Gender

  • Gender and Climate Change - AfricaJan 7, 2014Gender and Climate Change - Africa

  • Gender and Climate Change - Asia and the PacificAdaptation

  • Integrating Gender in Disaster Management in Small Island Developing States: A Guide

  • Africa Adaptation Programme Experiences: Gender and Climate ChangeApr 16, 2013Africa Adaptation Programme Experiences: Gender and Climate ChangeThis is the first edition of the Africa Adaptation Programme (AAP) Discussion Paper Series. This paper focuses on the links between gender and climate change adaptation by highlighting the steps that the AAP is taking to ensure the equal participation of women and all members of society in responding to climate change.

  • Sep 1, 2008Climate Change at UNDP: Scaling Up to Meet the ChallengeThe paper presents UNDP's strategy to support the efforts of developing countries and vulnerable groups for scaling up mitigation and adaptation action to successfully meet the climate change challenge and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation GuidebookJul 1, 2010Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation GuidebookThe Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation Guidebook presents a wealth of experiences and examples taken from the UNDP-GEF Community-Based Adaptation Programme that are being piloted throughout the world. The Guidebook will be useful for any community-based practitioners who wish to review successful cases of gender mainstreaming in community-based adaptation projects.

  • Sep 14, 2010The Contribution of UNDP-GEF Adaptation Initiatives Towards MDG3This brief discusses the nexus between climate change and the third Millennium Development Goal: to promote gender equality and empower women (MDG 3). It describes how initiatives financed by the Global Environment Facility have integrated gender perspectives into climate change adaptation and highlight examples from the current EEG/GEF portfolio.

  • Resource Guide on Gender and Climate ChangeSep 1, 2009Resource Guide on Gender and Climate ChangeThe guide aims to inform practitioners and policy makers of the linkages between gender equality and climate change and their importance in relation to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. It makes the case for why it is necessary to include women's voices, needs and expertise in climate change policy and programming.

  • Gender Clean Development MechanismNov 1, 2010Gender Clean Development MechanismThis short flyer explores the gender dimensions of climate finance mechanisms, focusing on the Clean Development Mechanism. If utilized properly, the CDM can promote sustainable development in host countries by bringing new technologies into communities, which often leads to employment opportunities and environmental benefits (e.g., improved air quality or decreased waste).

  • Women's Green Business InitiativeJan 1, 2010Women's Green Business InitiativeThe Women’s Green Business Initiative is an innovative Programme that addresses existing structural barriers to women’s economic advancement and facilitates equal opportunities for women to participate in the green economy. It aims to ensure that emerging climate funds address the needs of poor women and men equitably.