Women possess unique knowledge and skills crucial to mitigate, adapt, and build resilience to climate change and other environmental, social, economic, and political risks. Ensuring that women’s voices inform sound policy making is critical to environmental management and improved livelihoods.
Climate finance can catalyse the much-needed transition to zero-carbon and climate-resilient development while also fostering equitable social policy, including gender equality and women’s empowerment.
This working paper explores the extent to which the two agendas are aligned in a concrete way by identifying examples of climate actions in the INDCs that have the potential to generate mutual benefits with the SDGs.
The pocket guides are designed to provide negotiators with a brief history of the negotiations on the topic; a ready reference to the key decisions that have already been adopted; and a brief analysis of the outstanding issues from a developing country perspective. These Guides will be mainly web-based, and updated annually.
With the approval of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Gender Action Plan at COP23, Lorena Aguilar and Ambassador reflect on the importance of the milestone decision on integrating gender throughout the UNFCCC in this op-ed published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
This briefing paper explores the key human rights and envi-ronmental and social principles set forth in the preamble of the Paris Agreement.
This report provides an overview of progress to date, including challenges, gaps, and opportunities in the integration of women’s empowerment and gender equality into national climate policy and action—particularly as countries begin implementation of their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
El segundo webinar de la serie de GECCO Energía para Latinoamérica tiene como objetivo plantear la base para entender algunas de las medidas de mitigación existentes, la forma en como estas pueden colaborar a los compromisos nacionales y la manera en la cual es posible integrar las consideraciones de género en su desarrollo.
This webinar recording, “How gender-responsive methodologies can support Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
Intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) are a critically important tool for the advancement of the ultimate objective of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, which is to stabilise greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that will prevent dangerous climate change. While the principal purpose of the INDCs is to encourage […]