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 establish a second Task Group on Gender Policy and Gender Implementation Plan ((TG-Gender) to develop a draft Gender policy and Implementation Plan to improve gender balance and address gender-related issues within the IPCC, for consideration by the Panel at its 52nd Session (decision IPCC-XLIX-5 )
The purpose of the new 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.