Climate Change

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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Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) Brochure

AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]

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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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Pacific Gender and Climate Change Toolkit

The Pacific Gender and Climate Change toolkit is designed to support climate change practitioners in the Pacific islands region to integrate gender into their programmes and projects. It is aimed at climate change professionals working in national governments, non-governmental organizations, regional and international organizations who are involved in managing and implementing climate change programmes.

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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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Zambia Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) Report

With the development of Zambia’s first Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP:ZM), the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) will endeavour to take action on women’s leadership in the context of climate change. Without such plans in place, a country’s climate change policy and planning is often genderblind. Understandably, it is important to note […]

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