[VIDEO] Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Action—IISD/WEDO

Event: 2021 ADB Asia and the Pacific Virtual Gender Forum l The Power to Transform: Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific

[VIDEO] Advancing Gender-Responsive Climate Action—IISD/WEDO

24 November 2021
Author / Speaker: 
Julie Dekens, IISD (International Institute for Sustainable Development) - Other materials by the author
Tara Daniel, WEDO (Women's Environment & Development Organization) - Other materials by the author

The National Adaptation Plan (NAP) process and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) represent key opportunities to address the gender dimensions of climate change if undertaken in a gender-responsive manner. Over the years, an increasing number of NAPs and NDCs have been mainstreaming gender. However, there is still a long way to go to make them gender-responsive. This session will explore how countries can pursue gender-responsive NAP processes and the extent to which gender is currently being integrated into NDC documents. During this session, speakers will share tools to support gender-responsive processes to formulate and implement NAPs and NDCs. Finally, the Nepal NDC will be used as a case study of a gender-responsive NDC. 



  • Julie Dekens, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and the NAP Global Network
  • Tara Daniel, Senior Programme Manager, WEDO (Women's Environment & Development Organization)
  • Amy Reggers, Gender and Climate Change Consultant
  • Radha Wagle, National Gender and Climate Change Focal Point of Nepal


International Institute for Sustainable Development



Women's Environment & Development Organization


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Learning Event


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