Inuit person on a dog sled

Partnering with peoples

Editor's note: We are featuring this piece that was originally published in "The Global Environment Facility: Delivering solutions for a sustainable future," the September 2017 issue of UN Environment's "Our Planet" magazine, to celebrate the contribution of traditional knowledge towards the GEF’s…
The Civil Society Forum of the Global Environment Facility took place on June 26th, 2018, and opened with traditional Vietnamese performances. Photo: IISD/ENB/Sean Wu.

The role of civil society in transforming environmental systems

How did a chemical supplier in Mozambique learn that its safety instructions were putting women and children in danger? How could female clam harvesters in Tunisia come together to create the first women’s trade union and go onto change national law? These are just two of eighteen inspiring stories…

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