Jane Smart

Nagoya de Atsumaru! – Rassemblons-nous tous à Nagoya!

Jane Smart, Directrice du Groupe pour la conservation de la biodiversité et Responsable de la délégation de l’UICN pour la 10ème réunion de la Conférence des Parties à la Convention sur la diversité biologique – qui se tiendra à Nagoya, au Japon, du 18 au 29 octobre 2010 – nous explique comment l’UICN se prépare à cet évènement crucial. …   | English | Spanish

21 Jul 2010 | News story

Facing a Changing World: Women, Population and Climate, the UNFPA report State of World Population 2009

Women, Population and Climate

How do population dynamics affect greenhouse gases and climate change? Will urbanization and an ageing population help or hinder efforts to adapt to a warming world? And could better reproductive health care and improved relations between women and men make a difference in the fight against climate change? CEC member Susan Guthridge-Gould recommends this UNFPA report. …  

21 Jun 2010 | News story

Empowering Women is Good for Global Business & Development

Over the last several decades, it has become accepted wisdom that improving the status of women is one of the most critical levers of international development. When women are educated and can earn and control income, a number of good results follow: infant mortality declines, child health and nutrition improve, agricultural productivity rises, population growth slows, economies expand, and cycles of poverty are broken. …  

23 May 2010 | News story

New Indigenous Rights Network in Australia

Despite the disappointment that a national Human Rights Act has been relegated to the Australian Government's back-burner, Indigenous Australians are getting on with advocating and promoting their human rights. …  

21 May 2010 | News story

Participants evaluating their projects using a gender lens.

Energy project managers empowered on gender mainstreaming

Managers of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in six countries in Oceania were trained on incorporating gender dimensions into their respective projects at a workshop recently held in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. …  

10 May 2010 | News story

Aira Kalela

Powering change: IUCN celebrates International Women’s Day

To mark 2010 International Women’s Day, IUCN is honouring leaders who are at the forefront of women’s empowerment in tackling climate change. …   | Spanish

08 Mar 2010 | News story

Female Pastoralist

Empowering women in pastoral societies

The World initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP) has released a report that showcases best practices on pastoralist women’s empowerment. Authored by by Fiona Flintan on behalf of WISP, the report focuses on pastoralist women from pastoral communities across the world. …  

19 Jan 2010 | News story
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Rural women

Copenhagen Day 5 - Women agents of change

IUCN's Senior Gender Adviser, Lorena Aguilar, explains the importance of women as actors in the climate debate. …  

12 Dec 2009 | News story
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Women discussion group in Tenedba-Eastern Sudan

Copenhague - un dernier tournant décisif pour les femmes et changement climatique?

Tous ceux qui ont travaillé sans relâche à garantir que la situation des femmes soit correctement prise en compte dans le cadre de la lutte contre le changement climatique suivront la Conférence de Copenhague en retenant leur souffle. Tout accord à l'issue de la conférence pourrait être le premier à prendre en considération les disparités hommes-femmes face au changement climatique et, ce faisant, à contribuer à sauver la vie de millions de femmes et d’enfants. …   | English | Spanish

30 Nov 2009 | News story

Ramsar site: Azraq Wetland Reserve

Azraq: an oasis under pressure

Increasing water demands in water-scarce Jordan is putting pressure on one of the country’s largest groundwater basins, the Azraq oasis …  

22 Nov 2009 | News story

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