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 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 ...
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 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 - report - English Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation
The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, prepared pursuant to Council resolutions 16/2 and 21/2. In the report, the Specia...
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...
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 - report - English Women and Corruption in the Water Sector
Corrupt conduct threatens the achievements of the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and has a negative impact on the enjoyment of the human rights to water and sanitation (Baillat, 2013). Corruption is one of the key water ...
25 Mar 2020 - report - English Gender and Climate Change
Gender-responsive climate policy continues to require further strengthening in all activities concerning adaptation, mitigation and related means of implementation (finance, technology development and transfer and capacity-building) as well as dec...
24 Mar 2020 - report - English Report by the Director-General on UNESCO Actions Promoting Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality
By 179 EX/Decision 42 (Part II), the Executive Board requested the Director-General to present to the General Conference at future sessions a stand-alone report on the actions carried out by the Organization as a contribution to the promotion of w...
24 Mar 2020 - publication - English Mainstreaming Gender at the GEF
In much of the world, women and men exhibit distinct differences in their perspectives and priorities concerning environmental quality, natural resource use, and access to energy services. Literature and studies on this topic recognize that failur...
24 Mar 2020 - report - English Summary of the 53rd Meeting of the Global Environment Facility Council: 28-30 November 2017
The 53rd meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council convened in Washington, DC, US, from 28-30 November 2017, at World Bank headquarters. Representatives of governments, international organizations, and civil society organizations (C...
24 Mar 2020 - publication - English Policy on Gender Mainstreaming
This Policy expresses the Global Environment Facility’s commitment to enhancing the degree to which the GEF and its Partner Agencies promote the goal of gender equality through GEF operations. The policy calls on the GEF and its Partner Agencies t...
24 Mar 2020 - publication - English Roadmap for Gender Equality
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has a long history of investing in local actions geared toward social inclusion to achieve global environmental objectives. Mainstreaming gender1 through GEF programs and projects presents opportunities for en...
24 Mar 2020 - publication - English UNESCO Priority Gender Equality Action Plan 2014–2021
The Action Plan is a companion document to the new Medium-Term Strategy 2014-2021 (37 C/4) and the Programme and Budget 2014-2017 (37 C/5) and aims to operationalize the priorities and objectives in those strategic documents in order to ensure tha...
24 Mar 2020 - publication - English UNESCO Publications Gender Mainstreaming Guidelines
The purpose of the gender equality guidelines for publications is to ensure that the achievements of UNESCO in implementing gender equality as one of its two global priorities are visible in all of its initiatives, including its publications. Thes...
24 Mar 2020 - publication - English Gender Equality Action Plan
This Gender Equality Action Plan (GEAP), developed in close collaboration and consultation with the GEF Agencies, Secretariats of the relevant Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs), and other experts (including Climate Investment Fund - CIF...
27 Jan 2020 - other - English UNIDO's Policy on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
The Organization pursues the programmatic goals of gender equality and the empowerment of women both collectively within the United Nations system and individually as the United Nation’s specialized agency mandated to advance the well being of wom...

 

 

 

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