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Global Landscapes Forum at COP20

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

LIMA, PERU (December 7, 2014) – The Global Landscapes Forum 2014 (GLF 2014) took place at the Westin Hotel in Lima on December 6th and 7th.  CIAT and GGCA members (including WEDO, IUCNREFACOF, andRECOFTC) coordinated a learning space, called the Gender Pavilion, to inform and engage conference participants and share their work highlighting the critical link between gender and the landscapes approach in research, finance, mitigation, adaptation, biodiversity conservation, poverty …

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Gender Equality at COP20

Friday, December 5th, 2014

[ December 17, 2014; 7:00 pm; 7:00 pm; ]

LIMA, PERU (December 5, 2014) — One of WEDO’s priorities heading into COP20 was to see the adoption of a new decision on gender equality under the COP Standing Agenda Item on Gender and Climate Change (SBI 16). The Standing Agenda item is a result of the Decision 23/CP.18 in Doha, which focused on enhancing gender balance and women’s participation in the UNFCCC delegations, boards and bodies.

Since that decision, which included mandates for submissions …

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Effective Advocacy to Transform Climate Policy

Monday, December 1st, 2014

LIMA, PERU (December 1, 2014)– WEDO had a full weekend of advocacy activities prior to the start of COP20.

From the 29-30 November, in partnership with the Women and Gender Constituency, WEDO hosted a two-day advocacy skills and strategy session for women’s human rights and gender equality activists participating in COP20.

This two-day workshop aimed to equip gender and human rights advocates attending COP20 with key skills and knowledge to be effective agents for …

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Building Capacity of Women Delegates at the UNFCCC

Monday, December 1st, 2014

LIMA, PERU (December 1, 2014)– Now in its sixth year, at COP20, WEDO on behalf of the Women Delegates Fund (WDF) hosted a two day training for women delegates, commonly known as the WDF ‘Night School’ as it is held in the evenings after the delegates’ preparatory meetings. Over 17 delegates from across 12 countries joined this workshop, which provided background to the UNFCCC process, rules of procedures and associated techniques to navigate and analyze

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Ensuring Women’s Access and Influence on Climate Change Policy

Monday, December 1st, 2014

NEW YORK (December 1, 2014)– WEDO is pleased to announce its new report – titled “Ensuring Women’s Access and Influence on Climate Change Policy” –  highlighting the Women Delegates Fund (WDF) program, which works to enhance women’s participation and leadership in climate negotiations.

In its newest publication, “Ensuring Women’s Access and Influence on Climate Change Policy”, the Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO) illustrates the latest trends in the participation and leadership of …

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