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PANORAMA Webinar Series: Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas

This webinar was hosted on March 9, 2017. In honor of International Women’s Day, IUCN’s GGO and Global Protected Areas Programme hosted the PANORAMA series webinar “Gender Mainstreaming Solutions for Protected Areas” to highlight and champion solutions for gender-responsive programming and management in protected areas. With opening remarks by Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser for IUCN […]

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Brazil paves the way for gender equity in forest and biodiversity conservation

7 March 2017 The gender and environment landscape is slowly changing in Brazil – after several years of concerted effort by IUCN to further gender considerations, women have taken a strong lead at the forefront of biodiversity conservation and restoration efforts. On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the journey toward this achievement. Women around […]

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UICN Entrevistas Agua y Mujer

Please enjoy this short video prepared by UICN-ORMACC on women’s roles in water management, conservation, and education in the Goascorán Basin in Honduras and El Salvador. To find out more visit http://www.waterandnature.org/initiatives/bridge-building-river-dialogue-and-governance  

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GECCO Webinar: Equidad de género en el sector energético de latinoamérica

La Serie de Webinars GECCO Energía Presenta: Equidad de género en el sector energético, explorando maneras de cómo hacerlo en el contexto latinoamericano Este webinar se llevó a cabo del 16 marzo de 2017 La transversalización de las consideraciones de género en el sector energético se está llevando a través de políticas nacionales, reformas institucionales, […]

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

GECCO webinar: How gender-responsive methodologies can support Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) This webinar was hosted on January 27, 2017. Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place institutionally, through national policies and reforms, and through project development and implementation. It has been a central pillar of international commitments towards achieving universal access to modern […]

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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 as a tool for addressing gender in the energy sector

GECCO Webinar: Political economy as a tool for addressing gender in the energy sector This webinar was hosted on November 17, 2016. While efforts at integrating gender considerations into climate change mitigation and the renewable energy sector have progressed over the years, most of this progress has taken place in small-scale, community-based projects. Though these […]

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