Onze buitenlandse economische activiteiten en handel leveren veel op. Maar tegen welke kosten? Waar moeten we als Nederland de grens trekken om zowel binnen de planetaire grenzen te blijven als gelijkheid te bevorderen?
Both ENDS is co-organising a double panel discussion 'Delta Dynamics: Dutch Masterplans and the SDGs' on June 26th. This is part of the conference 'Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals: Water, Food and Climate (25-26 June 2018)' organized by the Centre for Sustainable Development Studies at the University of Amsterdam. At the sessions Both ENDS' partners from Jakarta and Manila will be presenting.
The Green Climate Fund aims to support transformational pathways to climate-resilient development, intends to reach those most vulnerable, and commits to a gender-sensitive approach. This session presents an important way of putting these commitments into practice: by engaging small grants funds. These funds can provide the much needed channel between large international institutions and local communities adapting to climate change, and assure financing reaches women and men to contribute to transformative climate action. But how to make this shift in how financing is delivered? The audience will be actively engaged in the discussion to come to concrete suggestions to strengthen local access and gender responsiveness of climate finance.
Join us for the fourth session of this five-part series on women's rights and climate finance, aimed at building knowledge and power to ensure finance flows benefit local women's groups, respond to community needs and respect human rights. The webinar will be conducted in English with simultaneous translation in Spanish and French.
Het International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Both ENDS, IUCN Nederland en Mama Cash nodigen je uit voor presentaties door Joan Carling, inheems leider en vrouwenrechtenactiviste uit de Filipijnen en lid van de permanente commissie inheemse volken van de VN, en Jan van de Venis, mensenrechtenadvocaat bij JustLaw, over de ervaringen van inheemse leiders op de Filipijnen in een context van toenemende onderdrukking en mensenrechtenschendingen tegen milieu-activisten.
On the 14th of April, Both ENDS wil host a workshop called 'Small Grants, Big Impacts' on the annual Africa day in Amsterdam. The workshop aims to demonstrate that so called 'small grants funds' effectively deliver (devopment and climate) money where it matters, to people that need it the most. Large development banks, funds, donors and governments could use small grants funds as alternative financing mechanisms to make sure their money benefits people and their environment now and it the far future.