participation

This training manual, produced collaboratively by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change Agriculture and Food Security, CARE International and World Agroforestry Centre, provides research guidance for gender-sensitive climate adaptation activities at the rural community level. The manual includes key definitions, tools, common issues and recommendations to ensure that gender/social considerations are integrated at the outset of programs.

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Results-based financing of REDD+ is conditional on the implementation of national Safeguard Information Systems (SIS) to address social and environmental criteria that go beyond carbon. The briefs in this packet discuss the challenges of operationalizing safeguards from various perspectives – governance, benefit sharing, tenure, gender, biodiversity, technical monitoring – and highlight opportunities and strategies for […]

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The participation of local people in climate change mitigation is considered key to ensuring that their priorities are taken into account. This should help to design effective social safeguards and to improve equity in benefit sharing. The participation of local people has been explored in carbon emission Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) for REDD+. The […]

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This report has been prepared at the request of the Conference of the Parties at its eighteenth session in order to enable the tracking of progress made towards the goal of gender balance in advancing gender-sensitive climate policy. It contains a breakdown of the gender composition of constituted bodies established under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol, including the representation of women from regional groups, and a breakdown of the gender composition of delegations to recent sessions under the Convention and the Kyoto Protocol.

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COP20 IUCN Gender Day Reception Invitation

IUCN and the Ministries of Environment and Foreign Affairs of the Government of Peru, with other partners, are hosting a delegates’ cocktail reception, Advancing Gender Equality for Climate Action, as the closing event of gender day on December 9, 2014. This reception will celebrate the advancements of gender equality in the UNFCCC and inspire continued action toward a gender-responsive post-2015 agreement.IUCN and the Ministries of Environment and Foreign Affairs of the Government of Peru, with other partners, are hosting a delegates’ cocktail reception, Advancing Gender Equality for Climate Action, as the closing event of gender day on December 9, 2014. This reception will celebrate the advancements of gender equality in the UNFCCC and inspire continued action toward a gender-responsive post-2015 agreement.

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Women at the Forefront of the Clean Energy Future

This white paper was commissioned by USAID under the USAID/IUCN Gender Equality for Climate Change Opportunities (GECCO) initiative. Developed through a literature review and individual consultations with experts and validated through an experts’ workshop, this white paper considers the most recent work on the intersection of gender and energy.

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Gender and REDD+ Technical Workshop Summary Report

Over three days, 13-15 May 2014, in Washington, D.C., the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) joined with the Global Gender Office (GGO) of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to organize and host a technical workshop on gender and reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). To develop a substantive and forwardlooking agenda, and to facilitate a dynamic workshop program, USAID and IUCN brought together and relied upon a Steering Committee of leading partners, including the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), the REDD+ Social and Environmental Standards (SES) initiative, the UN-REDD Programme and the pro-poor and cobenefits REDD+ initiatives of IUCN.

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Toward Equity Series: Vol. 4. Taking the pulse of gender: Gender-sensitive systems for monitoring and evaluation

The goal of this series is to ensure that projects achieved greater equity in regard to participation by women and men in the decision-making process as well as in accessing services, goods, and resources. This module looks at gender-sensitive systems for monitoring and evaluation and discusses the significance of incorporation gender equity and stages involved in implementation. 

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Toward Equity Series: Vol. 2. Seek… and ye shall find: Participatory appraisals with a gender equity perspective

The goal of this series is to ensure that projects achieve greater equity in regard to participation by women and men in the decision-making process as well as in accessing services, goods, and resources. This module outlines the various approaches, presents the theoretical elements, describes steps, and presents examples of tools that can be used to carry out a participatory appraisal with a gender equity perspective. 

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