This event will consider the double injustice of tacking gender equality and climate change, particularly in the context of the upcoming climate agreement, set to be agree in December at the French Government hosted COP21.


  • Mme. Pascale Boistard, French Secretary of State for Women’s Rights
  • Mrs. Mary Robinson, President, Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
  • Ms. Lakshmi Puri, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Representative of the Government of Peru (TBC)
  • Ms. Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Advisor, International Union for Conservation of Nature Moderator

closing remarks Ms. Martha Chouchena-Rojas, CARE International Head, Global Advocacy and reflections from WEDO on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency.

WHEN 10 March 2015, 11:30a-12:45p
WHERE Conf. Room 2, UN HQ (Conf. Bldg.)
RSVP by 8 March (Please indicate if you do not have a UN grounds pass)

**Co-sponsored by Government of France, CARE International, IUCN, NGO CSW/NY and WEDO**

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