BONN, GERMANY (June 18, 2014)- On Friday, June 6th, Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) alongside, LIFE E.v., in partnership with WEDO and on behalf of the joint EWA initiative, Empower Women Benefit for All, partners organized a side event entitled “Planning for sustainable, gender-equitable and climate-proof development”.

The event gave an overview about the linkages between gender, climate and development from different perspectives and assessed criteria and targets for Climate Change and the Post-2015 global and national plans, which are sustainable, gender-equitable and climate proof.


  • “Climate Equity: Is development need coupled to greenhouse gas-emissions? A women and gender perspective on development need.”
    Sabine Bock, WECF – Women in Europe for a Common Future
  • “Example for sustainable, equitable and climate proof development and a national appropriate mitigation activity (NAMA) for the energy sector in Georgia.”
    Nino Gamisonia, RCDA – Rural Community Development Agency
  • “Key messages from the women and gender constituency.”
    Bridget Burns, WEDO on behalf of the Women and Gender Constituency
  • “The current discussion of the post-2015 process and on how Climate Change should be integrated in this framework in order to be complementary to the UNFCCC.” Bernadette Fischer WWF-CAN and Carmen Capriles, Reacción Climatica for the Women Major Group

Respondent from civil society:

Raquel Rosenberg (Engajamundo – Clic!) YOUNGO

Respondents from parties:

Philippines, Mexico

Moderator: Sascha Gabizon, WECF

View photos from the event here.

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