RISE Challenge Annual Report presents learning and achievements of grantee organisations on how cross-sector partnerships are developing capacities and changing policy and practice in diverse contexts.
Gender and national climate planning: Gender integration in the revised Nationally Determined Contributions
In this 2021 study, 89 revised/updated Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) were analysed to identify and understand how many, and to what extent, countries have integrated gender in their plans. This analysis aims to measure global progress on the inclusion of gender considerations and the adoption of gender-responsive policies and programming, showcasing good examples of gender-responsive components.
Protecting people and biodiversity: Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and conservation links
In Kenya and Peru, IUCN Members are working with local partners through the USAID Resilient, Inclusive & Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge to address GBV in environment-related programming. See a short story on how Conservation International, PROMSEX, Kenya Wildlife Conservancies Association, Fauna & Flora International, and others are taking action to protect people and biodiversity.
Profiles for change: Amelia Arreguín, Women’s Caucus of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
See this profile on Amelia Arreguín, an activist from Mexico working in various advocacy spheres on women's and girl's human rights across the environment sector, including the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Women's Caucus.
Gender-based Violence and Biodiversity: A briefing note on linkages to inform the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework process
This Briefing Note reviews key evidence on GBV and biodiversity linkages and suggests priority recommendations that decision-makers at all levels can consider for realising robust gender-responsive action in biodiversity policies and action.
Un mar de oportunidades: Avance de las dimensiones de género en la pesca
Esta guía resume la investigación sobre la intersección entre el género y la pesca de captura, explorando las formas en que la pesca ofrece importantes puntos de entrada para mejorar la igualdad de género y el empoderamiento económico de las mujeres, al tiempo que contribuye a intervenciones más eficaces y resultados más sostenibles.
Practical Guide on Developing Gender-Responsive NDC Action Plans
Designed primarily for government representatives, in-country facilitators and advisors, and Support Unit staff, this guide offers five steps to steer efforts towards enhancing gender equality considerations and to exemplify how gender tools and methodologies can be used to develop gender-responsive NDC action plans.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together. It harnesses the experience, resources and reach of its more than 1,400 Member organisations and the input of some 15,000 experts. IUCN is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.