Gender and Climate Change Side Events at CSW60

CSW60 will focus on "women's empowerment and its link to sustainable development." Many GGCA members will be attending and contributing to both official meetings and side events. More information can be found on UN Women's website. Some highlights of GGC-relevant and GGCA member events include:

From Paris to Marrakech: Political Commitments to Effective Gender-Responsive Climate Solutions

  • Sponsor: WEDO, OECD-DAC Network on Gender Equality, Switzerland, France, Peru, Morocco, Italy, Fiji, Egypt
  • Date: Monday, 14 March 2016
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Location: ECOSOC Chamber, UN HQ

Women's Energy Entrepreneurship: Empowering Women and Scaling Access to Energy

  • Sponsor: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, ENERGIA, UN Women
  • Date: Monday, 14 March 2016
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Church Center for the UN, 777 UN Plaza

Responding to the Climate Crisis: Adolescent Girls at the Center of the Storm and the Solution

  • Sponsor: United Nations Association
  • Date: Wednesday, 16 March 2016
  • Time: 6:00 - 8:30pm
  • Location: UN Foundation, 801 Second Avenue, 9th Floor

How to Hold Your Government's Feet to the Fire: Accountability for the 2030 Agenda

  • Sponsor: Women's Major Group
  • Date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Church Center of the UN, 10th Floor

Women on Fire: Shaping the Agenda for Gender-Mainstreaming in the Energy Sector

  • Sponsor: Philippines
  • Date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Time: 1:15pm - 2:30pm
  • Location: Conference Room 7, UN HQ

Protecting and Empowering Displaced Women Through Safe Access to Fuel and Energy

  • Sponsor: Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, SAFE, WFP, Lifeline, Women's Refugee Commission
  • Date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Time: 4:30pm
  • Location: Salvation Army, 221 East 52nd Street

Cities for CEDAW goes international

  • Sponsor: NGO CSW
  • Date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Time: 6:15pm - 7:30pm
  • Location: Church Center for the UN, 777 UN Plaza

Women's Response to Water Crises in the U.S. and Abroad

  • Sponsor: United Nations Association
  • Date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Location: UN Foundation, 801 Second Avenue, 9th Floor

2nd Annual Interactive Business Plan Development for Women and Girl's Social Business Start-Ups

  • Sponsor: African Moringa Alliance
  • Date: Friday, 18 March 2016
  • Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Location: Church Center of the UN, 777 UN Plaza

Act, Produce, Conserve: Gender-Responsive Implementation of the SDGs

  • Sponsor: WEDO, WECF, KWF, WEP, APWLD, NAACP
  • Date: Tuesday, 22 March 2016
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Church Center of the UN, Boss Room, 777 UN Plaza

Combatting Inequality with Information: How Gender and Environment Data Can Promote Gender Inclusion in the SDGs

  • Sponsor: IUCN, Sierra Club, World Resources Institute
  • Date: Thursday, 24 March 2016
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Salvation Army, 221 East 52nd Street

Clean Energy Finance to Expand Women and Girls' Access to Energy: Promising Insights from India

  • Sponsor: USAID, ArcFinance
  • Date: Thursday, 24 March 2016
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Church Center of the UN, 777 UN Plaza