Gender and Climate Change: Actions, Results and Lessons Learned

Thursday, Dec 8 – 18:00-19:30
RECEPTION; 19:30-20:00

EU Pavilion – Warsaw Room

This event will showcase successes achieved under the GGCA umbrella as well as bilateral cooperation through the Governments of Finland, Iceland, and South Africa, demonstrating best practice examples and strategies for successfully integrating gender perspective into international and national-level actions on climate change.

  • Moderator: Janet Kabeberi-Macharia, Senior Gender Adviser, UNEP
  • Opening Remarks: Hon. Ville Niinistö, Minister of Environment, Government of Finland
  • GGCA Actions, Results and Lessons Learned
  • Lorena Aguilar: Global Senior Gender Adviser, IUCN
  • Monique Essed Fernandes: Board Chair, WEDO
  • Patience Damptey: Women Delegates Fund (WDF), Ghana
  • François Rogers: Special Advisor to the Gender Office, IUCN
  • Winnie Byanyima: Director, UNDP Gender Team
  • Merlyn Van Voore: Program Officer, UNEP - Finance Initiative
  • Government Leadership on Gender and Climate Change
  • Mr. Hugi Olafsson: Director, Office of Policy & International Affairs, Ministry for the Environment, Iceland
  • Mr. Zane Dangor: Special Adviser to the Minister of Social Development, South Africa
  • Hon. Lulu Xingwana: Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, South Africa