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Digital Sequence Information and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: Placing Traditional Knowledge and Rights

Mrinalini Rai, Director, Women4Biodiversity The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is an international treaty established in 1992 with the aim of conserving biodiversity, promoting its sustainable use and ensuring the fair and equitable sharing of benefits from the use of genetic resources. In 2010, the… Read More »Digital Sequence Information and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework: Placing Traditional Knowledge and Rights

Recognising Indigenous Women and their Traditional Knowledge in the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

Mrinalini Rai, Director, Women4Biodiversity Traditional knowledge has been recognized as an important aspect of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). Traditional knowledge refers to the knowledge, innovations, and practices of indigenous peoples and local communities that have been passed down from generation to generation. This… Read More »Recognising Indigenous Women and their Traditional Knowledge in the implementation of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework

Gender Equality, Restoration and Land Rights: A Time for Change

Gender equality, restoration and land rights are interrelated issues that affect the lives and livelihoods of millions worldwide. Women and girls are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of land degradation, as they often depend on land for their income, food production, #water supply and fuel. Multi-faceted challenges limit their ability to protect and restore land and to benefit from its resources.

Brief Report: The resumed first session of the ad hoc open-ended working group (OEWG) on a science-policy panel to contribute further to the sound management of chemicals and waste and to prevent pollution   

February 10, 2023 Reposted from Gender & Chemicals Article by Anna Holthaus  Entrance OWEG-1.2, Bangkok, photo by IISD/ENB. The resumed first session of the ad hoc open-ended working group (OEWG) on a science-policy panel to contribute further to the sound management of chemicals and waste and… Read More »Brief Report: The resumed first session of the ad hoc open-ended working group (OEWG) on a science-policy panel to contribute further to the sound management of chemicals and waste and to prevent pollution   

GENDER AT COP 15: Weaving human rights and gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

WHAT: A programme where Parties, stakeholders, and observers will talk about advancing women’s rights and gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. Also in the programme is the exhibit of the She Shapes Biodiversity photo contest winners and finalists, and activities like mural painting.… Read More »GENDER AT COP 15: Weaving human rights and gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

Ingredients to operationalise the post2020 Gender Plan of Action

CBD COP15 Side event Date: 9 December 2022Time: 18:15 – 19:15 (GMT-5)Place: Marie Khan Room #513AMontreal, Canada *Interpretation to Spanish and French*Lunch provided OBJECTIVE Identify synergies between women’s organisations and national governments for the effective implementation of the post-2020 Gender Plan of Action. OPENING REMARKS… Read More »Ingredients to operationalise the post2020 Gender Plan of Action

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