GGO participates in gender & biodiversity workshop in Mexico For three days in February, IUCN’s Global Gender Office (GGO) joined with over 65 women and men to work discuss gender and biodiversity in Mexico. The workshop convened to share experiences and provide input into the development of a gender-responsive National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan […]
Webinar recording: Gender & Access to Energy Development in LEDS On December 10, 2015, IUCN in collaboration with the LEDS LAC Regional Platform hosted a webinar on gender and access to energy development in low emission development strategies (LEDS). To watch the full recording (in Spanish) and learn more, please click here.
Priorities in Paris: the GGO’s plans for supporting gender-responsive action at COP21 In just about one week, leaders and elected officials from governments around the world will convene in Paris to agree on a framework for combatting climate change at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first meeting of the Conference of […]
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. […]
GGO participates in Stakeholder Engagement and Governance Session at FLR Forum On September 23, participants gathered for the second day of the FLR Forum in Washington, D.C. to further explore themes related to Forest Landscape Restoration (FLR). The Forum, organized by IUCN and theWorld Resources Institute (WRI), invited participants from governments and partner institutes, in […]
New EGI data on women’s participation in global environmental decision making GGO is pleased to announce a new factsheet on women’s participation in global environmental decision making. In collaboration with UN Women, GGO has created a new EGI dataset that aims to deepen understanding of a broad finding from the EGI pilot phase—that women have […]
It’s a fact! Environment and Gender Index data reveals women’s rights make a difference Every year on March 8, International Women’s Day (IWD), the global community comes together to champion the rights of women, marking an opportunity to not just commemorate women, women’s achievements, and progress toward equality, but to also take stock—to carefully study […]