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IUCN World Parks Congress: Inspiring Leadership in a Changing Climate

IUCN World Parks Congress: Inspiring Leadership in a Changing Climate This past November, GGO participated in the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia. This once-a-decade Congress focuses on conservation of world parks and the issues surrounding them. At this Congress, in particular, key issues and themes focused on the challenges of development and climate […]

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2015 Momentum for Change: Call for Applications Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, governments and other key players that are taking the lead on tackling climate change can nominate their game-changing projects for a prestigious United Nations award. On January 21, the United Nations Climate Change secretariat opened the call for applications for the 2015 Momentum […]

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Integrating Gender into the UN Climate Change Negotiations

Integrating Gender into the UN Climate Change Negotiations Maria Prebble is a M.E.M Candidate in Environmental Economics and Policy at Duke University. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and Environmental Studies from Wellesley College. Maria is currently an Environment Gender Index Fellow with the IUCN Global Gender Office. Women are disproportionately adversely affected by […]

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Women wage workers dominate employment in areas of export-oriented high-value agriculture in the developing world. For instance, women represent 50% or more of employees in countries such as Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Kenya and South Africa.

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