G8 Evian Action Plan on Health

Sectors : Employment and Training, Gender and economic opportunity, Education capacity, Climate change technology and research
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
2003
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Commitments in: Gender - Gender and economic opportunity

 “72. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress to achieve Millennium Development Goal 3, including through:

 ...(d) Ensuring that women benefit from policy measures to generate full and productive employment and decent work for all, in accordance with commitments by States to International Labour Organization conventions, including policy measures to promote, inter alia, access of women and girls, including mothers and pregnant women, to formal and non-formal education, equal skills development and employment opportunities, closing wage gaps between women and men and recognizing women’s unpaid work, including care work;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Climate Change - Climate change technology and research

“Article 6

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PUBLIC AWARENESS

In carrying out their commitments under Article 4, paragraph 1 (i), the Parties shall:

(a) Promote and facilitate at the national and, as appropriate, subregional and regional levels, and in accordance with national laws and regulations, and within their respective capacities:
(i) the development and implementation of educational and public awareness programmes on climate change and its effects;
(ii) public access to information on climate change and its effects;
(iii) public participation in addressing climate change and its effects and developing adequate responses; and
(iv) training of scientific, technical and managerial personnel;
(b) Cooperate in and promote, at the international level, and, where appropriate, using existing bodies:
(i) the development and exchange of educational and public awareness material on climate change and its effects; and
(ii) the development and implementation of education and training programmes, including the strengthening of national institutions and the exchange or secondment of personnel to train experts in this field, in particular for developing countries.”
 

Scope: 
International