Gender and Climate Change Capacity-building

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



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)