Global Policy: No Poverty

Methodologies to Promote Gender-Responsive Climate Resilience

At the May Adaptation Community Meeting, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Senior Gender Advisor, Lorena Aguilar, shared her team’s work to increase understanding of gender issues in climate adaptation strategies through its research under AGENT. She also shared its approach to integrating gender throughout environmental sectors in the national Climate Change Gender Action Plans (ccGAPs) that IUCN develops with governments around the world.

Call for Case Studies – Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and the Environment

Note: This call for submissions is closed and is a record. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is inviting case studies as inputs to fill a critical knowledge gap on the linkages between environmental issues and gender-based violence (GBV).

USAID and IUCN Partner to Advance Gender in the Environment

Noting World Water Day and reflecting on International Women’s Day movements and Women’s History Month in a number of countries, USAID and IUCN examines its partnership on Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT), which aims to improve development outcomes by strengthening environmental programing through gender integration and achieving gender equality outcomes.

Planting roots for a sustainable and equitable future

26 April 2017 In Malawi, when asked what trees should be planted as a part of forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects, local stakeholders—predominantly male—suggested trees that provide timber, charcoal, and furniture-making materials commonly used only to provide sources of income. However, in these communities, planting trees and restoring the landscape provides opportunities and benefits for …

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Shared Resources, Joint Solutions (SRJS): Gender Training Workshop for Uganda partners

15 March 2017 Shared Resources, Joint Solutions (SRJS) is an expansive program that engages 16 countries and focuses on increasing food and water security and climate resilience. IUCN GGO, in its capacity as a technical adviser, in collaboration with the IUCN Uganda Country Office, is providing support to SRJS partners in Uganda to develop 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.

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