The COP26 Catalyst for Climate Action is a framework initiated by the UK COP26 Presidency to discuss challenges and propose solutions for capacity building in support of the Paris Agreement. Here is how CDKN contributed to the COP26 Catalyst - and where you can read the recommendations presented in Glasgow. [more...]
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There is considerable potential for more locally-led anticipatory action to prepare people for extreme weather and climate events and avoid loss and damage - reports Myriam Castaneda Solares of the START International network, from a COP26 Resilience Hub event. [more...]
The Government of Ethiopia has benefitted from undertaking a 'gender audit' of its climate-smart development activities. Medhin Fissha, the former Gender and Social Safeguards Officer of Ethiopia's Climate Resilience Green Economy (CRGE) Facility explains how. [more...]
Huge work remains, following COP26, to provide the climate finance needed for a rapid transition to a net zero emissions, climate-resilient future, including much-needed loss and damage finance; and to shift global emissions onto a pathway to a 1.5°C world. Mairi Dupar reports. [more...]
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The CDKN and ICCCAD team has woven together the ‘Voices from the Frontline’ stories into a colourful synthesis publication: Voices from the Frontline of Covid-19: What can we learn about achieving the SDGs at community level? [more]…
GUIDE: Advancing gender equality and climate action: A practical guide to setting targets and monitoring progress
CDKN, ODI, SNV, CARE and Mercy Corps have launched a new guide, entitled Advancing gender equality and climate action: A practical guide to setting targets and monitoring progress. [more]…
Resources from our partners
This policy brief highlights what needs to be done at different stages of the project life cycle to integrate gender and the resources that need to be in place to enable effective gender sensitive design and implementation, with illustrations from WISER and a number of different initiatives.
This policy brief highlights actions that funding partners could take to ensure that future climate services programmes result in improved, sustainable, impactful, equitable and locally owned services with positive impacts on partners and society.