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Ghana (2012) – “Ghana’s climate is changing: historical data for Ghana across the country from the year 1960 to 2000 clearly shows a progressive rise in temperature of about 1°C in the last 30 year, decrease in mean annual rainfall in all agro-ecological zones in the country and also shows a sea-level rise of 2.1 mm per year over the last 30 years. Even though the country’s contribution to the global climate change problem is negligible, the …PDF Publications
GERMANY (June 4, 2015) – What are the different perspectives that women’s rights activists can bring to the table when it comes to ensuring just climate action? This was the broader question addressed in the shared Women & Gender Constituency side event on June 4th, 2015, hosted by WEDO, GenderCC and LIFE e.V. The panelists provided regional perspectives on key elements ranging from appropriate climate finance to safe and sustainable technology transfer and development.
GERMANY (June 3, 2015) - WEDO, on behalf of the Women Delegates Fund and the Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA), in partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), co-hosted a side event entitled ‘Women’s Leadership in Climate Diplomacy Networking Reception’.
The reception discussed the progress and gaps in advancing women’s leadership in climate change policy making and in international diplomacy more broadly. The event was opened by Ms. Bridget Burns …PDF
A just and gender-responsive climate agreement can take different forms, but fundamentally it will; respect and promote human rights and gender equality: ensure sustainable development and environmental integrity; require fair, equitable, ambitious and binding mitigation commitments in line with the principles of Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR); call for urgent and prioritized adaptation action and resources that respond to the most vulnerable countries, communities and populations; demand a sustainable energy paradigm that prioritizes safe, decentralized …PDF
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 …PDF