Women’s Major Group Side Event for: 7th Session of Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals

*Please note a change from the title in the online program* Responsible Decision-making for Building a Resilient Future: An analytical view of the role of women and the need to change consumption and production patterns to transition toward a future ready to face climate change (title in program)

Date: January 7, 2014

Hour: 6:15-7:30 PM

Place: Conference Room 7 in the North Lawn Building, UN HQ New York

Come hear experiences of speakers from Uganda, SIDS, Paraguay, Indonesia and Bolivia & join in a lively interactive discussion.

Thematic Focus:

· Women and Climate Change – key to achieving sustainable development

· Disaster and Risk Reduction – strategies that overcome gender barriers

· Sustainable Production and Consumption – women’s decisions toward a sustainable future

 side event organizers


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