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SBSTTA25: CBD Women’s Caucus Briefs to Promote Gender-sensitive Biodiversity Conservation

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During the 25th meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Women’s Caucus launched policy briefs and a policy recommendation to promote gender-sensitive biodiversity conservation.

Target 23 Gender indicators Briefer: How to monitor the gender-responsiveness of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KM-GBF)?

This briefer lays out in detail what is needed for KM-GBF to be gender-responsive and inclusive. In particular, it discusses the below with proper rationale,

  • Gender-sensitive data and gender-specific indicators
  • Types of indicators needed for Target 23 such as headline indicators, key indicators to measure the success of Target 23, and binary indicators
  • Gender disaggregation for headline indicators
  • Sex-disaggregated data collection

Please read the entire briefer here

Policy recommendation: How to advance Gender Justice at SBSTTA 25? A policy recommendation

CBD Women’s Caucus created this policy recommendation as an essential resource for mainstreaming a gender perspective into SBSTTA discussions and outcomes. These are actionable recommendations to advance gender equality and women and girls’s empowerment in biodiversity policies, ultimately fostering a fair and sustainable future for all. It provides actionable recommendations on all the agenda items of SBSTTA 25 as per the below,

  • Item 3 (a) Monitoring framework for the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (KM-GBF)
  • Item 3 (b) Scientific, technical and technological inputs that should inform the global review of collective progress in the implementation of the KM-GBF
  • Item 3 (d) Plant conservation
  • Item 5. Invasive alien species
  • Item 6. Sustainable wildlife management
  • Item 7. Biodiversity and climate change

Please read the entire recommendation here

Watch the replay of the Womens Caucus side event on “How to Gender-Responsively Monitor the Implementation of the KM Global Biodiversity Framework?”

Watch the action organised by Women’s Caucus for headline indicators at the SBSTTA 25 venue here

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