A Reality Check at COP 24 in Katowice

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 […]

Climate Change – discussion at IAW Congress

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 […]

Our Ocean, Our Future: Call for Action

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.

UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action

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.”

Petition for a world powered by 100% clean energy

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!