Posted: Mar 28, 2018
Sector News
  More than 75 key stakeholders gathered in Kathmandu to launch a program to promote smoke-free kitchen communities in Nepal, where household air pollution (HAP) accounts for over 21,000 premature deaths each year. Led by the Global Alliance f...
Posted: Mar 26, 2018
Sector News
  The results of a recent study suggest that four of the most widely-used cookstoves in Mexico may pose a lower risk to human health than previously thought. Contradicting previous assumptions, the study found that the four most common models o...
Posted: Mar 05, 2018
Alliance News
  March 8 is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, political, and economic achievements of women and girls. This year’s celebration comes during a period of unprecedented global efforts to achieve gender equalit...
Posted: Feb 26, 2018
Partner Spotlight
As part of the annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)—the principal intergovernmental initiative dedicated to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment—the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves and UN Women DRC will c...
Posted: Feb 22, 2018
Press Release
  The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced the winners of two grant funds: one  to empower women in the clean cooking value chain and the other, a new program to scale projects that increase access to cleaner cooking solutions fo...
Posted: Jan 30, 2018
Alliance News
  Nomination deadline extended through March 8th! The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is pleased to announce a call for nominations for our Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This award recognizes outstanding female leaders in the hous...
Posted: Jan 26, 2018
Sector News
  Currently, there is no global mandate to ensure that humanitarian assistance includes access to fuel and energy for critical needs such as cooking, lighting, heating, cooling, and phone charging. Funding shortages and insufficient policy guid...
Posted: Jan 21, 2018
Sector News
  An estimated 132,000 people died as a direct result of burn injuries in 2016 (IHME, 2017), and millions more burn survivors suffer disfigurement and emotional damage from the associated stigma. These are disturbing numbers, but limited data o...
Posted: Jan 18, 2018
Sector News
  The United Nations sets out an inspiring ambition in Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5:  Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls This bold goal is supported by targets and indicators that help define what it means in ...
Posted: Jan 16, 2018
Press Release
  Geneva, Switzerland, 15 January 2018. Gold Standard has launched a new Gender Equality Framework within its standard ‘Gold Standard for the Global Goals’ to enable developers and funders of climate protection projects to quantify,...
Posted: Jan 04, 2018
Sector News
  A new study has found that replacing traditional cookstoves that burn wood and kerosene with clean-burning ethanol cookstoves can have a positive impact on birth outcomes, further evidence of the link between clean cooking and improved health...
Posted: Dec 20, 2017
Sector News
  Over 140 people from 20 countries joined the fourth annual Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) Humanitarian Workshop – a global event bringing together key stakeholders from the humanitarian, private, and public sector to learn best p...
Posted: Dec 18, 2017
Alliance News
    COOKING -- A DANGEROUS ACTIVITY FOR MILLIONS OF WOMEN by UN Foundation on Exposure
Posted: Nov 21, 2017
Sector News
  Inefficient combustion of biomass in traditional cookstoves has detrimental climate and environment impacts regionally and globally. However, despite national-level efforts to promote switching to cleaner fuels, there has been a lack of rigor...
Posted: Nov 17, 2017
Sector News
  The evidence is robust and compelling: exposure to household air pollution (HAP) is responsible for a staggering number of preventable illnesses and deaths each year. According to the most recent estimates published in The Lancet in 2017, app...

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