Gender

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CEESP NEWS - By Seline Meijer The new IUCN 2017-2020 Programme strengthens its commitment to social justice, equity, transparency and inclusion by...
    At the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress, IUCN Members adopted a decision to establish a new membership category for Indigenous Peoples Organisations (IPOs). This landmark...
Ensuring gender considerations in the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through the Gender Action Plan of the Secretariat of the BRS...
In Nigeria, Stella Mojekwu pauses with worry when she sees a seemingly commonplace view: women applying lotions, deep frying foods to eat, and handling other oil-based products. As the Chief...
The Chairs of CEESP seek nominations/expressions of interest for the position of Regional Vice Chair in Meso and South America. Candidates for the...
  Regional Vice Chair(s) provide leadership and guide the development and implementation of CEESP’s work within their region.  They also promote the establishment of regionally based...
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
Qinghai Hoh Xil, China - Chimed Ochir Bazarsad
The advisory body on natural World Heritage, IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, recommends World Heritage status for three sites...
Three biodiversity sites recommended for inscription In the evaluations released today, IUCN recommends two proposals to inscribe natural areas on the World Heritage List, as well as one extension...
Community members committed to strengthening their governance are participating in a meeting at the village level
After almost a century of exclusive ownership by wealthy elites, Tanguar Haor is finally back in the hands of the people who rely on it. A 10-year...
As the project enters its bridging phase before the next five-year consolidation of the previous decade’s efforts, take a photographic journey through the top 10 achievements of Tanguar Haor’s...
Wives of fishermen sharing their stories of living on the bank of the River Brahmaputra in Chilmari, Bangladesh.
IUCN’s Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform provides evidence and knowledge to guide action toward women’s empowerment and gender...
IUCN’s EGI was initially developed in 2013 as a pilot index, named the Environment and Gender Index; it is now known as the Environment and Gender Information platform. The EGI platform aims −...
Women in Malawi standing in field
In Malawi, when asked what trees should be planted as a part of forest landscape restoration (FLR) projects, local stakeholders—predominantly male—...
“We don’t need to tell the women about forests, they know their value and they’re ready to strike a balance between protecting and managing them.” – Jackie Siles, IUCN Global Gender Office Malawi...
Sugarcane grower, SUSTAIN Initiative, Tanzania
IUCN is committed to gender equality. To support International Women's Day, the Water Programme compiled some of their most recent efforts to empower...
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woman kneeling and planting with words on screen
Every day, in their roles as farmers, foresters and household providers, women use and manage natural resources, making them integral to conservation...
In March 2016, a series of capacity-building sessions and workshops on gender-responsive FLR was held for staff from IUCN and partner organisations, government representatives, local women’s networks...
An elevated walking path through the mangrove forest of Peam Krasop Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia.
The MFF regional secretariat along with MFF country staff will be presenting at the upcoming IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai’i from 1 - 10...
The Congress brings together people from all over the world to discuss and develop solutions to the world’s most pressing conservation and sustainability issues. It provides an opportunity for...
Pabellón de Bosques
El pasado 03 de septiembre en el Congreso Mundial para la Conservación de la Naturaleza, las organizaciones miembro de UICN: FUNDECOR, CALMECAC,...
Experiencias de restauración de paisajes forestales: de los bosques de Centroamérica al mundo entero “La restauración forestal es un trabajo arduo que requiere de mucha participación proactiva de...

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