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Advancing Gender Equality and Human Rights to Stop the Biodiversity Crisis 

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 

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 

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

#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

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