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GGCA WEBINAR SERIES: Gender-responsive Climate Finance Mechanisms

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

[ September 30, 2015; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

This is the first in a new “Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA) Webinar Series” on issues that affect gender and climate change, including a special focus on the lead up to and beyond the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris.Gender-responsive finance mechanisms related to climate change are critical to establishing sound policies and on-the-ground action and community involvement that achieves gender equality and addresses climate change.Join us as three special guest panelists present and discuss their

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Women’s Major Group (WMG) Feminist Forum!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

[ September 24, 2015; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ]

Dear Feminists,

The Women’s Major Group will host a Feminist Forum on September 24, the day before the Post-2015 Summit. Feminists and women’s rights activists will come together to discuss, debate, motivate and inspire each other with ideas about next steps. Eyes will be on the United Nations Post-2015 Summit in New York from 25 – 27 September 2015 as governments adopt Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Feminists are already asking, …

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CSW: Ensuring Climate Justice Towards a Just and Healthy Planet

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

[ March 10, 2015; 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

Co-Organized by the UNFCCC Women and Gender Constituency, Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF), Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law & Development (APWLD), Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) and INOCHI.

In 2015, countries will work to develop an international framework for climate action with a new agreement under the UNFCCC expected to be delivered in December at the COP21 in Paris. A just and gender-responsive …

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International Women’s Day March for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights!

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

[ March 8, 2015; ]

The March for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights is being organized by UN Women in collaboration with the City of New York, NGO-CSW, the Working Group on Girls, the Man Up Campaign and the UN Women for Peace Association.

The march will take place on International Women’s Day (March 8) and commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This event will …

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CSW: Gender Inequality and Climate Change How to Tackle a Double Injustice

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

[ March 10, 2015; 11:30 am to 12:45 pm. ]

This event will consider the double injustice of tacking gender equality and climate change, particularly in the context of the upcoming climate agreement, set to be agree in December at the French Government hosted COP21.


  • Mme. Pascale Boistard, French Secretary of State for Women’s Rights
  • Mrs. Mary Robinson, President, Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice
  • Ms. Lakshmi Puri, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Representative of the Government of Peru (TBC)
  • Ms. Lorena Aguilar, Global …
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