New York, September11–The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) Committee adopted to take on the issue of climate change and work with national members to advocate for gender equality in all policy-making and implementation efforts. On August 7th, an official statement was made (see below). WEDO, IAW and members of the Committee have been working on an analysis of the CEDAW articles and elements of the negotiating text currently on the table with Parties of the UNFCCC  (see below).

Statement of the Cedaw Committee on Gender and Climate Change

CEDAW and Human Rights Articles Added

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