Abya Yala and Aotearoa: The centrality of language in indigenous transformation http://www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/events/template/event_item.jsp?cid=444936 2011 Expanding Documentary Conference - Guest Presenters http://www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/study-areas/communications/profile/research/expanding-documentary/keynote-speakers New Zealand: In Aotearoa - New Zealand The Communication And Documentary Experience Of Indigenous Wayuu Shared http://indigenouspeoplesissues.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13444:new-zealand-in-aotearoa-new-zealand-the-communication-and-documentary-experience-of-indigenous-wayuu-shared&catid=28&Itemid=61 Weaving Networks for the International Year of Indigenous communication http://www.commarts.uws.edu.au/gmjau/v5_2011_2/tokita_starrett_Essay.html

Social Development

Accreditation to: Indigenous Forum
Affiliation with other organizations: The advisory boards of PeruVine/PeruDigital, the Ethnographic Digital Laboratory of the University of Central Florida and the International Ethnobotanical Association, CLACPI, Fundacion Wayuunaiki, Red de Comunicación del Pueblo Wayuu, Muestra de Cine Indigena de Venezuela, Cineminga, Daupara Muestra de Cine Indígena de Colombia, Revista Yepan, Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuu.