Gender equality is fundamental to achieving sustainable development, as recognized by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—explicitly in SDG 5 on gender equality, and as a prerequisite to achieving other SDGs, from improved education to health to addressing climate change. By actively engaging both women and men in all segments of society, countries can tap into […]
Asia LEDS Partnership Webinar: Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector: Applications in Madhya Pradesh, India June 2, 2016 This webinar is a cooperation of the Asia LEDS Partnership and the Energy Working Group of LEDS GP, the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO)* initiative, a five-year program launched by USAID and IUCN in 2014 […]
Si bien los esfuerzos para la integración de las consideraciones de género en el cambio climático y la energía han progresado durante varios años, existe un vacío importante de conocimiento sobre el género y la energía renovable a gran escala, así como las implicaciones de género de los instrumentos de política de inversión limpias. El […]
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 effectively, efficiently, and equitably respond to climate change, countries must develop gender-responsive mitigation and adaptation strategies—not least because women are among those disproportionately and adversely affected by climate change and are seldom included in relevant decision-making processes to identify and implement solutions. Mitigation actions are measures undertaken to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and […]
In 2012, Bhutan launched its Carbon Neutral Strategy (CNS) as a follow-up to the carbon neutral commitments pledged by the government during the Copenhagen UNFCCC-COP15 meeting in 2009. With the support of the UNDP Low-Emission Capacity Building Programme, the government is undertaking the design of NAMAs, LEDS and MRV across a number of key sectors […]
It is a great achievement indeed for the government of Bangladesh to be able to prepare and publish the Climate Change and Gender Action Plan (ccGAP).
The Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative is a fiveyear program launched by USAID and IUCN in 2014. GECCO’s overall goal is to leverage advancements in women’s empowerment and gender equality through, and for, the benefit of climate change and development outcomes.