workshop report

Gender and Renewable Energy Workshop Report

USAID and IUCN organized a Gender and Renewable Energy Workshop on September 3-5, 2014, in the Washington, D.C. metro area. The event convened a diverse group of 44 experts under the umbrella of gender, large-scale renewable energy, and climate change mitigation. The workshop was geared toward building new knowledge and guidance on gender considerations in low emissions development planning and the renewable energy sector beyond the household level, with the following objectives: increase awareness and understanding on gender and large-scale renewable energy and low emissions development planning; identify key entry points and opportunities; define future actions at the international, regional, and national levels; and identify knowledge and capacity gaps and potential avenues for closing them.

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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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Engendering REDD Workshop

This is the workshop report of the Engendering REDD Workshop facilitated by IUCN, GGCA, and WOCAN in May, 2009. The purpose of the workshop was to produce criteria and standards for international and national/subnational processes related to REDD and to define GGCA activities in this area. This is the workshop report of the Engendering REDD Workshop facilitated by IUCN, GGCA, and WOCAN in May, 2009. The purpose of the workshop was to produce criteria and standards for international and national/subnational processes related to REDD and to define GGCA activities in this area.

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