During the Opening Plenary of the first GST Technical Dialogue SB56 on 9th June, Liane Schalatek emphasized that the Global Stocktake must be focused on the principles of climate justice, equity and the best available sciene. Read more about the WGC’s assessment in the intervention.
During the joint opening Plenary of SBI and SBSTA on June 06, Anne Songole from Kenya has recalled that at these intersessionals, Parties should work towards conclusions on climate justice issues, including: finance for loss and damage, and closing the critical emissions gap and delivering on climate finance. Read the full statement here.
At the Closing Session of the SBI (6 November 2021), Pat Bohland delivered this intervention. She reflected on the lack of gender-responsive, intergenerational and rights-based approach in negotiations. In the intervention she also touched upon challenges for Observers’ access. She called on Parties to work on achieving Paris Promises in next week’s decisions. Linked here.
At COP26 in Glasgow, Babitha delivered this opening intervention on behalf of the WGC (31 October 2021). She called on Parties to get to work on achieving climate justice. She shared demands for safeguarding human rights, as they are drivers of ambition and effective climate action. Linked here.
Virtual (June 17, 2021) – Kavita Naidu on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency, reminded Parties and observers that the world continues to reel from the increasing devastating impacts of the climate and pandemic crisis, which are disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable women in the Global South. Therefore, states must provide scaled up finance… Read More
Virtual (June 05, 2021) – Lylian Coelho Ferreira, on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency, urged Parties, particularly those who use the language of inclusion, to stand up and speak out for our space in this process as we have found ourselves muted in this virtual consultations. In the first week, the members of… Read More
Virtual (May 31, 2021) – Cathy Yitong Li, on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency, reminded Parties of the Paris principles – respecting human rights, the rights of Indigenous Peoples, gender equality, intergenerational equity, ecosystem integrity, food security and a just transition – which are critical to all climate action. These are currently not… Read More
BONN, Germany (June 11, 2015) — On Thursday , Queensley O. Ajuyakpe from Women Environmental Programme, Nigeria, on behalf of the Constituency, delivered a statement in the closing of the 42nd Session of the Subsidiary Body on Implementation (SBI), calling for “a just and gender-responsive climate agreement in Paris that is equitable, ambitious and provides us with binding… Read More
Conclusions by the chair on gender and climate change, including the appreciation of efforts by the women and gender constituency, among others, in relation to gender balance gender-sensitive climate policy.
UNFCCC conclusions to Article 6, including reaffirming the importance of gender aspects as a cross-cutting issue