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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 Sunday, 07 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 6 - Climate and Health
Tags: health, gender, illness and disease, water, human rights, adaptation, women, livelihoods
The fundamental link between climate change, health and gender Yeniva Massaquoi and Latha Swamy from Women’s Environment and Development Organization explore the intrinsic link between climate change, ... [ +++ ]
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 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 December 2014 / COP 20 - Day 2 - Climate and Energy
Tags: Gender mainstreaming, renewable energy, UNFCCC, clean development mechanism, energy policy, climate change mitigation
Towards a gender-responsive mitigation framework: Learning from experiences in the energy sector Ana Victoria Rojas from ENERGIA Network discusses the imperative for gender mainstreaming in energy policies ... [ +++ ]
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