Session 7: 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.
Session 7: Experiences in Dynamizing Sectors for a Major Environmental Boost with Gender Equality 10:00-11:30 Chilean time
Sharing and discussion of different experiences where gender perspective has been integrated in climate change adaptation and mitigation.
Streaming on Zoom, and YouTube by Euroclima+ and the Ministry of Environment of Chile.
Video message of high-level representative:
- Minister Marcela Guerrero, National Women's Institute of Costa Rica
- Camila Gramkow, Economic Affairs Officer, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Strategic Sectors for Green Recovery.
- TBC, Dominica. Advancing gender equality in environmental migration and disasters displacement in the Caribbean.
- Marleny Oliva, Coordinator of the Gender, Multiculturalism and Persons with Disabilities Unit, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Guatemala. Experiences of gender consideration in REDD+.