PreCOP26 Joint Intervention


Milan, Italy (September 30, 2021) – Gina Cortes Valderrama delivered an intervention to the PreCOP26 behalf of five diverse rights-based constituencies- Women and Gender, Trade unions, Indigenous Peoples, Youth, the Climate Action Network, and Demand Climate Justice. The intervention shared a collective demand for ambition, justice, and people-powered solutions. Linked here.


SB – Joint plenary to hear closing statements, Kavita Naidu


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


SB June session Joint opening intervention, Cathy Yitong Li


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





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