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Side-events and Exhibits
Besides the official side events coordinated by the UNFCCC secretariat, Parties and observer organizations often organize their own events relating to the climate change negotiation process within different Pavilions and outside the conference premises. Some NGOs also hold media actions or publicity activities in order to raise public awareness or to communicate with delegates during the sessions.

Intersessional meetings 2016 (kindly also consult CCTV for regular updates)

Date Event

Marrakech Climate Change Conference - November

4 - 5 Nov 
Radisson Blu Marrakech Carré Eden
pdf-icon WDF Night School
(322 kB) This two night series will focus on drafting text for interventions, decisions and other written outcomes of the negotiating process, with the aim of strengthening the participants’ capacity to participate effectively in the negotiating process
8 Nov
13:00 - 14:30
Room 23 
Feedback Session on secretariat's work to support LWPG  
15 Nov Gender Day

Bonn Climate Change Conference - May

13 - 14 May
17:00 - 21:00
Gustav-Stresemann Institute
WDF Night School
17 May
13:00 - 14:00
Addis Abeba 1/2

Feedback session on secretariat's work to support LWPG
presentation of revamped Gender and Climate Change webpages

pdf-icon Presentation - update on secretariat activities since Paris (119 kB)

19 May
18:30 - 20:30

WCCB Club Lounge

pdf-icon Networking Reception Capacity for Change (2500 kB)

ACE = Action for Climate Empowerment

21 May
13:00 - 16:00
Integrating gender into the LDC Group climate change agenda
25 May
Berlin (112)
Maintaining momentum: effective and equitable responses to climate change

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Social Media
Gender and Climate Change Community
News and views on Gender and Climate Change

International Women's Day Community
International Women's Day (IWD) celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future

The Adaptation Exchange
Across all sectors, levels, scales, and stages of adaptation planning and implementation, as well as extreme weather events

Momentum for Change
Raises awareness about scalable action to address climate change

The Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres engaged on Twitter on the COP 18 Gender Decision

UN Women
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