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Blogs 17 March 2024

What is the Sendai Gender Action Plan?

Women's perspectives 3 April 2023

Beyond COP27: Pacific Women Leaders on why women and girls must be included in climate solutions

We spoke to four Pacific Women Leaders, delegates to the recent global United Nations climate change negotiations and advocates in their communities, about the impact of climate change on women and girls in the region, and why it matters so much that their experiences shape climate action.

News 29 September 2022

Pacific women pave the way for gender-responsive resilience

A press release from the Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

News 21 September 2022

UN Women Official Statement for the APMCDRR2022

UN Women is grateful to the Government of Australia and UNDRR for co-hosting the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

News 22 May 2022

7th Global Platform for DRR official statement by Ms. Sima Bahous, Executive Director of UN Women

News 25 March 2022

Speech: agreement on action for a just, safe and sustainable planet

Closing remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Sima Bahous to the 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, 25 March 2022

News 25 March 2022

UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms women's and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction for all

News 17 March 2022

UN Women Executive Director re-ignites ambition for Generation Equality by sharing her bold vision for the future at CSW66

On 16 March, at a high-level dialogue against the backdrop of the 66th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous gathered with Action Coalition Leaders and global Generation Equality actors to ref

News 15 March 2022

Amplifying the voices of women: Towards a gender-responsive midterm review of the Sendai Framework

News 8 November 2021

COP26: why education for girls is crucial in the fight against climate change

Blogs 11 October 2021

The Sendai Framework and its gendered implementation

The regional platforms provide an opportunity for formulating Regional Action Plans that are gender-responsive.

News 23 May 2017

UN Women launches new programme to address the gender inequality of risk at international conference on disaster risk reduction

News 3 January 2016

Adaptation in the Paris climate agreement: A matter of principle - Opinion

News 22 December 2015

Climate Justice: Why women must be included

News 24 September 2015

WEF: 8 ways to ensure innovation benefits all of us

News 14 March 2015

Daily report of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR)

News 13 March 2015

Sendai: Critical role of women in building disaster resilience focus of event at UN conference

News 17 November 2014

Second session of the Preparatory Committee for the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: summary of the discussion (part 2)