women

Created on Thursday, 17 December 2015 / COP 21 - Wrap-up Edition
Tags: UN Women, UNFCCC, Paris Agreement, Green Climate Fund, gender, finance
Statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the adoption of the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 4 - Energy and Water
Tags: women, sustainable energy, decentralised energy, renewable energy, gender balance
Women and sustainable energy access UN Women make the case for gender differentiated policies that ensure women – as the primary energy managers in developing countries – can lead the renewable energy ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women, gender, climate, UN Women, Sustainable Development Goals
The 2015 climate agreement must recognise it: Women are key actors in climate solutions UN Women call for the amplification of women’s voices in all aspects of the fight against climate change.   ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: Gender, climate change, women, education, climate impacts
Cultural conceptions of gender roles: The need for a differentiated approach to resilience Sarah Opitz-Stapleton from the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group highlights, from a gender perspective, the often-overlooked ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 07 December 2015 / COP 21 - Edition 2 - Climate and Gender
Tags: gender, climate change, climate finance, women, green climate fund, finance mechanisms
Two innovations to raise the bar for gender in climate financing  Jeannette Gurung from WOCAN discusses the gender credentials of the Green Climate Fund and presents the W+ Standard, a funding accreditation ... [ +++ ]
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 equity, UNFCCC, COP20, mitigation, adaptation, capacity building, sustainable development
Gender in the climate negotiations – moving from a side issue to a common thread Stéphane Pouffary and Heather Rogers from ENERGIES 2050 summarise the significant progress made in recent years to address ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 / COP20 - Day 7 - Climate and Gender
Tags: women’s empowerment, gender equity, COP20, agriculture, forestry, Uganda
Connecting the dots: Relating forests and food to women’s empowerment and community resilience at the COP20 negotiations An interview with Gertrude Kabusimbi Kenyangi from Support for Women in Agriculture ... [ +++ ]
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 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, ... [ +++ ]
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