New York, July 9 2010 — It’s official! Christiana Figueres began her tenure as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) yesterday, July 8.

WEDO, along with our partners and allies, looks forward to working closely with Ms. Figueres and the UNFCCC to secure a just and gender-responsive climate agreement.

See the UNFCCC announcement, “Christiana Figueres takes the helm at UNFCCC” (

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