Climate Change

Fall Internship Opportunity  August 19, 2016   IUCN Global Gender Office is seeking a Fall intern! The intern with be a current graduate student or have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as gender, sustainable development, environment, climate change, and/or the social sciences with outstanding written and oral communication skills in English and French. Responsibilities […]

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A Journey of Gender-related events at the IUCN World Conservation Congress

A Journey of Gender-related events at the IUCN World Conservation Congress   Events coordinated by IUCN GGO Events participated in by IUCN GGO Other gender-related events worth checking out! Friday, September 2: 5:00-7:00pm: Engaging the other half: practical things you can do to integrate women into natural resource management projects IUCN GGO, Conservation International, The […]

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Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day

Beyond the birds and the bees: Recognizing the fundamental link between women and biodiversity on International Women’s Day March 8 is International Women’s Day—a time to stop, reflect, appreciate and champion women around the globe. Women are leaders, professors, engineers and farmers, they are core to human existence. Women also make up make up significant […]

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The power of women: combating blizzards, droughts and the changing climate

The power of women: combating blizzards, droughts and the changing climate In the past seven days, the east coast of the United States was hammered with one of the biggest snowstorms it has ever seen and a breaking report was published stating that 2015 broke records as hottest year in history by about 0.14°C. All around […]

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The IUCN Global Gender Office has developed new Environment and Gender Index (EGI) datasets in preparation of UNFCCC COP21. This data and accompanying factsheets will be shared and promoted at COP21 in Paris this week and next. To learn more about GGO’s priorities and schedule at COP21, read this post. EGI Brief: Gender & Mitigation Actions Key […]

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Unleashing the power of women in the renewable energy sector

Unleashing the power of women in the renewable energy sector In the United States, October has been designated as “National Energy Awareness Month”— emphasizing how central energy is to national prosperity, security, and environmental well-being. At IUCN’s Global Gender Office (GGO), we also recognize the importance of energy, particularly renewable energy, and the necessity of […]

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There is no justice in climate change

There is no justice in climate change Today is the Global Women’s Climate Justice Day of Action—a day for women and our allies to mobilize around the world, to show resistance to false solutions to the climate crisis, and to demonstrate the many viable options that are just and equitable and that honor frontline communities. […]

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