Equal Rights – Equal Responsibilities

Natalia Kostus

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Natalia Kostus is a member of the IAW board, chair of the IAW Commission on Climate Change and an IAW Representative to the United Nations, New York.

Climate change, Opinions

Climate Change – discussion at IAW Congress

By on 28 November 2017
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 […]

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Climate change, News, Sustainable Development

Our Ocean, Our Future: Call for Action

By on 26 November 2017
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.

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Climate change, News, Sustainable Development

UNFCCC COP 23 in Bonn and the Gender Plan of Action (GAP)

By on 16 November 2017
UNFCCC COP 23 in Bonn and the Gender Plan of Action (GAP)

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.

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Climate change, News, Sustainable Development, United Nations

IAW Programme on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

By on 23 October 2015
IAW Programme on Climate Change and Sustainable Development

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

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Climate change, News

UN Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action

By on 2 October 2014
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.”

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Climate change

Warsaw conference on climate change

By on 27 February 2014

The International Alliance of Women (IAW) took part in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) nineteenth Conference of Parties (COP 19) from Monday, November 11th through Saturday, November 23rd 2013 in Warsaw, Poland.

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Climate change

Climate Change and Women’s Rights

By on 10 October 2013

The International Alliance of Women recognizes that climate change is among the biggest environmental and development challenges of our time, threatening the achievement of women’s human rights and IAW mission of Equal Rights and Equal Responsibilities. Climate change is having dramatic direct impacts from droughts, floods and temperature extremes, as well as, slower onset effects […]

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