COP 24 delivered Katowice Climate Package, a “rule book” for the Paris Agreement, completing the work on the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) and raising ambition. In the Katowice Climate Package, Parties agreed on mitigation (Nationally Determined Contributions- NDCs, timeframes, modalities and response measures), adaptation (adaptation communication), finance (transparency, Adaptation Fund that will now exclusively […]
The 37th International Alliance of Women Triennial Congress convening in Nicosia Cyprus adopted the new IAW Action Programme 2018-2020 with the Climate Change Pillar on Thursday, October 26, 2017. The Congress held a session on the New Action Programme on Climate Change on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, led by Natalie Kostus, Vice President, Chair of […]
Although not stated in the call for action, capacity building has to target women specifically, to address the structural, legal, management, and cultural barriers that prevent women from full access to fisheries and resources.
Parties adopted the Gender Action Plan (GAP) to advance gender mainstreaming into all elements of climate action and to support the implementation of gender-related decisions and mandates in the UNFCCC process.
The Sustainable Development Goals are a vast improvement on the Millennium Development Goals, says IAW in its statement for CSW 60
Paris Agreement on Climate Change to be adopted in December 2015 and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development adopted in September 2015 wil be the basis for the programme
Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights
Mary Robinson at the People’s Climate March September 21: “This is my book. This is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Climate change is all about human rights and unfortunately it is making a lot of human rights worse.”
In days, when the UN holds an emergency summit on climate change, we need to deliver the largest petition ever for a world powered by 100% clean energy. The petition number will be read out to every world leader at the summit!