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A gender-sensitive approach to creating, developing and strengthening institutional, systemic and human-resource capacity-building can foster gender balance in decision-making on, delivery of and access to means and tools of implementation for mitigation of adaptation actions more>>
UNFCCC Knowledge Resources
Capacity-building portal Comprehensive reviews of the framework for capacity-building in developing countries
Youth for Climate Action: Good Practice Get inspired by these concrete examples that show how young people around the world are taking action on climate change.

Additional Resources

Resource Institution
Training manual to support country-driven Gender and Climate Change Asian Development Bank (ADB)
The Center of Arab Woman for Training and Research The Center of Arab Woman for Training and Research (CAWTAR)
New toolbox for gender and inclusion in climate change projects CIGAR - Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
Governing land for women and men Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Tailored programmes Hague Academy for local governance
Implementation of Strategy on Gender Mainstreaming within the United Nations System United Nations Inter-Agency on Women and Gender Equality (UN-IANWGE)
Learning and tools International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Toolkit for research on gender and climate change International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch (GED) International Labour Organization (ILO)
Gender, equality and diversity International Training Centre - International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO)
Environment and Gender Index (EGI) International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Gender Office
Knowledge resource Socio-economic and Gender Analysis (SEAGA)
Gender Inequality Index (GII) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Gender Responsive National Communications Toolkit
Global Gender and Economic Policy Management Initiative
GENIA Toolkit for Promoting Gender Equality in Education United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Toolkit for Integrating GBV Prevention and Response into USAID Energy and Infrastructure Projects United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN SWAP) United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB)
Promotion of gender equality through research and education United Nations University-Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme
Training centre UN Women

Women’s Leadership: The Women Delegates Fund

Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO)
Women's Empowerment Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture & Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)


Women for results 
Momentum for Change is an initiative spearheaded by the UNFCCC to shine a light on the enormous groundswell of activities underway across the globe that are moving the world toward a highly resilient, low-carbon future.

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV)
is an open competition supporting breakthrough solutions to the world's most intractable development challenges—interventions that could change millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost.

SEED Awards
Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led start-up social and environmental enterprises in countries with developing and emerging economies.

Accessing USAID grants
USAID welcomes unsolicited contract proposals and assistance applications for consideration.


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Gender Data Portal (OECD)

Gender Statistics (UNECE)

Global Gender Statistics Programme (UNSD)

eAtlas of Gender Inequality in Education (UNESCO)

Environment and Gender Index datasets (IUCN GGO)

Gender Equality & Empowerment of Women (WMO)

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)