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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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...
The IUCN and UNDP regional coastal initiative Mangroves for the Future (MFF) held its 14th Steering Committee meeting in Yangon to assess...
Held from 28 to 29 September, and hosted by the Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, the meeting began with an inauguration ceremony. Guests of honour at...
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. This African proverb was fittingly applied by Jeffrey Campbell, manager of the...
In a valley among the imposing hills of east-central Tanzania, the city of Morogoro was host to the 2nd African Regional Conference of Forest and Farm Producer Organizations (FFPOs). Over 160 leaders...
In Iranawila village in Puttalam, a district situated on the west coast of Sri Lanka, 90% of the population relies on fishing for their livelihoods....
The destruction of the mangrove forests - which play a vital role in protecting nursery habitats for fish - threatens the livelihoods of the local communities. And although cutting mangroves in that...
On Delft, an island in the Palk Strait north of Sri Lanka, approximately 1,200 out of a population of 4,502 rely on fisheries for their livelihoods....
“Though we were getting huge fish catches, we were not able to sell it all at a fair price. This forced us to dry the excess fish and sell it to local retailers,” said Annet Pathmavathy, a native of...
Project’s Official Name: Mobilising Private Investment for Community-based, Carbon Intensive Landscape Restoration (PILaR), 2013-2016 Cooperating Partner: Norwegian Agency for Development...
Through the project, 150 families have benefited directly, with indirect benefits to 500 families (3000 people).  
Guatemala City, August 2017. The sub-basins of the Xayá and Pixcayá rivers are essential in Guatemala City, contributing up to 50% of the daily volume of water of superficial origin that is consumed...
From August 27 to September 1, 2017; 1,500 delegates from intergovernmental organisations, governments, research institutes, NGOs and the private...
The conference is focused on bridging the gap between restoration scientists and practitioners and IUCN will be presenting lessons and experiences from countries where it has been working towards...
Every year World Water Week draws the global spotlight onto the world’s water challenges and opportunities. This year, the focus is on wastewater....
  ‘Water and waste: reduce and reuse’, is the tagline of this year’s World Water Week (WWW) taking place in Stockholm from 27 August to 1 September. The IUCN Global Water Programme, along with over...
Project’s Official Name: Accelerating Action on REDD+ through Forest Landscape Restoration, 2015-2018 Cooperating partner: Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) The project...
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 specialist...

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