Gender responsive climate action: from technology and innovative financing to policy
The Irish Government, together with CARE International, Gender Concerns International and the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists invite you to our side event at COP24.
EU Pavilion, Room Vienna, Tuesday 4th December, 14.30 – 16.30
How can we achieve momentum in science and technology, in practice, and in policy choices to accelerate gender responsive climate action? What are the critical areas that we need to work on NOW to ensure the UNFCCC Gender Action Plan can deliver this momentum?
Side Event Programme
14.30- 14.40 Introduction to event co-organizers
14.40- 14.50 Perspective from the field:
Speaker: Constance Okollet from the OSUKURU United Women’s Network
14.50- 15.10 CARE International:The role of innovative financing in adaptation and how to make it more gender responsive.
Vitu Chinoko, CARE International Malawi
Tracy Sonny, Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance
15.10- 15.30 INWES (International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists): Women, adaptation, and the role of hydromet services.
Professor Lidia Zakowska, University of Krakow, Poland
Lylian Coelho, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery, France
Amelia Trachsel, Translink, Canada
15.30- 15.50 Gender Concerns International; How can we strengthen multi-stakeholder networks of Women’s and CSOs to meaningfully engage in climate policy development?
Dr. Khedija Arfaoui, Feminist Scholar, Women Rights Activist, and Human
Rights Researcher, Tunisia
Sabra Bano, Gender Concerns International
15.50- 16.05 Government of Ireland; Women as agents of change; towards a climate and gender justice approach
Speaker: Michelle Winthrop, Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
16.05- 16.25 Discussion from the floor: what key actions can we recommend for GenderDay at COP24. Please tweet using #OurPlanetToo
16.25- 16.30 closing remarks