This is the first in a new “Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) Webinar Series” on issues that affect gender and climate change, including a special focus on the lead up to and beyond the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris.Gender-responsive finance mechanisms related to climate change are critical to establishing sound policies and on-the-ground action and community involvement that achieves gender equality and addresses climate change.Join us as three special guest panellists present and discuss their work and views with you, a live participatory audience, on the most pressing gender-finance mechanisms for COP21 and beyond.


  • Anne T. Kuriakose, Senior Social Development Specialist, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), World Bank: “Gender in the CIF: Key Priorities and Progress to Date”
  • Gabriella Richardson Temm, Gender and Social Issues, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Gender Focal Point: “GEF’s Gender Mainstreaming Approach: Progress and Challenges”
  • Liane Schalatek, Associate Director, Heinrich Böll Foundation, North America: “Green Climate Fund (GCF)”


  • Vicky Markham, Interim Coordinator, GGCA

Co-organized by the GGCA and IUCN.

Gender Responsive Climate Finance Mechanisms from GGCA Secretariat on Vimeo.

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