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
Introduction to event co-organisers
Perspective from the field:
Speaker: Constance Okollet from the OSUKURU United Women’s Network
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
INWES (International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists):
Women, adaptation, and the role of hydromet services. Speakers:
Professor Lidia Zakowska, University of Krakow, Poland
Lylian Coelho, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery, France
Amelia Trachsel, Translink, Canada
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
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
Discussion from the floor: what key actions can we recommend for Gender Day at COP24. Please tweet using #OurPlanetToo