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Sustainability, Equality, Peace: Integrating Climate Change & WPS Agendas

Monday, November 8
10:00AM – 11:15AM EDT
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Join us on the sidelines of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) with policymakers, civil society leaders, and climate activists for a virtual discussion about the linkages between climate change, security, and gender. Expert panelists will address how policies, investments, and local interventions can accelerate action to inclusively tackle the climate crisis while leveraging the contributions of women on the frontlines.

HE Pekka Haavisto, Finland’s Minister for Foreign and European Affairs

HE Lana Nusseibeh, Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN 

Monica Medina, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Ann Cairns, Vice Chairman, Mastercard

Gertrude Kenyangi, Executive Director, Support for Women in Agriculture and Environment (SWAGEN), Uganda

Nafisah Abubakar, Head of Secretariat, Rural Women Energy Security (RUWES), Nigeria

Zonibel Woods, Senior Social Development Specialist, Asian Development Bank 

Moderated by Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

 

Hosted by the United Arab Emirates Mission to the United Nations, Support for Women in Agriculture and Environment (SWAGEN), Rural Women Energy Security (RUWES), and the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security.

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