New Publication: Gender and Climate Change Adaptation in the NDCs

Women are disproportionately affected by climate change and concurrently important agents of change. As central actors in the fight against climate change, women must be taken into account when proposing and implementing climate change adaptation measures. To what extent have nationally determined contributions (NDCs) included gender-specific considerations in terms of climate change adaptation? The Tool for Assessing Adaptation in the NDCs (TAAN), analysed the gender-sensitive aspects in climate change adaptation in all submitted NDCs (as of October 2021) by looking into the qualitative and quantitative data presented in the NDCs.

Hereby, this policy paper discusses:

  • gender-specific considerations in NDC Updates in comparison to the first round(s) of NDCs,
  • the high proportion of gender-specific planning in comparison to the relatively low rate of gender-specific implementation,
  • different national strategies and policies to ensure and implement capacity building for women and women’s empowerment,
  • gender-disaggregated impacts of climate change and/or gender-responsive budgeting.

The paper aims to help understand the different ways of integration of gender considerations realized by countries’ NDCs according to national contexts, capacities and needs, and to inspire the continuation of the integration of gender in NDC revision processes on the road to COP27 and beyond. We hope you enjoy this TAAN based publication and look forward to your comments and feedback!


New Publication: The landscape of financing options to address human mobility in the context of climate change

The implementation of timely and diversified financing measures can dampen the effects of climate shocks, preserve and rebuild livelihoods and significantly reduce future costs. This study presents an overview of sources of financing for human mobility in the context of climate change (HMCCC) and a list of 10 financial instruments and tools for addressing this issue

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Invitation to the 6th EbA Community of Practice-Workshop

On January 25th and 26th the International EbA Community of Practice will meet for their 6th workshop. You can find the registration link further below. Like in the past year, the workshop will be held online and will feature a wide array of topics and speakers from all around the world

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