Environmental Issues and Themes: Urban Planning

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.

Climate Change Gender Action Plan for the Government of Nepal

This ccGAP, developed by IUCN in collaboration with the Government of Nepal and diverse stakeholders, has been developed not as an end in itself, but rather as catalyst for further action to be taken through the inclusion of gender in national climate change processes, policy development, decision-making and project development and – implementation. It is therefore not a stand-alone document, but rather an integral and synergistic complement to existing and future policies in Nepal, both concerning climate change and strategic national planning going forward.

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.

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.

Programme for Mainstreaming Gender in Climate Change Efforts in Jordan

The Kingdom of Jordan is an upper middle income and developing country. Highly urbanized, over 70 percent of Jordan’s population live in towns and cities, making the local population highly dependent on energy. Jordan furthermore also ranks amongst the ten most water-poor countries in the world, with dire consequences to agriculture, food security and sustainable livelihoods. Being both highly urbanized and extremely water scarce, the Kingdom also faces an additional challenge – waste reduction and management.

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