Gender

IUCN launches gender training package at World Conference on Ecological Restoration (SER 2017)

From August 27 to September 1, 2017, 1,500 delegates from intergovernmental organisations, governments, research institutes, NGOs and the private sector will gather in Foz do Iguassu, Paraná, Brazil for a conference hosted by the Society for Ecological Restoration (SER), Brazilian Society for Ecological Restoration (SOBRE) and the Ibero-American & Caribbean Society for Ecological Restoration (SIACRE). […]

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Brazil paves the way for gender equity in forest and biodiversity conservation

7 March 2017 The gender and environment landscape is slowly changing in Brazil – after several years of concerted effort by IUCN to further gender considerations, women have taken a strong lead at the forefront of biodiversity conservation and restoration efforts. On International Women’s Day, we reflect on the journey toward this achievement. Women around […]

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An inside view of the EGI: Barbara Clabots

An inside view of the EGI: Barbara Clabots   This post was written by EGI Intern Barbara Clabots. August 28, 2016   I’ve worked with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office (GGO) over the past 18 months, and my role has been to research and analyze data for the Environment […]

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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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New publication on gender & REDD+

New publication on gender & REDD+ April 2016 For those interested in gender as it relates to REDD+, a new publication is coming out that will be of help: Gender and Forestry:  Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains, and Emerging Issues, edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, and Marlène Elias (London, Earthscan/CIFOR, 2016).  This […]

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Gender and REDD+ Case Study Series This Gender and REDD+ Case Study Series was prepared for IUCN with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) via the Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. GECCO leverages advancements in women’s empowerment and gender equality through, and for, the benefit of climate change and […]

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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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Combatting inequality with information

Combatting inequality with information: How gender and environment data can promote gender inclusion in the Sustainable Development Goals CSW 2016 NGO Parallel Event Please join IUCN Global Gender Office, with speakers from Conservation International, Sierra Club, and World Resources Institute in presenting new data and case studies relating to implementation, monitoring, and accountability for the SDGs See flyer for […]

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GECCO Webinar: Gender dimensions of renewable energy financing

GECCO Webinar: Gender dimensions of renewable energy financing This webinar was hosted on February 24, 2016. The new Paris Agreement sends a strong message to the world to move towards implementation and achieve effective mitigation actions. With energy production and consumption accounting for two-thirds of global greenhouse gas emissions, it’s clear that this mitigation would require […]

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