march, 2017

21mar10:30 am12:00 pmWEDO CSW Parallel Event: Advocating at the intersection of women’s rights and environment

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Event Details

WEDO will host Advocating at the intersection of women’s rights and environment during CSW61. The event will examine key challenges and opportunities, at the intersection of women’s rights and environment, for meeting the goals of the 2015 development agenda, including the Paris Climate Agreement. It will explore key concepts, latest policy research and new tools to track and transform implementation — to ensure we can keep the promises of a sustainable future for all. The event will discuss, in particular, the importance of / challenges to building power and shifting policy, at the global level, and how to ensure it’s being led by local, national and regional experiences.

Speakers:
Bridget Burns, WEDO Co-Director
Eleanor Blomstrom, WEDO Co-Director and Head of Office
Prachi Rao, Project & Communications Associate
Daniela Pedraza Moreno, Gender, Jobs and Justice Fellow
Moderated by Vera Zhou, Science Policy and Data Fellow

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Hashtag: #WEDOfierce | #FeministCSW61
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Please note that this is a free event and admission is on a first-come, first served basis. Please find the event flyer below.

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Time

(Tuesday) 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EST

Location

CCUN, 2ND FLOOR

Organizer

WEDO

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