International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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27 Mar 2020 - publication - English Practice Guide to Auditing United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Gender Equality
This practice guide aims to help auditor plan a performance audit focusing on a central and transforming aspect of the 2030 Agenda: Gender Equality. Sustainable development is not possible without gender equality and women's empowerment. Recognizi...
27 Mar 2020 - publication - English Women as Change-Makers in the Governance of Shared Waters
This paper targets an audience of policy-makers, practitioners and researchers who are interested in taking action, policy and research further on these topics. It combines a survey of the literature with a collection of case examples describing h...
27 Mar 2020 - publication - English Water Resource Management and Gender
Many programmes fail to recognise differences between men and women with regard to their demands on, access to and control over water resources and capacities. This reduces the ability to better understand and appropriately address water issues. T...
27 Mar 2020 - publication - English Global Network Policy: Gender Policy Statement
The objective of this policy statement is to ensure that WWF’s conservation policies, programmes and activities benefit women and men equally and contribute to gender equity, as part of WWF’s broader commitment to strengthen the social dimensions ...
27 Mar 2020 - publication - English The Value of a River Basin Approach in Climate Adaptation
Climate change is having major impacts on water resources, affecting the quantity, quality and timing of water flows in many places. These changes are likely to increase as climate change advances. Taking a holistic river basin approach to climate...
27 Mar 2020 - publication - English Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning
The audience may include government officials; people directly engaged in adaptation, and local development; and those who will become master trainers and planning facilitators. The manual assumes that readers will already have skills in facilitat...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Questionnaire for Collecting Sex-Disaggregated Water Data
This questionnaire is Tool No. 4 of the Gender Toolkit – an output of the UN WWAP UNESCO Project on Gender-Sensitive Water Monitoring, Assessment and Reporting. (Published in 2015)
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Gender Responsive and Inclusive Conservation: Learning, Reflection and Future Direction
This document is a historical accumulation of WWF’s efforts in mainstreaming the issues of gender and social inclusion in conservation in order to enable more equitable use, access, control and decision over natural resource management. This publi...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: a Green Guide
The Flood Green Guide is based on collective experience, review and analysis of current and emerging flood management better practices, and on consultation with experts in engineering, water resource management, urban planning and policy, climate ...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Guidelines on How to Collect Sex-Disaggregated Water Data
This project will produce a comprehensive methodology for gender-disaggregated data gathering and will yield the first-ever set of sex-disaggregated data on topics such as women’s water empowerment and participation in waterdecision-making. The pr...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English NBI Gender Mainstreaming Policy and Strategy
Adoption of an NBI Gender Mainstreaming Policy and Strategy is a practical journey towards attaining sustainability of NBI programs and projects. The Gender Mainstreaming Policy and Strategy will be useful not only to NBI as an institution, but al...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Gender & SDG 6: the Critical Connection
Sustainable Development Goal 6 (Goal 6) to “ensure access to clean water and sanitation for all” requires explicit attention to gender equality and social inclusion. Universal access to safely managed water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and appro...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Gender in Water and Sanitation
Gender in Water and Sanitation highlights in brief form, approaches to redressing gender inequality in the water and sanitation sector. It is a working paper as the Water and Sanitation Program and its partners continue to explore and document eme...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English The Rising Tide: a New Look at Water and Gender
The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender reviews a vast body of literature and offers a framework for visualizing water as an asset, a service, and a space. It shows how water is an arena where gender relations play out in ways that often m...
26 Mar 2020 - publication - English Gender Equality and Inclusion in Water Resources Management
Water is crucial to development in any sector. It is now more important than ever to break the silos and adopt an integrated, all-of-society approach that ensures that the needs of women and marginalised groups are addressed in the implementation ...
25 Mar 2020 - publication - English Gender Equality & Goal 6: the Critical Connection
Sustainable Development Goal 6 (Goal 6) to ‘ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all’ requires explicit attention to gender equality and inclusion. Universal access to safely managed water, sanitation and hygi...
25 Mar 2020 - publication - English Why Gender Matters: a Tutorial for Water Managers
There are significant gender differences in use, access and management of water. It helps to explain why some cultures, societies or communities are more successful than others to manage water. These practices often result in unfair and self-perpe...
25 Mar 2020 - publication - English Female-Friendly Public and Community Toilets: a Guide for Planners and Decision Makers
This guide is for local authorities in towns and cities in charge of public and community toilets. This includes leaders and officials in charge of funding, planning, designing, regulating, monitoring or managing these facilities. It is also usefu...
25 Mar 2020 - publication - English Women as Agents of Change in Water
The challenge has been to focus attention on action-oriented activities and policies that ensure the long-term sustainable management of water resources, in terms of both quantity and quality, and include measures to improve sanitation, while work...
25 Mar 2020 - publication - English AMCOW Policy and Strategy for Mainstreaming Gender in the Water Sector in Africa
The AMCOW Policy and Strategy for Mainstreaming Gender in Africa’s Water Sector was developed in the context of the African Union’s efforts to support gender mainstreaming, within development sectors including the water sector. The policy serves a...

 

 

 

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