Celebration of Women’s Leadership in Sustainable Development

Time: 5:15-7:00pm
Location: Rio Conventions Pavilion
RSVP to Nathalie Eddy or Lorena Aguilar

A celebratory cocktail reception and award ceremony that aims to capture the spirit and momentum of women’s and gender champions’ efforts toward equality and sustainability over the last ten years, this event will recognize 10 individuals for their leadership and innovation.  Awardees will represent diverse regions as well as varied levels of engagement, bringing voices together from the grassroots to the highest national and international political levels.

This celebration is being organized in memory of Marie Aminata Khan of the CBD Secretariat, a tireless advocate for women’s human rights and a friend and ally of the organizers.

Reception to follow