The Post-Political Link Between Gender and Climate Change: The Case of the Nationally Determined Contributions Support Programme


Ruiz, Felipe Jaramillo, and Juan Pablo Vallejo. 2019. "The Post-Political Link Between Gender and Climate Change: The Case of the Nationally Determined Contributions Support Programme." Contexto Internacional 41 (2): 327-44.

Authors: Felipe Jaramillo Ruiz, Juan Pablo Vallejo


This paper interrogates to what extent the gender component of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Support Programme of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reaffirms the post-political condition of climate change. By analysing the incorporation of gender in the NDC Support Programme and its articulation in Colombia’s Low-Carbon Development Strategy, the study exposes the strategic, epistemological, and normative risks of advancing feminist ideas within mainstream institutional frameworks. Thus, this paper shows the opportunities and challenges of dislocating the political and epistemological boundaries of climate change policies by promoting feminist ideas.

Este artigo questiona em que medida o componente de gênero do Programa de Apoio às Contribuições Nacionalmente Determinadas (CND) do Programa das Nações Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD) reafirma a condição pós-política das mudanças climáticas. Ao analisar a incorporação do gênero no Programa de Suporte às CDN e sua articulação na Estratégia de Desenvolvimento de Baixo- -Carbono da Colômbia, o estudo expõe os riscos estratégicos, epistemológicos, e normativos do avanço das ideias feministas dentro das estruturas institucionais tradicionais. Assim, este artigo mostra as oportunidades e desafios de deslocar as fronteiras políticas e epistemológicas das políticas de mudanças climáticas ao promover ideias feministas.

Keywords: Gender, climate change, feminism, post-political, Colombia, gênero, mudança climática, feminismo, pós-política, Colombia

Topics: Development, Environment, Climate Change, Feminisms, Gender, International Organizations Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Colombia

Year: 2019

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