Gender

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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AGENT (GECCO) Energy Webinar: Gender dimensions of renewable energy financing

AGENT (GECCO*) Energy 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 […]

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On January 28, 2016, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), through its University Program for Sustainable Strategies (PUES) and in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), coordinated a Gender and Climate Change discussion program titled Género y Cambio Climático: Hacia la construcción de una agenda para la investigación, el diseño de políticas […]

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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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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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EGI: Gender in Environmental Policy and Programming The EGI team is gathering a new dataset on gender in environmental policy and programming–and we need your help! Surveys EGI_Survey&CoverLetter_English EGI_Survey&CoverLetter_Spanish Download and complete this survey if you are an expert on national-level gender and/or environmental policies Please email your completed surveys to molly.gilligan@iucn.org.

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