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TWITTER CHAT ON UNFCCC GENDER DECISION
Highlights of the Twitter chat with Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Excecutive Secretary, are compiled in storify now. The chat was organised by GGCA and aimed at discussing the key...
PUBLICATION GREEN AND CARING ECONOMY
The documentation of the the workshop, its background and results as well as additional contributions from participants, is now available for download.
MOMENTUM FOR CHANGE: WOMEN FOR RESULTS
On March 8, the International Women’s Day, the UNFCCC Secretariat launched the call for applications for Momentum for Change: Women for Results.
Parallel to the first official Conference of the Parties (COP1) a huge International Women's Forum under the title 'Solidarity in the Greenhouse' took place. In the successive COPs, women's issues were missing. Only during COP 8 in New Delhi a side event on gender and energy/climate change took place.
Since COP9, genanet is re-organising women's involvement in the UNFCCC COPs and lobbying for the integration of gender aspects. Out of this work, the international network GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice developed whose members presented their first jointly prepared position papers at COP13 in Bali 2007.
In cooperation with other women and/or environmental organisations - among others the German League for Nature Protection, Women in Europe for a Common Future or the working Group "women" in the German NGO Forum on Environment and Development - genanet developed a statement on the implementation of chapter K "Women and the Environment" of the Platform for Action of the 4th World Conference on Women. The statement is focusing exclusively on the situation in Germany, but the demands are true also for other regions.
A Powerful Connection: Gender and Renewables
A leaflet summarizing arguments for the integration of gender issues into renewable energy policies and measures in industrialised countries. Prepared for the International Renewable Energy Conference (June 2004 in Bonn, Germany) in cooperation with Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)
Mainstreaming Gender into Renewables 2004
Position statement by genanet - Focal Point Gender Justice and Sustainability, working Group 'Women' in the German NGO Forum on Environment and Development, WOMNET/NGO Women's Forum, and Women in Europe for a Common Future for the International Conference on Renewable Energy.
Gender Relations and Renewable Energy: a Northern Perspective
Draft background paper for the renewable energy conference.
The paper is giving a first overview on (possible) gender issues in the field of renewable energy in industrialised countries and gives recommendations to improve the situation. The paper was prepared in connection with the thematic background paper on gender equity and renewable energy (see below).
Gender Equity and Renewable Energy
The 'Thematic Background Paper' no 12 on gender equity and renewable energy was published by the secretariat of the Renewables 2004. The paper was written by ENERGIA and co-authored by Ulrike Roehr from genanet. You can all Thematic Background Papers (TBP) from www.renewables2004.de.
Gender Perspectives on Renewable Energy
The position paper was prepared by women as stakeholders for CSD9 (Commission on Sustainable Development, 9th session had one focus on energy) and reworked for the stakeholder-dialogue at the Renewables.
The Future is Renewable
Declaration on the Bonn Renewables Conference 2004 by CURES (Citizens United for Renewable Energy and Sustainability). The declaration was prepared in October 2003 at a workshop organised by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, the German NGO Forum on Envrionment and Development and WWF in which a representative of genanet took part. The declaration can be downloaded in variuos languages e.g. English, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Portugese, Japanese, Farsi at the CURES-website.
The genanet opinion 'cornerstones of sustainable development from the gender perspective' identifies gender issues in the strategy and how the strategy should be redesigned taking gender issues into account.