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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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    Women, Climate Change and Cities: An Intersectional Perspective

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

    [ March 5, 2015; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ]

    Hosted at the New School, Orozco Room 712, 66 West 12th Street, from 4pm to 6pm on March 5th, this event will focus on women’s role in raising awareness as well as providing solutions to climate change issues specifically in the urban environment. Participants will examine what women have brought to the table in the climate movement as well as the specific benefits of having a gendered approach to climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, namely, …

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    Climate Justice Dialogue

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

    [ March 5, 2015; 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. ]

    On Thursday, March 5th, WEDO’s Bridget Burns will present on the links between women’s rights, global governance and sustainable development, during a dialogue on climate justice hosted by the United Methodist Women.

    Download the agenda here.…

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    CSW59 Advocacy Training

    Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

    NEW YORK (March 3, 2015)– WEDO will participate as a global trainer in the CSW59 Advocacy Trainings in Negotiations and Women’s Human Rights on March 9th and 10th. WEDO will work alongside regional trainers and partners to facilitate the training during the first sessions of the Asia Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean and North America & Europe caucuses. This is a continuation of the WEDO’s work and contributions to the NGO CSW/NY training manual as …

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    Parties call for Gender Equality and Human Rights in Geneva Climate Talks

    Sunday, February 8th, 2015

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (February 8, 2015)-- The first meeting of the 2015 climate talks  kicked off today in Geneva, Switzerland. At this meeting, Parties will agree the draft text which will become the foundation for negotiations from now until Paris, COP21, in December– with an eye towards a new global climate agreement.

    The tone of the first day seemed to show that Parties are ready to get straight to work, with countries in the G77&China showing …

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