Bonn Conference urges more gender-responsive climate action!

Experts meeting at last month’s UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn called on governments and non-government organizations to fully implement the Gender Action Plan (GAP) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, by for example building the capacity within governments to integrate gender considerations in climate plans and action.

Responding to a report by the gender task group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - the UN body which evaluates climate change science - government and non-government representatives also called on UN Climate Change to draw on the report’s recommendations for action to increase the representation of women in both processes.

Read the entire article published in the UNFCCC Newsroom here.