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Women's priorities for Rio+20, Side Event at the UNECE Rio+20 conference, Geneva, 2 December

17.11.2011 |WECF

WECF invites to a side event at the UNECE Rio+20 conference on Friday 2 December in Geneva.

From 'Brown' Economy to 'Care' Economy
Women's priorities for Rio+20

Friday 2 December
United Nations, Palais, Geneva
8:30 - 9:45

Breakfast will be served

Please, find the invitation enclosed.

  • 8:30 - Opening and introduction. By Sascha Gabizon, WECF, co-organising partner for the Women MG to the UN for Rio+20
  • 8:40 - Discussion
  • 8:45 - Case study - lessons from the "brown" economy. By Kaisha Atakhanova, NGO Social-Eco Fund, Kazakhstan
  • 8:55 - Discussion
  • 9:00 - Case study - good practices of women in the "green" economy. By Kees van der Ree, ILO
  • 9:10 - Discussion
  • 9:15 - Recommendations for Rio+20. By Sascha Gabizon, WECF, co-organising partner for the Women MG to the UN for Rio+20
  • 9:15 - Panel debate with representatives of governments, major groups and UN agencies "Priorities for the Rio+20 outcome document - key points, strategies, allies and outreach"

Alexandra Caterbow: alexandra.caterbow@wecf.eu
Natalia Dejean: natalia.dejean@wecf.eu

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