~ Proposed Views & Options to Advance the UNFCCC Decision (23/CP18) on Gender Balance ~


On 25th July 2013, a Roundtable discussion spearheaded by IEWM and co-organized in partnership with CCN-Kenya, PACJA and FEMNET, resulted in key recommendations and immediate actions to advance the gender balance decision (23/CP18) as adopted by Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) at the eighteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18) in Doha last year in December.

Two sets of recommendations were made as follows:-

a. The first set of recommendations was to the UNFCCC Secretariat
b. The second set of recommendations to the national government

Click here to Read Full Recommendations



FEMNET (The African Women's Development and Communication Network) is a pan African, feminist organisation working to advance the rights of women and girls in Africa. FEMNET has carved a niche in Informing and mobilizing African women in order for them to participate and influence policies and processes that affect their lives. FEMNET has hundreds of members in over 40 countries in Africa as well as in the diaspora. It has played a critical role in building the women's movement in Africa since inception in 1988.

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