IIED: Animating the universal ambition of the SDGs

IIED: Animating the universal ambition of the SDGs The Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDGs) aspirational, wide-reaching agenda for change is brought to life in a new animation, commissioned by IIED. “Bringing the ‪SDGs‬ to life: real change for real people” seeks to capture the universal ambition set out in the 17 draft SDGs by focusing on the lives and […]

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Countdown for climate action—are 10 days enough?

Countdown for climate action—are 10 days enough? The clock is ticking and the countdown has begun. As of June 30, there are less than five months left before the leaders of the world meet in Paris at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to make commitments […]

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An inside view: Rebecca Snyder

An inside view of GGO: Rebecca Snyder Greetings from New York! Having completed my first three weeks as a student in Columbia University’s MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, I appreciate all I learned during my time as an intern at the Global Gender Office and the important work being carried out by the […]

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GGO switches on to renewable energy with GECCO initiative

GGO switches on to renewable energy with GECCO initiative What is GECCO Energy? While efforts at integrating gender considerations into climate change and energy have progressed over a number of years, they tend to focus on the household scale and there is a significant knowledge gap on gender and large-scale renewable energy, as well as […]

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“Ingeniosas”

“Ingeniosas” “Ingeniosas” es el nombre del concurso sobre innovación organizado por Hivos y la Oficina Global de Género (UICN). Esta iniciativa, impulsada desde el Programa Sociedades Verdes de Hivos, busca promover el rol creador e innovador de las mujeres en el marco del uso y creación de energías renovables en Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, […]

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Apply now! “Ingenious Women” Energy Contest in Latin America

“Ingenious Women” Energy Contest “Ingenious Women” is an innovation contest organized by Hivos and GGO. The initiative, promoted by HIVOS’ Green Societies Program, seeks to promote the creative and innovative role of women within the use and creation of renewable energy in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Peru. The aim is to demonstrate that, in addition to being beneficiaries of fairer access to […]

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In-session workshop on gender-responsive climate policy with a focus on mitigation action and technology development and transfer GGO has been in Bonn, Germany, participating in the 42nd sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 42) and the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 42), as well as the June session of the […]

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SE4All’s Clean Energy is Life campaign

SE4All’s Clean Energy is Life campaign Sustainable Energy for All has recently launched a new campaign to highlight the severe health toll taken by lack of clean energy for household cooking, heating and lighting, and in health facilities. Every year, 4.3 million lives are lost to diseases caused by indoor smoke from cooking, heating, oil lamps […]

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IUCN & GCP launch gender & REDD+ feature on the REDD Desk

IUCN and the Global Canopy Programme launch gender and REDD+ feature on the REDD Desk knowledge sharing platform The Global Gender Office (GGO) of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), and the Global Canopy Programme (GCP), are pleased to announce a partnership to integrate gender into the REDD Desk platform—the largest online collaborative resource […]

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TWO-YEAR PROGRAMME ON GENDER UNDER THE UNFCCC

TWO-YEAR PROGRAMME ON GENDER UNDER THE UNFCCC The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) in December 2014 in Lima provided the world with an important milestone to advance the issue of gender equality in relation to addressing climate change. The decision, the Lima Work Programme on Gender […]

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