Mrinalini Rai

Wetlands Law: We must protect what protects us

Ana di Pangracio, FARN Originally published in Spanish. https://www.lanacion.com.ar/opinion/ley-humedales-hay-proteger-lo-nos-protege-nid2586780 It’s time for a wetland law. We need it now. This is the understanding of the more than 500,000 people who signed an online petition demanding a “wetlands law now”, which at this moment is aimed… Read More »Wetlands Law: We must protect what protects us

Dialogue #2: Gender Based Violence & Environmental Linkages (25 November, 2020)

Webinar Series : Roadmap for a gender-responsive Post2020 Global Biodiversity Framework Dialogue #2: Gender Based Violence and Environmental Linkages Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Time: 8PM Bangkok/ 7AM Mexico REGISTRATION : HERE RECORDING : AVAILABLE HERE (please also subscribe to our channel to stay updated… Read More »Dialogue #2: Gender Based Violence & Environmental Linkages (25 November, 2020)

Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent

Building a future for all life on Earth requires incorporating human rights in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, writes Claudia Ituarte-Lima, Senior Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. This article authored by Claudia Ituarte-Lima was originally published on October 22, 2020 on China Dialogue and Raoul Wallenberg Institute on Human… Read More »Why Rights and Biodiversity Are Interdependent

Webinar Series : Roadmap for a gender-responsive Post2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Recognizing that there are gaps in the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework related to Human Rights, which directly affect girls and women, and other groups such as indigenous peoples, local communities and youth; We will hold a series of dialogues to discuss how the post-2020… Read More »Webinar Series : Roadmap for a gender-responsive Post2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Building resilient local economies through agro-biodiversity: Case from Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Contributed by WWF Indonesia and FoMMA (Alliance of the People of the Kayan Mentarang National Park) and GOW (The united association of Women’s organizations) Equality in natural resource and landscape governance is fundamental and concerns: tenure rights, fair sharing of costs and benefits; procedural aspects… Read More »Building resilient local economies through agro-biodiversity: Case from Malinau, North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Voices #ForNature #ofWomen at Summit on Biodiversity, September 30, 2020

In the path to “build back better” we need to bend the curve of inequality and injustice and embed a human rights-based approach to a healthy environment. We must work together to ensure that the new era of biodiversity conservation can deliver for the right of nature, for the rights of women and for the whole of society.

Women Deliver at CBD Special Virtual Sessions in Preparation for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3 (September 15-18, 2020)

(September 15 – 18, 2020) https://www.cbd.int/conferences/sbstta24-sbi3-prep Due to the pandemic, the CBD meetings have been delayed for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3 . To accommodate discussions a week of virtual sessions was being organized to facilitate preparations for the meetings of the subsidiary bodies to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).… Read More »Women Deliver at CBD Special Virtual Sessions in Preparation for SBSTTA-24 and SBI-3 (September 15-18, 2020)

Biodiversity Negotiations Should Account for COVID-19 and Ensure Equity

CBD COP 15 is set to adopt the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, has been rescheduled for early 2021.

In the meantime, virtual discussions, consultations and to some extent negotiations are ongoing; the particular ways that these dialogues continue are incredibly important.

This article highlights three concerns regarding procedural and substantive developments within the CBD process.

Dialogue on CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework : Perspectives on Gender-responsive Biodiversity Plan and Actions

June 22, 2020 9AM – Montreal / 8AM – Mexico / 8PM – Bangkok Please check your timezone here : https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20200622T130000&p1=165&p2=1955&p3=155 Preparations for the Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework In 2020 the Convention on Biological Diversity will adopt a post-2020 global biodiversity framework as a stepping stone… Read More »Dialogue on CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework : Perspectives on Gender-responsive Biodiversity Plan and Actions