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Parties support gender equality target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

Thirteen Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) have supported the call for a stand-alone gender equality target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework during the resumed session of the Open-Ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework in Geneva, Switzerland this month.… Read More »Parties support gender equality target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework

This 2022, adopt Target 22, a stand-alone target for gender equality in the post-2020 GBF

By Women4Biodiversity & FARN, members of  Women’s Caucus – UNCBD Last September, at the 3rd meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) (Part I), Costa Rica proposed a new target (Target 22) for the post-2020 global biodiversity framework (GBF). It reads: Ensure women and girls’… Read More »This 2022, adopt Target 22, a stand-alone target for gender equality in the post-2020 GBF

#WomenActforWetlands videos showcase women’s success stories in conservation and restoration

In celebration of World Wetlands Day last February 2, Women4Biodiversity created and shared weekly videos featuring women and their communities working to protect and restore wetlands near and around their homes. From sewing bags from cloth scraps to reducing plastic pollution in wetlands to channelling… Read More »#WomenActforWetlands videos showcase women’s success stories in conservation and restoration

Reimagining Conservation: Integrating human rights in the development and implementation of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Date and time: 28 February 2022 from 1:15 to 2:45 pm (Nairobi) Co-organizers: Center for Justice Governance and Environmental Action; CIEL; Conservation International; Costa Rica, Earthjustice; Forest Peoples Programme; Human Rights Watch; International Indian Treaty Council; IUCN Commission on Environmental, Economic and Social Policy; Natural… Read More »Reimagining Conservation: Integrating human rights in the development and implementation of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

High-level virtual event advances women’s role in 30-year global biodiversity framework

For the world’s biodiversity policies and programmes to be gender-responsive and transformative, human rights needs to be at the center of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The Framework is a 30-year blueprint that will be adopted by the 196 countries parties to the Convention on… Read More »High-level virtual event advances women’s role in 30-year global biodiversity framework

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