Women possess unique knowledge and skills crucial to mitigate, adapt, and build resilience to climate change and other environmental, social, economic, and political risks. Ensuring that women’s voices inform sound policy making is critical to environmental management and improved livelihoods.
In the 20 years since their inception, the Rio Conventions have made important progress in advancing their work. Given that climate change, biodiversity and desertification are interconnected, the conventions explored possible cooperation in these areas. In response, the Joint Liaison Group among the secretariats of the CBD, the UNCCD and the UNFCCC was established in […]
IUCN and the UNCCD Secretariat conveyned a meeting to generate and discuss achievable policy recommendations with respect to the implementation of the UNCCD Gender Policy Framework and the roadmap to mainstream gender in the three Rio Conventions. This document reports on the meeting and presents the actionable results.