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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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...
IUCN India along with partners helped set up FRP biogas plants for households in the Balkila Watershed of Uttarakhand. This has not only reduced the...
Balkila (Balasuti) Watershed lies in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, and is truly representative of the geology, climate,  and natural resources of the region, while embodying the developmental...
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...
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...
Created after the regionalization and decentralization process initiated by the IUCN Secretariat in 2006, the PACO region was born from the merger of...
The Gender Specialist Group (SGG) aims to strengthen the understanding of and promote the full achievement of gender equality and women’s empowerment...
Specialist Group on Gender Chair   Meher Marker NoshirwaniBio  
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...
CEESP News -- Indu Kumari, Wildlife Trust of India The communities living on the fringes of protected forests are considered exploiters by some,...
The delegates were having similar issues across the world where they were being questioned on why we need to work on issues of human-wellbeing when we talk about ecosystem conservation. The human...
The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is...
In addition to the issue of high salinity in the groundwater, there is also a shortage of above-ground fresh water. After Cyclone Aila struck in 2009, Sabkhali Canal filled with silt. It still held...
From April 24 to April 27 IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a workshop in Beung Kiat Ngong (BKN) wetlands in Pathoumphone District, Champasak Province. The...
Opening remarks were by Mr. Lonkham, the head of the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion in Lao PDR. He said he was “happy to host the first R-METT workshop in Laos” and that “the R-METT is...
Tuesday, 5 June 2018 (16:00-17:30), EDD Auditorium: From Risks to Rights: Enhancing environmental and gender equality outcomes with gender-responsive...
Gender and environment linkages exist across sectors, with diverse implications for development at all levels, in all countries. Gender gaps inhibit full, effective, equitable and efficient...

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