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Women’s participation and gender considerations in country representation, planning and reporting to the BRS Conventions

A full report on this dataset is coming soon! The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members […]

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Plataforma de Información Sobre Género y Ambiente (EGI)

La Plataforma de Información sobre Género y Ambiente de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) tiene por objetivo transmitir–a través de base de datos y análisis– el valor de un desarrollo sostenible y conservación género-responsiva. Al proporcionar nuevos productos de información y conocimiento basados en evidencia, la Plataforma EGI orienta la […]

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Armonización legislativa: condición necesaria para enfrentar el cambio climático y conservar la biodiversidad con igualdad de género

La Evaluación de Género y Desarrollo Sostenible en la Península de Yucatán, México (EGEDS-PY) es una iniciativa de la Oficina Regional de México, América Central y el Caribe (ORMACC) y la Oficina Global de Género (OGG) de la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN). En su fase inicial, la EGEDS-PY recopiló información […]

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El género en las medidas de mitigación

Para responder de manera efcaz, efciente y equitativa al cambio climático, los países deben desarrollar estrategias de mitigación y adaptación género responsivas, toda vez que las mujeres se cuentan entre las personas más adversamente afectadas por el cambio climático, y rara vez se las incluye en los procesos de toma de decisiones para identifcar e […]

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REDD+: An opportunity for gender equality, R-PP Infographic

READINESS PREPARATION PROPOSALS REDD+ projects support developing countries in reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, while promoting sustainable conservation and management of forest resources. Readiness Preparation Proposals (R-PPs) are submitted by REDD+ Country Participants to the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility. R-PPs from 45 countries were analyzed for keyword frequency and content to measure gender-responsiveness […]

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Gender and Climate Finance: New Data on Women in Decision-Making Positions

Climate change impacts and responses are not gender-neutral; thus, climate financing mechanisms and resource allocations meant to address these differentiated impacts must be gender-responsive. Women’s direct participation in climate change decision making, including in governing bodies of climate finance mechanisms, is a crucial aspect to effectively and equitably designing, implementing, and funding climate solutions. A gender-responsive climate finance architecture can play […]

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Gender in Mitigation Actions: EGI Brief

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 […]

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