Text and photo by Cristina Eghenter, WWF International The OEWG4 negotiations held in Nairobi on 21-26 June were expected to provide the right motivation and leadership for coming closer to an agreement on the new Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). This is urgently needed because the… Read More »A truly ambitious post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF)
A Side Event to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Agenda REGISTRATION HERE Date: 7 July 2022 Format: Virtual Time: 730am – 9am NYC Objectives: Showcase specific recommendations from the global biodiversity framework discussion in mainstreaming and strengthening the human rights-based approach to achieving… Read More »Advancing Gender Equality and Human Rights to Stop the Biodiversity Crisis
By Shruti Ajit It is 2022, and we are still having to justify how women and biodiversity are related and why we need to have a gender-transformative framework and actionable points in international and national forums! Women’s lives have been closely intertwined with the biodiversity… Read More »Gender is indeed a biodiversity issue!
By Amelia Arreguín The International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB) and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) co-hosted last June 21 the “OEWG-4 Roundtable on IPLCs and Finance: Ensuring GBF Funding Supports Locally-led Action by IPLCs”. The objective of this meeting was to… Read More »How do we make biodiversity action financing gender-responsive?
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TEXT PROPOSALS FOR CBD OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP ON THE POST2020 GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK, FOURTH MEETING
Women Caucus – UN CBD (Nairobi, Kenya, 21-26 June 2022) The Open-ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework held its third meeting in two parts. The first part was held virtually from 23 August to 3 September 2021. The second part was held… Read More »RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TEXT PROPOSALS FOR CBD OPEN-ENDED WORKING GROUP ON THE POST2020 GLOBAL BIODIVERSITY FRAMEWORK, FOURTH MEETING
by Valeria Enderle, CAUCE Executive Director (CAUCE) and Ana Di Pangracio, FARN Deputy Director As part of the “Building resilience and weaving gender-responsive approaches to biodiversity governance” project, Women4Biodiversity aims to strengthen gender-responsive ecosystem restoration approaches in national goals and international commitments. The project, which… Read More »Wetlands restoration begins with meetings and needs assessment in Paraná City, Argentina
A Twitterchat conversationon gender and the post-2020 global biodiversity framework 13 June 2022 JOIN US on Twitter @Women4Biodiv 9 am UTC – 4 pm Bangkok 1 pm UTC – 4 pm Nairobi 5 pm UTC – 11 am Costa Rica RATIONALE Across different communities worldwide,… Read More »Twitterchat #GenderIsABiodiversityIssue
A stand-alone gender equality target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework will address previous framework’s gaps – Dominican Republic and Tanzania
By Rhea Claire E. Madarang A stand-alone gender equality target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework would fill the gender gaps of the previous ten-year framework for biodiversity action, said representatives from the Dominican Republic and the United Republic of Tanzania, both Parties to the… Read More »A stand-alone gender equality target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework will address previous framework’s gaps – Dominican Republic and Tanzania
Empowering HER – Sharing Experiences from UNCCD COP 15: MODERN FOOD SYSTEMS VIS-À-VIS LAND DEGRADATION, and Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in the Land Restoration Process
by Sharon Ruthia, Policy Associate – Africa, Women4Biodiversity The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) recently convened its fifteenth session of the Conference of Parties in Abidjan, Cote D ‘Ivoire. The conference was attended by leaders from governments, the private sector, civil society and… Read More »Empowering HER – Sharing Experiences from UNCCD COP 15: MODERN FOOD SYSTEMS VIS-À-VIS LAND DEGRADATION, and Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in the Land Restoration Process
Guest contributor – Gertrude Kabusimbi Kenyangi, SWAGEN Uganda Seoul, May 2022 All roads led to Seoul, South Korea on the last day of April and the first day of May. It was time for the XV World Forestry Congress (WFC) hosted by the Government of… Read More »￼The world’s largest-ever gathering on forests does not include the rightful owners of forests