IPCC Gender Task Group

The IPCC, at its 47th Session in March 2018 decided to establish a task group to develop a framework of goals and actions to improve gender balance and address gender-related issues within the IPCC. The Task Group on Gender presented its report at the 49th Session of the IPCC;

The Panel at its Forty-Seventh session, held on 13-16 March 2018 in Paris France, decided to establish a task group to develop a framework of goals and actions to improve gender balance and address gender-related issues within the IPCC. The Task Group on Gender presented its report at the 49th Session of the IPCC

The Panel decided to reconstitute the  IPCC Gender Task Group to further develop a Gender policy and Implementation Plan for the IPCC, as per  decision IPCC-XLIX-5

The purpose of the reconstituted Task Group is to develop a draft IPCC Gender Policy and Gender Implementation Plan considering the Report of the IPCC Task Group on Gender and Gender-related issues.

The implementation plan will identify specific actions, tasks, roles and responsibilities, as well as modalities for monitoring, reporting progress on the execution, review, and possible future updates of the implementation plan, including budgetary implications.

The Task Group will present the draft Gender Policy and Gender Implementation Plan for consideration by the 52nd Session of the IPCC.

 

IPCC Gender Task Group Members

The Task Group is open to IPCC members, Bureau members and Technical Support Unit staff and will be chaired by Ko Barrett, IPCC Vice-Chair and is supported in its work by the IPCC Secretariat.

The Task Group can call upon external experts, as appropriate.

The Task Group’s mode of working will be through various electronic means and face to face meetings during IPCC plenaries. Teleconferencing arrangements will be provided from the IPCC Secretariat.

The letter to governments, Bureau members, and Technical Support Units soliciting member nominations were sent on 20 June 2019. A total of 55 nominations were received.

Meetings and Reports

Repository of related articles