The power of women: combating blizzards, droughts and the changing climate

The power of women: combating blizzards, droughts and the changing climate In the past seven days, the east coast of the United States was hammered with one of the biggest snowstorms it has ever seen and a breaking report was published stating that 2015 broke records as hottest year in history by about 0.14°C. All around […]

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GECCO Webinar: COP21 implications for implementing mitigation activities

Gender equality and mitigation: COP21 implications for implementing mitigation activities The third webinar in a series on gender and renewable energy by the GECCO Energy team. Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00-11:30 AM EST Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development, increasing energy access […]

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Webinar recording: Gender & Access to Energy Development in LEDS

Webinar recording: Gender & Access to Energy Development in LEDS On December 10, 2015, IUCN in collaboration with the LEDS LAC Regional Platform hosted a webinar on gender and access to energy development in low emission development strategies (LEDS). To watch the full recording (in Spanish) and learn more, please click here.

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GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change

GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change In preparation for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21), GGO has created new knowledge products to enhance understanding on gender and climate change. The following publications have been released in Paris at […]

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The IUCN Global Gender Office has developed new Environment and Gender Index (EGI) datasets in preparation of UNFCCC COP21. This data and accompanying factsheets will be shared and promoted at COP21 in Paris this week and next. To learn more about GGO’s priorities and schedule at COP21, read this post. EGI Brief: Gender & Mitigation Actions Key […]

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GGO & UNFCCC COP21 Events Climate change is a threat to every single human being on the planet; yet no one knows for sure what the severity of its future effects will be. Working together, our advocacy and support, in synergy with similar efforts from many other diverse sectors and actors, can help move governments to act […]

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GECCO webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure

GECCO webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development—increasing energy access and providing a low emission development pathways for many around the world. It has been a central pillar of the commitments towards achieving universal access to modern energy […]

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Webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure

Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure: What we know, what we need & the out-of-the-box opportunities On Friday, November 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT the GECCO Energy team will host “Gender in large-scale infrastructure: What we know, what we need & the out-of-the-box opportunities” — the second webinar in a series on gender and renewable energy. Gender […]

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GECCO webinar: Gender equality in the energy sector: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment

GECCO webinar: Gender equality in the energy sector: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies to institutional reforms and project development, ultimately increasing energy access and providing low emission development pathways for many around the world. Gender has been a central pillar of […]

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