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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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Accountability, Climate change, News, Sustainable Development, United Nations

The Empowerment of Women and Sustainable Development

By on 29 October 2015
The Empowerment of Women and  Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development Goals are a vast improvement on the Millennium Development Goals, says IAW in its statement for CSW 60

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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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Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

By on 9 October 2014
Beijing + 20 Review: IAW recommends strong accountability mechanisms

Strong mechanisms of accountability at the national and regional level are necessary for the realization of gender equality and women’s human rights

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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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Petition for a world powered by 100% clean energy

By on 10 September 2014
Petition for a world powered by 100% clean energy

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!

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IAW position paper: No climate justice without true gender equality

By on 24 June 2014

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.

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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 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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