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Mobilizing Climate Action: WEDO Open House & Networking Event

Monday, March 10th, 2014

[ March 19, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]


Please join WEDO and partners for an informal open-house & networking event

In parallel to the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), WEDO is pleased to invite you to an informal networking evening for feminist and climate activists to meet, share, learn and spark action for mobilization and impact in 2014, towards a peaceful and healthy planet.

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Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

6:30pm – 9:00pm

At the …

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Sustainable Solutions to Ending Climate Chaos: How to Make 2015 Matter

Monday, March 10th, 2014

[ March 19, 2014; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. ]

Event Description: A truly transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda which works to ensure women’s human rights and gender equality requires urgent, legally binding action to combat climate change. Climate change is undoubtedly one of the world’s most pressing issues- the impacts of which are already eroding the achievement of sustainable development and poverty eradication for regions, countries and people around the globe- threatening to exacerbate already growing inequality worldwide. Climate change must be understood as a

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Double Mainstreaming Gender Equality & Climate Change in Post-MDG Sustainable Development Approaches

Monday, March 10th, 2014

[ March 17, 2014; 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

EVENT DESCRIPTION: As the world sketches out possible outlines of a post-2015 framework, serious shortcomings of the current MDGs, chief among them the neglect of MDG 7 on environmental sustainability and relegating gender equality to one distinct MDG with limited indicators instead of addressing gender equality as an overarching approach for all MDGs, need to be addressed front and center. Learning from the MDG process and its shortcomings, the proposed post-MDG set of sustainable development goals

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WEDO at Congressional Briefing on Population, Health, & Environment

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

[ February 12, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ]

WEDO’s Program Director, Eleanor Blomstrom will speak as a panelist for a Population, Health & Environment Congressional Briefing.

Date: Feb. 12th, 2014

Hour: 12:00 PM 

Place: Rayburn House Office Building, Rm B 369

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Women Building Resilience Toward A Responsible Future

Monday, January 6th, 2014

[ January 7, 2014; 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

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

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