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
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.
Contributed by Gisela Alvarado and Vivienne Solis, CoopeSoliDar RL Costa Rica has been a country recognized worldwide for having a very rich marine biodiversity. At the same time, this Central American country also has a strong cultural identity near the sea, and a way of… Read More »Ghost woman: women who work in small-scale fisheries
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)
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
Forest Landscape Restoration and Protection: A case of Paran Women Group, Narok County of Kenya Edna Kaptoyo/ Pastoral Communities Empowerment Programme (PACEP), Kenya Indigenous women are playing relevant role in forest landscape restoration that is also a water tower. They undertake this protection and restoration… Read More »World Environment Day 2020: Time for Nature, Time for Women
Webinar (FIAN): Biodiversity and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP)
Webinar in English : May 26, 2020 / 2PM EST ACCESS ONLINE : https://youtu.be/ERb-BkkVi4o Objectives: Introduce the UNDROP and its provisions regarding seeds and biodiversity Discuss about the potential of the UNDROP to advance the rights of small-scale food producers related to seeds and biodiversity,… Read More »Webinar (FIAN): Biodiversity and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP)
by Ana Di Pangracio, Deputy Director at FARN and CBD Women Caucus Advisor This statement was originally published in the environmental supplement of the Argentine newspaper Perfil on May 22, 2020, on the occasion of the International Day for Biological Diversity. The natural systems that… Read More »If there is a way out, taking care of Nature is the door