About this Event
WHAT: Collective action for Target 22, a stand-alone target for gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework proposed by Costa Rica and supported by 11 other Parties
WHO: Women4Biodiversity, a member of the Women’s Caucus – UN Convention on Biological Diversity, is organizing an action for Target 22. As part of the action for Target 22, supporters will be sharing their thoughts on the stand-alone target and the need for gender equality in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework. The action will be opened with a Mexican traditional ritual.
WHEN: 21 March 2022 | 1:30 PM CETWHERE: Plenary lobby, Centre International de Conférences Genève
WHY: To get more support for Target 22, that will help ensure a truly gender-responsive post-2020 global biodiversity framework. A stand-alone gender target will anchor gender equality in all biodiversity-related planning, policies and implementation. It would ensure that the post-2020 Gender Plan of Action is implemented and drive action towards gender priorities, funding for gender-responsive biodiversity action, the inclusion of gender considerations in planning processes (e.g. National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans), and in-progress monitoring and reporting
MORE DETAILS: Read more about Target 22, the proposed stand-alone gender target in the post-2020 global biodiversity framework here. For more context for Target 22 and information on women and girls in biodiversity, see Advancing Women’s Rights, Gender Equality and the Future of Biodiversity in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework report.
CONTACT: Claire Madarang | Communications, Women4Biodiversity | firstname.lastname@example.org