Land Rights as a Gender Justice and Climate Mitigation Strategy
Location Name: International Development Research Center
Address: 150 Kent Street
Start and End Times: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Indigenous Peoples’ and local communities’ lands cover more than half of the world’s global land mass, and women make up more than half of the 2.5 billion people who customarily own and use these lands. Securing the land rights and leadership of women, Indigenous Peoples, and communities is now recognized as key to achieving local and global development goals yet international support remains siloed and inadequate. The Rights and Resources Initiative is hosting a strategic discussion to: connect stakeholders across the issues of gender, climate, and land rights; raise awareness of the interdependent nature of the issues; identify opportunities for collaboration; and collectively articulate a more holistic path forward, improving and scaling-up what works.