CBD

In the 20 years since their inception, the Rio Conventions have made important progress in advancing their work. Given that climate change, biodiversity and desertification are interconnected, the conventions explored possible cooperation in these areas. In response, the Joint Liaison Group among the secretariats of the CBD, the UNCCD and the UNFCCC was established in […]

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Gender and Biodiversity Technical Guide

This technical guide on gender in biodiversity is a compilation and analysis of CBD decisions and recommendations to support decision-makers, negotiators and advocates in monitoring the implementation of gender-sensitive and gender-responsive policies, programmes, and activities under the Convention. In doing so, it supports users in identifying gaps in decision-making in order to target key entry […]

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This document contains a description of the gender-specific challenges involved in implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity and the experience gained by German cooperation in this area. This document considers key issues regarding biodiversity from a gender perspective, the inter-dependency between gender and biodiversity in CBD work programs, changes in rules governing access to genetic resources, other legally binding international agreements on gender and biological diversity, and recommendations for how a gender perspective needs to be incorporated into the CBD.

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Mainstreaming gender equality and equity in ABS governance

This document seeks to provide an overview of the relationship between gender and realisation of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s objectives, in particular the objective on the fair and equitable sharing of benefits derived from access to and use of biological and genetic resources and traditional knowledge. This document is intended to assist those engaged in promoting gender equity and equality in CBD actions.

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