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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Water, ecosystems and human development is the leading theme of this year’s World Water Week. The annual conference on water is held in Stockholm,...
“The theme ‘water, ecosystems and human development’ recognises an inseparable trio. Development does not exist without water.  Without water, ecosystems and people suffer and development stalls....
Gender equality and women’s empowerment is a prerequisite to effective conservation, climate action and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (...
At this year’s European Development Days (EDD), which was entirely dedicated to gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in collaboration...
Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland hosted the 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium from 4-6 July 2018. Many WCEL Members...
The 16th IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium, held from 4-6 July 2018, brought together over 300 participants from six continents to discuss current international, comparative, national, and...
This project aims to evidence how Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) policies offer the opportunity to make the best possible use of genetic resources in the Caribbean islands, generate and share...
Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean San Jose, Costa Rica Ph: ++ (506) 2283 8449 Fax: ++ (506) 2283 8472 Email: ormacc@iucn.org
Created after the regionalization and decentralization process initiated by the IUCN Secretariat in 2006, the PACO region was born from the merger of...
Gender equality and equity are matters of fundamental human rights and social justice, as well as a pre-condition for sustainable development. IUCN is committed to furthering gender equality and...
We work with more than 100 Members in this area, as well as with other regional partners and non-governmental organisations interested in the construction of a just world which values and committed...
Project’s Official Name:  “Criteria Agreed by Stakeholders to Define a Roadmap to Promote the Application of the Forestry Legislation and to Strengthen Timber Legality Verification Systems in...
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 leadership in national and transboundary...
CEESP News - Dr. Helen Schneider, Flora and Fauna International I’ve always found something slightly unsettling about visiting a place with a long...
A kupe'e (wristlet) woven by a member of the Hawaii contingent. Photo: Laurel Chun This event was billed as a “unique opportunity to shine a spotlight on local communities around the world, how they...
At the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Assembly in Da Nang, Vietnam, IUCN is pleased to join efforts in the launch of a free Open Online Course on...
The course is an initiative led by the GEF and Small Grants Programme in partnership with the GEF Gender Partnership, of which IUCN is a core part along with UN Women, UNDP, UN Environment and the...

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