Bonn, Germany, June, 13th, 2011– WEDO, alongside the Government of Finland, GGCA, MRFCJ and others, is proud to host the side event “Women and Climate Finance – Past Experiences Inspiring Future Funds”. Please join us to discuss lessons learned through mainstreaming gender in development funds, and to consider how these experiences can serve as a foundation for integrating gender equality and women’s empowerment into climate finance mechanisms.

Moderated by Ms. Mary Robinson
President, Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice

Gender and the CDM
Ms. Karoliina Anttonen, Senior Policy Officer, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Mr. Martin Hession, Chair, CDM Executive Board

Progress on Gender Mainstreaming
Dr. Veerle Vandeweerd, Director, Environment and Energy Group, UNDP
Dr. Boni Biagini, Head, Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Operations, GEF
Dr. Annette Windmeisser, Member, CIF Trust Fund Committee

Learning Lessons and Informing the Green Climate Fund
Ms. Cate Owren, Executive Director, WEDO

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