Session 8: 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.
Reflection, from a gender perspective, on synergies between climate change, sustainable development and other agendas.
Streaming on Zoom, and YouTube by Euroclima+ and the Ministry of Environment of Chile.
- Patricia Espinosa. Executive Secretary, UNFCCC (tbc).
- Felice Zaccheo, Head of Unit Regional Programs for Latin LA International Partnership (DG INTPA)European Union.
- Fiona Clouder. Regional Worker COP 26 UK.
Moderator: Andrés Landerretche, COP 25 Presidency Coordinator.
11:00 a 12:15 Chilean time
Meeting of gender and climate change decision makers.
Meeting of gender and climate change decision makers in order to exchange and discuss results of the Regional Meeting among government participants. Also, to discuss the challenges and the possibility of creating a network of contacts in order to foster further work on the interlinkages between gender and climate change..
Moderator: Javiera Zárate, Coordinator Regional Meeting on Climate Change & Gender Equality