COP21

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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AGENT (GECCO) Energy Webinar: COP21 implications for implementing mitigation activities

Gender equality and mitigation: COP21 implications for implementing mitigation activities This webinar was hosted on February 5, 2016. Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development, increasing energy access and providing low emission development pathways for many around the world. It has been a central […]

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GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change

GGO launches a suite of new products on gender & climate change In preparation for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21), GGO has created new knowledge products to enhance understanding on gender and climate change. The following publications have been released in Paris at […]

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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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Countdown for climate action—are 10 days enough?

Countdown for climate action—are 10 days enough? The clock is ticking and the countdown has begun. As of June 30, there are less than five months left before the leaders of the world meet in Paris at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to make commitments […]

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TWO-YEAR PROGRAMME ON GENDER UNDER THE UNFCCC

TWO-YEAR PROGRAMME ON GENDER UNDER THE UNFCCC The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) in December 2014 in Lima provided the world with an important milestone to advance the issue of gender equality in relation to addressing climate change. The decision, the Lima Work Programme on Gender […]

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A strong beginning makes way for improved results: Equality in climate finance mechanisms

A strong beginning makes way for improved results: Equality in climate finance mechanisms Climate change is happening now and it’s happening globally—it affects everyone everywhere. However, climate change will not affect everyone equally. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states in its 2014 fifth official report, and as countless studies and projects have subsequently […]

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