Climate Change

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

Climate policies must not be gender-blind, as climate change does not affect men and women equally by Lorena Aguilar and Ambassador Melanne Verveer Last week marked a milestone in the advancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment. In Bonn, world leaders at the United Nations climate negotiations (COP23) under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

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AGENT (GECCO) Energía Webinar: Herramientas de mitigación y consideraciones de género para la implementación de NDCs

La Serie de Webinars AGENT (GECCO*) Energía Presenta: Acciones climáticas: herramientas de mitigación y consideraciones de género para la implementación de NDCs Este webinar se llevó a cabo del 20 abril de 2017. En los últimos años se ha dado un viraje importante en cuanto al reconocimiento de la importancia que tienen las consideraciones de género en […]

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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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