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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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...
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...
CEESP News -- Communities Conservation Research Network (CCRN) From every part of the world (except Antarctica), over 400 people will converge on ...
The conference will bring together people from many different backgrounds – including community representatives, researchers, Indigenous organizations, governments and nongovernmental organizations. ...

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