Traditional Knowledge and Gender Sensitive Adaptation


Best practices and available tools for the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation, and the application of gender-sensitive approaches for understanding and assessing impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change.


Options and ways to advance the gender balance goal


Submission to the UNFCCC to promote gender balance and improve the participation and representation of women in UNFCCC negotiations, the COP invited Parties and observer organizations to submit their views on options and ways to advance the gender balance goal.


Report on gender composition


Report on the progress of gender balance, including the representation of women from regional groups, and a breakdown of the gender composition of delegations


Report on COP18 in Doha


Action taken by the Parties, including promoting gender balance and improving the participation of women in UNFCCC negotiations and in the representation of Parties





Participation and Representation of Women


UNFCCC conclusions on improving the participation of women in the representation of Parties in bodies established under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. Draft decision proposed by the President.