Gender

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Gender” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Contact the Steering Committee here. CEESP Chair and CEESP Deputy Chair   Kristen Walker Painemilla   Chair of CEESP Bio note      ...
IUCN Issues Briefs provide an accessible overview of the often complex issues related to nature conservation and climate change mitigation and...
Forests and climate change Building resilience to climate change through forest conservation, restoration and sustainable use Water and climate change...
Using cacao agroforestry systems to restore the Brazilian rainforest while improving livelihoods and producing deforestation-free commodities in ...
In the last few decades, the rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon have been rapidly degraded by being converted into pasturelands with poor livestock practices leading to the loss of forest and...
Through the Regional Water Forum, an urgent call was made to position, protect and comprehensively manage water resources as fundamental engine for...
Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 3 November 2017. The Regional Water Forum was held to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and commitments assumed by the Central American...
In the frame of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, countries stressed the need for linking climate actions with public policies, sub-national...
Panama, 4 December 2017.  Mesoamerica is one of the regions of the world most vulnerable to climate change, manifested as greater variability and more intense and frequent climate events. The...
On 25 October, 120 representatives from the private sector, government and civil society participated in a meeting to develop a collaborative action...
The meeting was organised by the local fishery network of Trang Province, as part of a project supported by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) – for which IUCN is an implementing body in...
Taller en Sixaola
Four days of lessons on theoretical concepts and practical exercises to improve communication skills.
Mesoamerica, August 2017. Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) helps communities tackle challenges arising from climate change. Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems) aims to promotes...
Sixaola, Costa Rica-Panamá
Project AVE (Adaptation, Vulnerability and Ecosystems(2015-2018) The project’s main objective is to collect, synthesize and use existing evidence on the benefits derived from ecosystem-based...
IUCN’s BRIDGE programme and the Oxfam Inclusion Project, in collaboration with the Lao Women’s Union, facilitated a regional forum on gender equity...
The forum began with a high level panel, facilitated by Australian Ambassador to Lao PDR Mr John Williams, which discussed opportunities to promote women’s leadership in national and transboundary...
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...
CEESP News - by the Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy (CEESP) and the CommunityConservation Research Network (CCRN) The...
“This natural partnership reflects the common interests of IUCN-CEESP and CCRN in understanding and promoting actions to harmonise the conservation of nature with the critical social, cultural,...
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...

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