Report on the in-session workshop on gender-responsive climate policy with a focus on mitigation action and technology development and transfer

This is a summary of the in-session workshop on gender-responsive climate policy with a focus on mitigation action and technology development and transfer requested by decision 18/CP.20. The workshop was held in Bonn, Germany, on 8 and 9 June 2015, during the forty-second sessions of the subsidiary bodies. Discussions were focused on issues related to the gender aspects of UNFCCC processes and mechanisms related to mitigation and technology, gender terms and definitions, examples of gender-responsive actions and policies, case study examples of mainstreaming gender in different mitigation and technology actions, and the opportunities and challenges associated with developing and implementing gender-responsive mitigation and technology policies at the national level.