• Our sustainable future depends on gender equality

    Women are agents of transformational change and stewards of nature. They also play a leading role as food producers, representing more than 40% of the agricultural labor and 47% of the global fishing workforce. Yet ongoing discrimination means they continue to be under-represented in decision making and their access to and control of land and resources is severely…

    Our sustainable future depends on gender equality
  • Looking down on Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, high Andes mountains of the Cordillera, Paz, Colombia. Travel holiday in Colombia. Sunrise in the mountain.

    From knowledge to action: Colombia’s national ecosystem assessment

    Colombia, one of the world’s most biodiverse countries, became the first of 11 partner countries in the National Ecosystem Assessment Initiative (NEA Initiative) at UNEP-WCMC to launch its national ecosystem assessment. The launch of the assessment was widely attended by a diverse range of participants, including policymakers, scientists, practitioners, and indigenous peoples and local communities. The assessment…

    From knowledge to action: Colombia’s national ecosystem assessment