Session 4: Regional Meeting on Climate Change and Gender Equality
The Regional Meeting on Climate Change and Gender Equality will be held virtually through various sessions throughout the month of September 2021. These sessions will showcase experiences, good practices, challenges and opportunities for integrating gender equality into climate action in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the roadmap of the Gender Action Plan 1 (GAP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The event is organized by the government of Chile, in its capacity as COP25 Presidency through its Ministries of Environment, Foreign Affairs, Women and Gender Equality, and is developed thanks to the support of the European Union, through its EUROCLIMA+ Program and the technical support of ECLAC as key strategic partners in climate action and to connect the dots between the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The project also has the collaboration of the EUROSOCIAL+ Program, United Nations System in Chile, and the financial contribution of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
The meeting geared to national, regional and global decisionmakers, academia, the media and civil society.REGISTRATION HERE
Session 4: Coherence in Climate Policy and National Advances 10:00-11:30 Chilean time
Reflection and presentation on experiences aimed at mainstreaming gender perspective in instruments and means for implementing climate policy are being formulated and/or approved in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Streaming on Zoom, and YouTube by Euroclima+ and the Ministry of Environment of Chile.
Video message of high-level representative:
- Government of Guatemala: Strategy for integrating gender considerations in the .
- Verania Chao - Programme Specialist, Gender and Inclusion. United Nations Development Programme
- Juan Casas - National Focal Point for Gender and Climate Change. Directorate of Climate Change and Risk Management, Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia. Gender & Climate Change Action Plan.
- Laura Marrero - Consultant on gender and climate change in support of the National Directorate of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment, Uruguay. Presentation on MRV. National Gender Action Plan.Presentation on MRV.
Moderator: Claudia Brito, Policy Officer, Gender and Social and Institutional Systems Expert, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).