17 October 2008…A FEW DAYS FROM NOW, FROM OCT. 19 to 22, the biggest international gathering on gender in climate change and disaster risk reduction (DRR) will convene at Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City.

It is the first time that major international bodies will unite on this important topic. Coordinated by the Center for Asia Pacific Women in Politics (Capwip) led by Dr. Jung Sook Kim, the participating groups include the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), Womens Environment and Development Organization (Wedo), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), United Nations Fund for Women (Unifem), Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), International Union for Conservation (IUCN) and the Global Gender Climate Alliance (GGCA).   READ MORE

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