28 Jun '18, 12pm

Promoting #GenderEquality & women’s empowerment can help achieve better environmental outcomes https://t.co/ImTxKD1OnN

UN Climate Change News, 28 June 2018 - To spread awareness and understanding of the relationship between gender and environment, and how to mainstream gender in environmental projects and programs, an open online course on gender and environment is now available. The e-course was recently launched by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP) at the sixth GEF Assembly taking place in Danang, Vietnam. Addressing gender equality helps achieving better environmental outcomes; and without a gender-responsive focus, environmental programmes can perpetuate and even widen inequality. The e-course is aimed at people working on environmental issues in order to improve their understanding of the links between gender and environment and how integrating gender considerations can advance environmental ...

Full article: https://unfccc.int/news/new-e-course-understanding-the-ge...

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