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COP22 side event: gender equality and climate policy

Date
Time (GMT +00) 13:00 14:30
Hero image description: Children in Tanzania Image credit:David Dennis Image license:Creative Commons

Chair

Shelley Thakal - Team Leader, Communications and Outreach, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Speakers

Lorena Aguilar - Senior Advisor, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Gender Programme

Houria Djoudi - Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Collette Benoudji - Knowledge Manager Engagement Lead, Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED)

Eleanor Blomstrom - Co-Director, Women's Environment and Development Organisation (WEDO)

Ayanda Mvimbi - Programme Specialist, UN WOMEN

Martha Rojas - Secretary General, Ramsar foundation

Description

This COP22 side event presents a global exchange of approaches to gender and social inclusion within national climate policy, focusing on processes and outcomes. It aims to generate a better understanding of what policies, institutions, incentives and accountabilities need to be in place to ensure success in implementing the Paris Agreement.

This event is in the Morocco Pavilion which is located in the Green Zone, which does not require an official UNFCCC pass to attend. 

Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco