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 Gender and Climate Change - Side-Events - 2013

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Mobilizing climate action for a sustainable and equitable future: role for the youth, civil society

The event aims to help mobilize a concerted public awareness raising campaign for an ambitious international agreement on climate change.

Gender and Climate Change: Vision 50/50

Hosted by Ms Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC Executive Secretary, seeks to bring together influential leaders with the goal of visioning a way forward to a sustainable future.

COP Presidency Gender Event

Momentum for Change: Women for Results

The Momentum for Change 2013 Lighthouse Activities under the Women for Results pillar gives technical presentations on each of their activities

Women’s Carbon Standard: Supporting Women's Empowerment through Climate Mitigation Projects

WOCAN developed the WCS to guide carbon projects to provide benefits to women's groups through 6 domains of income and assets, time, health, education, leadership and food security.

Gender at work: points and perspectives toward a gender-responsive and transformative climate policy

De-briefing of the gender workshop, to assess progress and identify gaps that need to be addressed to achieve gender equality

New Solutions of Climate Mitigation in South & North; NGO Voices; Technology Mechanism; Women's Work

Launch of INFORSE publication on solutions for development and mitigation

Climate Finance and Gender Equality: Lessons for Sustainable Development

Lessons learned from case studies on mainstreaming gender equality in climate financed mitigation projects

Transparency, Accountability and Integrity: Building an Effective and Efficient Green Climate Fund

Lessons on transparency, corruption risks and accountability in existing climate funds that should inform the GCF’s business model, address the need for inclusiveness and gender sensitivity, and present scenarios to achieve multiple benefits from climate finance.

Intergenerational Inquiry
At the sixth annual Intergenerational Inquiry youth delegates from around the world will engage with high-level representatives from Parties, observer organizations and the UNFCCC secretariat in an interactive event on the role and importance of young people in the UNFCCC process.    
Youth working with children to build a sustainable future
ECI and co-organizing partners are supporting local action and advocacy of children in UK, US, Canada, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil to combat climate change. Highlighting actions by children aimed at understanding and taking practical actions to mitigate and adapt the impact of climate change        

Giving life to acronyms: from pledges to action under EBA, REDD+ and ccGAPS

On the road to COP 21 in Paris, we are already seeing positive examples of national efforts to bridge the implementation gap towards ambitious action on climate change.

Women's leadership on climate change

In the context of Gender Day, this event showcased shining examples of climate action led by women, for women, including an activity that builds bamboo bikes in Ghana and a massive climate campaign in Australia.

The Social Dimension of Climate Change Mitigation - Tackling the Fairness Gap

We’ll look at intra-national disparities, including gender inequality, and discuss ways how to move forward.

Gender innovations: strategies to address “gender” in climate change policy

To analyze and address climate change from a gender perspective needs to take into account the root causes of inequality

Intergenerational Inquiry
At the sixth annual Intergenerational Inquiry youth delegates from around the world will engage with high-level representatives from Parties, observer organizations and the UNFCCC secretariat in an interactive event on the role and importance of young people in the UNFCCC process.
Youth in Action on Climate Change: Inspirations from around the World
The launch of the new publication by the UN Joint Framework Initiative on Children, Youth and Climate Change will highlight concrete action young people take to incite their governments to scale up action on climate change and raise ambition towards a post-2020 climate change regime.

Population: empowering women to take control of their lives and the planet

Can Africa's population triple while climate change challenges agricultural systems?

Promoting the gender balance and empowerment of women in the UNFCCC process

Parties, observers, UN System entities, experts, civil society representatives and other stakeholders share insights on strengthening efforts to promote gender balance.