Can Lima Close the Gap? No, Not That One!

Can Lima Close the Gap? No, Not That One! We all know that there are a lot of gaps – from emissions and ambition to finance and capacity – but we’re sorry to inform you that there is one you may have overlooked: gender. Gender is one of the foremost social categories in determining roles, experiences and perspectives in… Read More

RELEASE: Global Women Civil Society Leaders Speak Out in Lima, Peru

Global Women Civil Society Leaders Speak Out in Lima, Peru; Demand Urgent Commitments on Climate Action, Gender Equality &  Women’s Rights for New UN Climate Agreement in Paris 2015 Contact:   Bridget Burns, WEDO, +1.914.310.3270 Sabine Bock WECF, +49 (89) 23 23 93 8 12 Claire Greensfelder, WEDO/WECF,  +1.510.917.5468   FOR IMMEDIATE… Read More

Bridget Burns, Informal Dialogue with Incoming COP Presidency, Bonn, June 2014

“We make a strong call to the COP Presidency to ensure that the principles of gender equality and the human rights are fully incorporated in Lima’s outcomes under the ADP. Furthermore, in Lima, we look for concrete progress under the COP agenda item on Gender and Climate Change- taking forward Party recommendations from the Warsaw Conclusions, which… Read More

Bridget Burns, ADP Opening Plenary, June 2014

“The Constituency views this session as an important moment for articulating with Parties how gender equality can be appropriately integrated into the new agreement. Examples from the integration of gender into the Green Climate Fund architecture as well as strong language in the Cancun agreements on human rights and gender equality provide precedents and models… Read More