Feminist Solidarity for a Healthy Planet: Joining Calls to Postpone COP26

The world we want – centered on care for people and planet – does not pit climate action against global health – it fosters ecosystems that work for all.  Monday, 13 September: Today, as feminists from around the world – including members of the Women and Gender Constituency to the UNFCCC and its diverse advocacy… Read More

Gender-Just Climate Solutions: Apply now

The Women & Gender Constituency invites you to participate in the 2021 Gender Just Climate Solutions Awards! In 2015, the WGC launched its first ‘Gender-Just Climate Solutions’ Awards. These awards aim to showcase real solutions for a more just, equal and healthy planet. You can apply when you have any climate solution or initiative with… Read More

@SB JUNE Session: The Women and Gender Constituency Demands Progress & Ambition on the Road to COP26

Press Conference: The Women and Gender Constituency’s view on Progress & Challenges on the Road to COP26 In the midst of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) virtual Subsidiary Body discussions, women’s rights and feminist advocates outline key opportunities and challenges for delivering ambitious climate action towards COP26.  Please download the press… Read More

VIRTUAL DIALOGUE: Gender-Responsive and Socially Just NDCs

Virtual dialogue hosted by the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) & members of the YOUNGO Gender Working Group Ambitious climate action demands climate justice- and national plans and policies that center human rights, gender equality, and social justice – as well as the voices of all people, including those most marginalized by climate impacts. On… Read More

Webinar Series on Funding Gender-Just Climate Solutions (with interpretation into French and Spanish)

The Women and Gender Constituency, together with partners, organized a three-part webinar series: “Funding Gender-Just Climate Solutions”, that took place throughout April 2021. See the recordings and slides below. Webinar 1: Exploring the funding landscape (Explorer le paysage du financement/Explorando el panorama de financiación), introduced the series on 1 April. Our speakers introducing upcoming funding… Read More

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Women’s led projects and feminist advocacy for climate justice need financial resources. In particular during the on-going Pandemic and interconnected crises we hope that the following information is useful for ensuring proper funding for your activities. Find the upcoming funding opportunities below – sorted chronologically by application deadlines – and more informations by following the… Read More

Feminist Climate Activism in 2021 – events, submissions and information

We continue to live with muli-layered crises globally. Although many conferences and events had been postponed to this year, they will not take place in person but online and call for well-organized virtual feminist advocacy. In this post you will find key important dates, submission deadlines and information to build up strong feminist climate activism… Read More

Gender Just Climate Solutions: Celebrating the accomplishments of 15 award winners on the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement

PUBLICATION LAUNCH: Five years after the signature of the Paris Agreement,the Women and Gender Constituency is proud to present the accomplishment of 15 award winners who implement Gender Just Climate Solutions all around the world. They showcase climate resilient and transformative development models that bring multiple social and environmental benefits. We know that real solutions… Read More

The WGC at the UNFCCC Climate Dialogues

The UNFCCC Climate Dialogues were organized by the SB chairs Tosi Mpanu Mpanu (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Marianne Karlsen (Norway), in collaboration with the COP 25 Presidency and incoming COP 26 Presidency and  took virtually place between 23 November to 4 December 2020. During the dialogues the network of the Women and Gender Constitueny… Read More

Race-to-Zero Events: Gender-Responsive and Socially Equitable Resilience

Our events have been part of the Race-to-Zero dialogues that took place from 9-19th November 2020. The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) together with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) co-organized these events. We convened three times to discuss how to ensure gender-responsive and socially equitable resilience with slightly different focus each date to… Read More

The WGC’s Webinar Series: “Communications for Gender Just Climate Action”

The Women and Gender Constituency organized a three-part webinar series on “Communications for Gender Just Climate Action” in October 2020. This series was designed for anyone working on gender and climate change, regardless of your previous communications experience. Webinar 1: Digital Advocacy, introduced the series. Neha Gupta of the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law… Read More

The WGC’s “Advocacy for Gender Just Climate Action” Virtual Event

The Women and Gender Constituency organized the webinar “Advocacy for Gender Just Climate Action” on July 31st from 11:00-12:30 UTC. This was the first of several planned events this year both showcasing and addressing designers and implementers of gender just climate solutions. Climate ambition does not only refer to mitigation commitments but to transforming climate… Read More

Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Action Through National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

photo credit: NAP Global Network, International Institute for Sustainable Development The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network has published it’s second synthesis report Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Action Through National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes. The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process provides an unprecedented opportunity to reduce vulnerability to climate change, while also redressing social and gender… Read More

New Video Launched: Global Feminist Climate Advocacy

April 21, 2020 The current COVID-19 pandemic reveals the inequalities and weaknesses of our existing exploitative economic and societal models. Now more than ever before we have to build in solidarity with our communities and form power and strength in global movements that offer answers to the injustices we face. For decades, feminists from around… Read More

Feminist climate activism in 2020: dates, submission deadlines and information

A new year has got started and we hope that 2020 will raise ambition and bring us closer towards a feminist, just and 1.5°C world! In this post you will find key important dates, submission deadlines and information to build up strong feminist climate activism in 2020. 2020 is filled with major milestones also outside… Read More