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“Gender is not Plan B!” Advancing gender-responsive measures in the CBD’s Post-2020 Biodiversity Framework

12 Jan, 2019

by Mrinalini Rai, Global Forest Coalition Negotiations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are now at a crucial juncture. Governments, civil society, Indigenous Peoples, local communities, women, youth and other stakeholders are seeking to enable a paradigm shift in the human-nature relationship, from one of neglect and abuse, towards respect and sustainability. GFC and our allies worked to achieve this shift at the CBD’s 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CBD COP14) which was held in Sharm-El-Sheikh, …

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Day of Real Forests

21 Mar, 2018

By the Global Forest Coalition. This photo essay was originally published on Toward Freedom. 21 March 2018: Today is the international day of forests. The United Nations General Assembly designated…

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Testimony from Chaus Uslaini

19 Aug, 2017

My name is Uslaini, my nickname is Chaus and I’m the Director of WALHI Sumatera Barat in Indonesia. My passion in life is helping rural communities to have a better…

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