In a region that is burdened with conflict, water scarcity and environmental degradation, the role of women as agents of change in this part of the world is crucial and needs to be strengthened, especially when it comes to their role in reducing impacts of climate change on vulnerable communities. …
- Femmes et droits de propriété aux forêts: Garantir des droits fonciers sûrs aux femmes et aux hommes, promeut la gestion forestière durable et atténue la pauvreté.
- Reportage: Il est maintenant temps que la communauté environnementale et forestière reconnaisse que les femmes sont des parties prenantes majeures des schémas de gestion forestière.
- Femmes et sylviculture communautaire: Les femmes passent sensiblement plus de temps en forêt que les hommes.
08 Mar 2011 | News story
08 Mar 2011 | News story
In Guatemala IUCN is fostering positive change by uniting landscape restoration with poverty reduction. It does this through its Livelihoods and Landscapes Strategy (LLS), combining incentives and employment creation, environmental governance and market development. …
20 Jan 2011 | News story
The world’s forests are essential to life in all its diversity and to attaining humanity’s biggest goals such as reducing poverty, curbing climate change and achieving sustainable development. Throughout 2011 IUCN will work towards making sure that forests deliver their maximum potential for human well-being and biodiversity conservation. … | Spanish
03 Jan 2011 | News story
Gender equality is fundamental to sustainable development and to attaining the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, including the eradication of poverty and hunger. This is the aim of gender mainstreaming, which focuses on shifting the existing power relationships, and bringing the roles and needs of women and men high on the development agenda. …
25 Oct 2010 | News story
Amman, Jordan, 1 August 2010 – Realizing the negative impacts of natural disasters and environmental changes on vulnerable communities and the essential role that women can play in reducing those vulnerabilities, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) and the Arab Women Organization in Jordan recently conducted a training course on gender and climate change for community based organizations (CBOs) and women groups, empowering them to be the catalysts of change in their communities. The training was held from Aug. 1-5, 2010 in Jordan and was funded by the Global Women Fund. …
01 Aug 2010 | News story
Jane Smart, Directrice du Groupe pour la conservation de la biodiversité et Responsable de la délégation de l’UICN pour la 10ème réunion de la Conférence des Parties à la Convention sur la diversité biologique – qui se tiendra à Nagoya, au Japon, du 18 au 29 octobre 2010 – nous explique comment l’UICN se prépare à cet évènement crucial. … | English | Spanish
21 Jul 2010 | News story
How do population dynamics affect greenhouse gases and climate change? Will urbanization and an ageing population help or hinder efforts to adapt to a warming world? And could better reproductive health care and improved relations between women and men make a difference in the fight against climate change? CEC member Susan Guthridge-Gould recommends this UNFPA report. …
21 Jun 2010 | News story