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
Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights
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.”
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!
Achieving gender equality is central to the protection of human rights, and has to be specifically recognized in the climate change and human rights frameworks, a new IAW position paper argues.
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.
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 […]