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Climate Finance and Gender Equality: Lessons for Sustainable Development

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

WARSAW, POLAND (November 20, 2013)- Bringing COP 19 Gender Day to a close at the last side event of the evening, the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) hosted a Fireside Chat, officially titled “Climate Finance and Gender Equality: Lessons for Sustainable Development.” The event provided first-hand experience from women leaders using gender mainstreaming and gender sensitive programming to address environment …

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FACTSHEET: LINKING DATA AND ACTIONS – Connections between IPCC AR5 data, gender differentiated data and climate change actions

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

WARSAW, POLAND (November 19, 2013) – WEDO, with the support from the Global Gender Office of IUCN and the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA), has developed the factsheet “LINKING DATA AND ACTIONS. Connections between IPCC AR5 data, gender differentiated data and climate change actions“.

This factsheet highlights links between the data presented in the recent IPCC AR5 report on climate change, gender data and some actions proposed by countries to mitigate or …

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Intervention by the Women and Gender Constituency at the SBI Closing Session

Monday, November 18th, 2013

WARSAW, POLAND (November 16, 2013) - On Saturday, November 16, Ulrike Roehr of LIFE E.V. made an intervention in the closing session of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI) at COP19, on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency:

From the women and gender perspective we have seen positive steps towards progress made in Doha and now here in Warsaw, providing the UNFCCC process to be at the fore front on gender equality.

A great

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Exposing Gender Gaps in Financing Climate Change Mitigation

Monday, November 18th, 2013

WARSAW, POLAND (November 18, 2013) - What are the gender gaps in climate change mitigation? This is the question the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) and the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA) answer in their new publication: Exposing Gender Gaps in Financing Climate Change Mitigation – and Proposing Solutions and in a summary factsheet (available in EnglishFrench and Spanish).

This publication, supported by …

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2013 Transport Day- Transport policies should address equity and inclusiveness

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

WARSAW, POLAND (November 17, 2013)– Today, WEDO’s Eleanor Blomstrom spoke on a panel at COP19 parallel event as part of  2013 Transport DayThe event concluded with the adoption of the “Warsaw Statement on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport”, with recommendations on how to strengthen the integration of sustainable, low-carbon transport in the UNFCCC process, particularly the new global agreement on climate change. You can download an overview of the events here: http://www.iisd.ca/download/pdf/sd/crsvol217num1e.pdf

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