In Article 7, paragraph 1, on Technology transfer and development, some Parties have introduced a reference to “responding to gender sensitive needs”. What does this addition mean, and what are its potential implications and advantages? Advice: Gender issues have been increasingly recognised as an integral part of the international community’s …

Informe: BP 5/14 Autores: Linda Siegele y Christoph Schwarte Este nuevo documento informativo ilustra las herramientas legales básicas y técnicas disponibles para la comunidad internacional para fortalecer la igualdad de género a través de un nuevo acuerdo. Escrito por Linda Siegele y el Director de la LRI, Christoph Schwarte, el informe esboza …

1. What do the Almaty Guidelines to the Aarhus Convention require the ratifying countries to support? What best practices developed under the Almaty Guidelines are relevant here? Which countries represented on the GCF Board have been particular champions in the work under the Almaty Guidelines? 2. Besides the Almaty Guidelines, are there other international …

What are the rules of procedure vis a vis observer participation with respect to subsidiary bodies, in particular, the practice as applied to the Standing Committee ? A summary of the rules of procedure for participation by observer organisations is set below under the heading “General Rules Regarding NGO Participation in UNFCCC COP Negotiations.” …

1. Is there any legal entitlement of civil society to participate in a session under the UNFCCC (in UN facilities) that consists solely of informal workshops, formal workshops, or informal consultations?  2. Is there any legal entitlement of civil society to participate in an informal session hosted by a State Party? 3. Is there any other way, …