Environmental Issues and Themes: Health Impacts

A future detoxified

Ensuring gender considerations in the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through the Gender Action Plan of the Secretariat of the BRS Conventions In Nigeria, Stella Mojekwu pauses with worry when she sees a seemingly commonplace view: women applying lotions, deep frying foods to eat, and handling other oil-based products. As the Chief Environmental Scientist …

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Women’s participation and gender considerations in country representation, planning and reporting to the BRS Conventions

The Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions cooperate in the protection of human health and the environment from the negative effects of hazardous pollutants. This Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis explores how women are represented as delegates to the Conferences of the Parties (COPs), members and observers of Conventions’ Subsidiary Bodies, and national focal …

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Advancing gender equality in biodiversity conservation: A review of the fifth national reports to the CBD

Advancing gender equality in biodiversity conservation: A review of the fifth national reports to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) March 24, 2017 By: Laura Sabater Gender in the CBD Women around the world are in contact with natural resources on a daily basis, as food and livelihood providers. Yet, despite their role in and …

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Plan de Acción en Género y Cambio Climático del Perú (PAGCC-Perú)

En diciembre de 2014, en el marco de la realización de la Vigésima Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de la Naciones Unidas sobre Cambio Climático (CMNUCC) y la Décima Reunión de las Partes del Protocolo de Kioto (COP20/CMP10), se adoptó una decisión sobre el Plan de Trabajo de Lima sobre Género, que compromete a las partes de la CMNUCC a promover la equidad de género y lograr políticas sensibles al género que incluyan la participación efectiva de las mujeres en los órganos establecidos bajo la Convención.

Lineamientos para la transversalización del tema de género en los esfuerzos por mitigar y adaptarse al cambio climático en Cuba

Esta propuesta de lineamientos para la transversalización del tema de género en los esfuerzos por mitigar y adaptarse al cambio climático en Cuba, se elaboró teniendo en consideración los estudios teóricos de los principales informes de país, publicaciones, sitios web, encuestas y entrevistas, reunions en el país, la consulta de las partes interesadas y la investigación, entre otros.

Bangladesh Climate Change Gender Action Plan

With the support of IUCN, the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh produced a national climate change gender action plan. The ccGAP defines the role that the MoEF will play in initiating and facilitating efforts internally, as well as with strategic partners at the national, regional and international levels. It seeks to mainstream gender in climate change advantage of opportunities that promote gender equality and facilitate transformational change as we build a climate action as outlined in the BCCSAP, the NAPA and other policy documents.

Tanzania National Strategy on Gender and Climate Change

This National Strategy for Mainstreaming Gender in Climate Change in Tanzania is the result of a collaboration between the Vice President’s Office – Environment of the Government of Tanzania, Gender Office of IUCN, the IUCN – ESARO and its Tanzania Office; and other key national institutions in Tanzania.

The Art of Implementation: Gender Strategies Transforming National and Regional Climate Change Decision Making

Abstract: This publication shares IUCN’s experiences in developing the world’s first gender-responsive national strategies and roadmaps on climate change. Different sections outline steps and elements of creating a climate change gender action plan (ccGAP) or REDD+ roadmap; present principles behind the strategies and what has worked best; detailed case studies highlighting sectors that demonstrate the gender dimensions of climate change in different national contexts; and provide recommendations on how to move forward.

Climate Change Gender Action Plan for the Government of Liberia

This Climate Change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) for Liberia was prepared based on the desk review of key reports, publications and websites, surveys and interviews, in-country meetings, stakeholder consultation and research, among others. Each priority sector includes a plan of action with clear objectives, actions, indicators and responsible institutions as proposed and agreed to by participants during workshops with the Government of Liberia and stakeholders.

National Strategy for Mainstreaming Gender in Climate Change in Egypt

This National Strategy for Mainstreaming Gender in Climate Change in Egypt is the result of a collaboration between the IUCN Gender Office, the IUCN Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), the Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), the Global Gender Office of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and other key national institutions in Egypt to develop a national policy framework on gender and climate change, and integrate these strategically into the Third National Communication.

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