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Women take action on Climate Change and Gender Equality

Press Conference Advisory COP 19, Warsaw

18.11.2013 | WICF



PRESS CONFERENCE ADVISORY

Women take action on Climate Change and Gender Equality

WOMEN TAKE ACTION ON  CLIMATE CHANGE AND GENDER EQUALITY

MONDAY 18 NOVEMBER 2013  •  14.30 – 15.00 h
Press Conference Room 2, Level -2/Zone E6

Women Civil Society Leaders Report on
Women’s Concrete Actions on Climate Change
Linking Strong Climate Solutions with Gender Equality


Preview of Gender Day Events Scheduled for Tuesday, 19 November
Contacts: Bridget Burns, WEDO, +1.914.310.3270  - bridget@wedo.org
Claire Greensfelder, WECF,  +1.510.917.5468 - greensfelder@earthlink.net

Speakers:
Sabine Bock
Energy & Climate Program Director,
Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF), Germany

Tess Vistro
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Philippines

Isis Alvarez
Global Forest Coalition, Colombia

Kalyani Raj
All India Women`s Conference, India

Emilia Reyes
Civil Society Representative on Mexican Delegation
Equidad de Genero

Ulrike Röhr
GenderCC/LIFE e.V., Germany

Osprey Orielle Lake
International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative (IWECI), USA  

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GENDER DAY AT UNFCCC COP 19 – SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tuesday, 19 November 2013

11:30-13:00 (UNFCCC) Gender & Climate Change: Vision 50/50; Room: Warsaw
 
13:15-14:45 (UNFCCC) Momentum for Change: Women for Results; Room: Warsaw

15:30 – 16:00 Press Action: Dramatic Reading Signing of International Women’s Earth and Climate Declaration
with Signing Ceremony (come and add your  name!)
Level 1 - Zone A, Close to the cafeteria entrance, against the glass wall.
(note:  this action is pending approval by NGO Liaison) –
 
16:45-18:15 (WOCAN) Woman’s Carbon Standard: Supporting Women’s Empowerment through Climate Mitigation Projects; Room: Room: Torun, Level 2, B3
 
18:30-20:00 (GenderCC, GGCA, LIFE, WEDO) Gender at Work: points and perspectives toward a gender-responsive and transformative climate policy;
Room: Torun, Level 2, B3
 
20:15-21:15 (GGCA, WECF, WEDO) Climate Finance and Gender Equality: Lessons for Sustainable Development;
Room: Torun, Level 2, B3


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