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Empowerment for Inclusive Climate Action and Decision-Making

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Advancing women’s leadership and decision-making is crucial for successful responses to the challenges posed by climate change.

This COP 23 event will explore themes such as women’s empowerment, inclusive and gender-sensitive policies, and innovative practices to advance gender-responsive climate action.

Wednesday, 15 November, 15:00-16:30

Meeting Room 7, Bonn Zone, COP 23


  • Anne Hammill, Director, Resilience, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) & NAP Global Network
  • Kerricia Hobson, Project Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry, Fisheries & the Environment, Grenada (TBC)
  • Winnie Lichuma, Chairperson, National Gender and Equality Commission, Kenya and African Working Group on Gender and Climate Change
  • Sheila Oparaocha, ENERGIA International Coordinator and Programme Manager
  • Peter Wooders, Director, Energy, IISD/Global Subsidies Initiative
  • Daniel Morchain, Global Adviser, Climate Change Adaptation, Oxfam
  • Angie Dazé, Associate, Resilience, IISD/NAP Global Network
  • Julie Dekens, Senior Researcher, Resilience, IISD

Event details

  • November 15, 2017

  • Meeting Room 7

  • UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany

Event Materials