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MDG Summit 2010

Building on these discussions and as support to the United Nations General Assembly resolution A//RES/64/289 which aims to help the UN system be accountable for its own commitments on gender equality, including regular monitoring of system-wide progress, the inter linkages between biodiversity, climate change and sustainable land management from a gender perspective, the Secretariat of the CBD and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ,in partnership with the Government of Finland and the Millennium Challenge Corporation facilitated a luncheon discussion on Gender inequality - A constraint to economic growth, biodiversity protection, poverty reduction and sustainable development: Linkages between MDG 1, 3, and 7 on 21 September 2010 at the margins of the MDG Summit. More »

ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review 2010

In an effort to highlight the inter-linkages between the three Rio Conventions from gender perspectives in particular, and how this contributes to sustainable development, the Secretariat organised a high-level lunch-time panel discussion on “harnessing the gender dimensions of biodiversity, sustainable land management and climate change to achieve environment protection and sustainable development” in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). More »

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