gender equality

Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: gender equality, women’s empowerment, climate justice, UNFCCC, COP20, capacity building, sustainable development
Why gender equality and women’s voices are relevant (even) in climate change discourse UN Women’s Verona Collantes emphasises the need for Parties to appreciate and understand that the new climate agreement ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 18 December 2014 / COP 20 - Wrap-up
Tags: climate justice, women’s empowerment, gender equality, inequality, resilience, human rights
Women at COP20 blast failure for real action in Lima: “Time to stop calling and start doing. Leaders, you have 12 months to get it right.” The Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC respond to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 10 - Cites, Urban Governance and Transport
Tags: women, transportation, sustainable cities, gender equality, climate change mitigation, mobility
... UN Climate Summit, over 200 cities signed the Compact of Mayors, volunteering to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 13 gigatons by 2050. This week, during COP20, city representatives gathered in Lima to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 8 - Climate Change, Development and Human Rights
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, human rights, Gender Day
Reflections from COP20, Day 8 Chiara Zanotelli and Daniele Savietto from the Youth Press Agency call for gender equality in the UNFCCC context and Jessica Olson from the Sierra Student Coalition reflects ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / Reflections
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, resilience, human rights, Gender Day
Reflections from COP20, Day 8 Chiara Zanotelli and Daniele Savietto, Youth Press Agency On Tuesday, COP20 hosted the third Gender Day, aiming to raise awareness on gender equality and the importance ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, sustainable development, COP20, conservation, agriculture
The time is now to incorporate gender considerations into environmental policy Lorena Aguilar from the International Union for Conservation of Nature explores the value of maximising gender considerations ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, India, capacity building, resilience, advocacy
All India Women’s Conference’s initiatives at national level to abate climate change Kalyani Raj from the All India Women’s Conference highlights their work to help strengthen the capacity of women across ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, UNFCCC, sustainable development, participation, 2015 climate change agreement, Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action
Time to act: Let’s make this the century of women’s empowerment and rights UN Women’s Verona Collantes underscores the need for the climate agreement in 2015 to sufficiently reflect the full range of ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, agriculture, development, participation
... 2007, the gender community has risen to the challenge to the point where gender seems to be a fixture on the climate change agenda. To get to this point has not been easy, and we still have a long way ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equality, agriculture, Nepal, rural communities, sustainable development
The silent sufferers of climate change Sonu K.C. from Green Team Nepal details the challenges faced by rural women in Nepal, and the disproportionate impacts of climate change on their livelihoods and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender equality, UNFCCC, COP20, 2015 climate change agreement, Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action, participation
Gender equality in a new climate agreement Linda Siegele and Christoph Schwarte from the Legal Response Initiative outline their suggestions for approaching gender issues within the UNFCCC negotiations. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender equality, women’s empowerment, social equity, MRV, accountability, investment, finance
Measuring, reporting and verification for women’s empowerment: The W+ Standard Nisha Onta from WOCAN stresses the need for a framework for measuring and reporting gender impacts, and presents the world’s ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 05 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: gender equality, forests, Mexico, UNFCCC, COP20
Mexico as a shining example of gender and forest policy Lorena Aguilar from the IUCN Global Gender Office presents Mexico as a leading example of successes in mainstreaming gender into national policies ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 04 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 5 - Forests, Food and Agriculture
Tags: agriculture, gender equality, women’s rights, COP20, knowledge sharing, agricultural technologies, land rights
COP20: Climate change negotiators must consider the role of rural women Claudia Ringler from the International Food Policy Research Institute highlights the crucial role of women in food production, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 3 - Disasters, Security, Loss and Damage
Tags: Gender equality, disaster risk reduction, resilience, sustainable development, social justice, Second Hyogo Framework for Action, UNFCCC, post-2015, sustainable development goals
... as the Second Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA2), recognises that, since 2005, more than one billion people were affected by disasters, including 144 million who were displaced. The HFA2 draft goes on to ... [ +++ ]