GECCO webinar: How gender-responsive methodologies can support Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)

GECCO webinar: How gender-responsive methodologies can support Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) The next webinar in a series on gender and renewable energy by the GECCO Energy team. Friday, January 27, 2017 from 9:00 EST / 15:00 CET Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place institutionally, through national policies and reforms, and through project development […]

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An inside view: A Climate Change Gender Action Plan for a Caribbean Island

An inside view: A Climate Change Gender Action Plan for a Caribbean Island By Christine Lacayo December 19, 2016 For the past few months, I’ve been working remotely with the DC-based International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO), supporting several different projects related to climate change and gender issues. Christine Lacayo, IUCN […]

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Gender & the Convention on Biological Diversity: From policy to practice

Gender & the Convention on Biological Diversity: From policy to practice December 12, 2016 Recognizing women’s roles as primary land and resource managers is central to the success of biodiversity policies. A recent analysis by IUCN’s Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform finds that of 254 total National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP) reports […]

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GECCO Webinar: Political economy: A tool for addressing gender in the energy sector

GECCO Webinar: Political economy: A tool for addressing gender in the energy sector The next webinar in a series on gender and renewable energy by the GECCO Energy team. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:00am EST While efforts at integrating gender considerations into climate change mitigation and the renewable energy sector have progressed over the years, most […]

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Women and wetlands: the hidden side of conservation solutions

Women and wetlands: the hidden side of conservation solutions October 19, 2016 By Lorena Aguilar and Maggie Roth Melissa Wurramarrba, Karmelina Daniels and Daphne Daniels are three Aboriginal women rangers working as a part of the Yugal Mangi Rangers programme in the Northern Territory of Australia. There they oversee tasks such as controlled burning of […]

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An inside view of the EGI: Barbara Clabots

An inside view of the EGI: Barbara Clabots   This post was written by EGI Intern Barbara Clabots. August 28, 2016   I’ve worked with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) over the past 18 months, and my role has been to research and analyze data for the Environment […]

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Fall Internship Opportunity  August 19, 2016   IUCN Global Gender Office is seeking a Fall intern! The intern with be a current graduate student or have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as gender, sustainable development, environment, climate change, and/or the social sciences with outstanding written and oral communication skills in English and French. Responsibilities […]

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EGI: New report on gender and protected areas

EGI: New report gender and protected areas April 2016 The IUCN Environment and Gender Information (EGI) team is pleased to announce the release of a new report on gender and protected areas. In this study, the EGI team investigates reporting on women’s participation in the conservation and management of protected areas by using national reports to […]

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