Several high-profile reports in the last few months have suggested that climate change and natural resource scarcity contributed to the events that have rocked the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) since December 2010.
Regional and international women leaders in energy and climate change converged in the UAE to discuss opportunities and challenges to women's empowerment and leadership in climate change, in advance of the UN climate negotiations (COP18) to be held in Doha at the end of this month.
From Ignorance to Inclusion. Gender-Responsive Multilateral Adaptation Investments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region. Washington, DC: Heinrich Böll Stiftung.