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Gender and climate finance

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.

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Pocket Guide to Gender Equality Under the UNFCCC

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.

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U.N. plan strengthens women’s role in climate action

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.

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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 […]

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