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Gender issues as as common thread running through global environment and development work v @IUCN

IUCN hosts UN discussions on making gender environmental benchmark 24 March 2011 | News story Gender issues could be the common thread running through global environment and development work, and therefore be at the centre of restructuring the UN system to be more consistent across agencies, programmes and conventions. This was the view of participants at an IUCN-hosted meeting of senior Secretariat staff of the three Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) or “Rio conventions” and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) in Costa Rica recently. Several observers, including representatives of women’s organizations and indigenous peoples, as well as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), were also in attendance. The three conventions are the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),...

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