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Side Events

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC)

 

WGC Strategy Meeting

Those interested in attending must register by e-mailing prachi@wedo.org.

6 November 

Radisson Blu Marrakech

Carré Eden

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) Caucus

 

The Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) hosts a daily caucus each morning. This Caucus is an open space for all interested individuals to meet and discuss women’s rightsand gender issues.

 

7-18November

Daily 9:00-10:00

Maditerranean

Blue Zone

Fédération des Ligues des Droits des Femmes (FLDF)

 

Genre et justice climatique : Les bonnes pratiques pour faire face aux défis climatiques

Femmes d’ici et d’ailleurs sont déjà à l'oeuvre pour faire face à ces changements, notre conception est de
présenter et de valoriser les bonnes pratiques entreprises par les femmes comme initiatives pilotes à développer
d’une part et d’autre part à partager et à dupliquer

 

8 November

11:00—13:00
Pacific (150)

Blue Zone

LAYA
Academy for Mountain Environics (AME)
South Central India Network for Development Alternatives (SCINDeA)

 

Towards building Community Resilience for the marginalised across vulnerable ecosystems in S. Asia
The side event will present insights and learning from resilience building initiatives undertaken at the community level across the three key ecosystems in S. Asia. It will specifically present challenges in implementation, role of women, the value of Climate Education and propose policy directions.

 

8 November

16:45—18:15
Pacific (150)

Blue Zone

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (CGIAR Consortium)

 

Economic advantage of agriculture in NDCs
This side event will present new financial evidence and analysis including likely returns on investment to women and men smallholder farmers. Panelists from Africa, Asia and Latin America will provide numbers and insights from current country-level investments in adaptation and mitigation in agriculture

 

 9 November

18:30—20:00
Pacific (150)

Blue Zone

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) Caucus thematic day

 

African Women's Day

  9 November

9:00-10:00

Maditerranean

Blue Zone

Global Forest Coalition (GFC)
Krasnoyarsk regional public ecological movement "Friends of the Siberian Forests" (FSF)
Movement Strategy Center (MSC)
Transnational Institute (TNI)

 

Addressing Climate Change through Land Use: Supporting Corporations or Communities? Time to choose
Is it possible to respect the rights and role of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and women in sustainable, climate friendly and resilient land use if climate finance is dominated by corporations? The event will address the impact of loans, PPPs like CSA and offset proposals like ICAO-REDD+.

 

9 November

15:00—16:30
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

United Kingdom Youth Climate Coalition Limited (UKYCC)
Avenir Climatique (AC)
SustainUS

 

How engaging youth actions are integral to implementing the Paris Agreement and climate justice.
Stories about tangible solutions for a just and sustainable world showcasing daily action of youth at the local level. Learning together the methodological tools to design and evolve practical actions together. Interactive via story sharing, games, and art.

 

10 November

11:30—13:00
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

Intergenerational Inquiry: the highlight of the Young and Future Generations Day 2016
This event will bring together decision-makers and young leaders to discuss the key role that youth, who represent more than half of the world’s population, play in implementing climate action. The Conference of Youth’s results (COY12) and inspiring youth-led initiatives will be presented.

 

10 November

13:15—14:45
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)
CliMates
Green Cross International (GCI)

 

Financial, Technical and Institutional Support for Scaling Up Youth Climate Action
At this side event innovative institution building, resource mobilization & technology facilitation initiatives in support of youth climate action shall be presented & discussed. Expected outcome of the event is a list of concrete pledges of private and public resources holders to #GiveYouthaChance.

 

10 November

15:00—16:30
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

Both ENDS Foundation (Both ENDS)

Indigenous People of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC)

 

Upholding Human Rights - Bridging the gender environmental divide

This side event will look at gender and climate change

 

 

 10 November

15:00—16:30
Mediterranean (300)

Blue Zone

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)

Ibon Foundation Inc. (IBON)

 

How can transformative climate change policies deliver development justice?
The recent adoption of the Paris agreement and the Agenda 2030 offers opportunity to address the structural causes of the both intersect crises of climate change and inequality, between countries, between rich and poor, and between women and men.

 

10 November

16:45—18:15
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) Caucus thematic day

 

Trade / Labour Day

  11 November

9:00-10:00

Maditerranean

Blue Zone

International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE) & Partners

 

Improving NDCs: Ecovillage development, energy access, & zero carbon societies in Africa, Asia & EU

How can local solutions lead to ambitious NDCs, provide energy access & improve livelihoods? Many ecovillages and local communities are net zero carbon, energy self-sufficient, and offer extraordinary opportunities to scale up local renewables, climate friendly agriculture, ecosystem restoration etc

 

 11 November

16:45-18:15

Maditerranean

Blue Zone

Global Gender and Climate Alliance (GGCA)

 

GGCA Innovation Forum

The Forum will bring together grassroots leaders and gender experts from GGCA's diverse and powerful network, alongside students, practicioners and decision-makers, to reflect on milestones in achieving gender-responsive climate policy, learn valuable skills and best practice for implementation, and look forward to real action on climate for women and men around the world.

 

 12 and 13 November

Faculté des Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et Sociales

Université Cadi Ayyad

Marrakech

Morocco

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) Caucus thematic day

 

Young Feminist Day

 14 November

9:00-10:00

Maditerranean

Blue Zone

Women's Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN)

 

Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change – Marrakech

Public event, no UN accreditation required

French – English translation provided

Registration under http://wecaninternational.org/pages/cop22-register

 

 

 14 November

13:00-18:00

Kenzi Farah Hotel (Avenue du Président Kennedy, Hivernage District) Marrakech

Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)

All India Women's Conference (AIWC)

Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st)

Women Environmental Programme (WEP)

 

Gender just climate solutions
NGOs from around the world present their good practices as well as their roles in sustainable local economies and climate solutions. The event will highlight key ‘gender-just’ solutions, awarding practical technical examples of projects for climate mitigation or adaptation taking into account gender

 14 November

15:00—16:30
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

Press conferences on Gender Day hosted byWomen and Gender Constituencies

 15 November 11:00 and 18:00

GENDER DAY

Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

Master Class on Access to Finance

For more details contact gender-team@unfccc.int

 15 November

11:30-13:30

Climate Action Arena

Blue Zone

GENDER DAY

Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

Tools to Translate, Track and Transform:

A dialogue on transformative implementation (co-hosted by WGC)

For more details contact gender-team@unfccc.int

 15 November

15:00-17:30

Climate Action Arena

Blue Zone

Global Launch of the wPOWER Hub Partnership Platform

 

Promoting the Central Role of Women in Clean Energy Entrepreneurship

In this session, leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors will discuss how governments and private
enterprise can incorporate women in:• Scaling access to small scale, affordable renewable energy solutions clean
cook stoves, solar lighting and heating solutions implemented at the ‘last mile’.• Integrated and support
entrepreneurs living in energy-impoverished communities.

 15 November, 17:15—20:30, US Pavilion, wPower Hub

Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

 

High Level Panel discussion on Transformational Change
Momentum for Change - Women for Results Awards Ceremony

Learn how women are leading the way on climate action. The event includes a high-level segment that will feature a thought-leadership discussion and a showcasing segment that will demonstrate on-the-ground climate action led by the winners of the Momentum for Change Women for Results focus area.

 

 15 November

18:00—20:00
Climate Action Arena (500)

Blue Zone

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) Caucus thematic day

 

Indigenous Women's Day

 16 November

9:00-10:00

Maditerranean

Blue Zone

Women Leaders and the Global Transformation Summit

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI

 

In the Context of the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development
goals and the historic Paris Climate Agreement at COP21, both followed by the
perspective COP22 in Marrakech, the Kingdom of Morocco is convening a
worldwide summit on Women Leaders and Global Transformation needed to
bring humanity on a low carbon economy trajectory. Through an impressive
gathering of active women leaders in different sectors, from all horizons
(business CEOs, City Mayors, NGO activits , Politicians, Scientists) this unique
Summit will be an opportunity to reiterate the new paradigm shift this is
happening globally in the area of sustainable development, climate mitigation
and adaptation due to solutions provided by women.

 

Those interested must register at http://womenglobaltransformationsummit.com/index.php

 16 November

12:30

Palmeraie Golf Palace 

 Marrakech

 

Zimbabwe

Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU)

 

Implementation of regional climate smart agriculture approaches: the case of East & Southern Africa
What barriers are preventing smallholder farmers from improving their livelihood in the face of negative climate change impact? How can the systems in which they operate be strengthened so as to facilitate transformative change? How can low levels of youth involvement and gender parity be addressed?

 

16 November

18:30—20:00
Austral (300)

Blue Zone

Women's Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC)
Earth Island Institute, Inc. (EII)
Ithaca College

Organic Consumers Association * (OCA)

 

Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change
We will hear from grassroots and Indigenous women leaders addressing climate solutions from a climate justice framework including forest and biodiversity protection, just transition to 100% renewable energy, agro-ecology implementation and rights of nature.

 

 16 November

16:45—18:15
Bering (150)

Blue Zone

Italian Climate Network (ICN)
Green Club

 

Intergenerational Equity and Youth Empowerment: opportunities of cooperation between Youth & Parties
An effective cooperation between youth and Party delegates ensured the placement of intergenerational equity into the Paris Agreement. How can they work together to implement and operationalize the principle? And how can they further cooperate in raising youth empowerment in their own countries?

 

 17 November

16:45—18:15
Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) & Nepal

 

Experiences sharing on Nepal NAP formulation Process and Approaches
In the spirit of Cancun Adaptation Framework and the Paris Agreement, Nepal is formulating NAP through the thematic and cross cutting working groups with "no one leave behind" approach by ensuring multi-stakeholder participation, inclusiveness and rigorous consultative process.

 

 

 17 November

18:30-20:00

Arabian (150)

Blue Zone

Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016 

WDF Night School 

The aim is to engage and train the new delegates effectively in the UNFCCC process. This two night series focuses 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. The training includes experiential learning through a mock negotiation exercise and provide a set of tools and materials that participants can utilize in upcoming UNFCCC meetings. Beyond the training, this is aimed to provide a space for engaging with other women delegates.

 

 13 - 14 May
17:00 - 21:00
Gustav-Stresemann Institute 

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

 

ACE = Action for Climate Empowerment

 19 May
18:30 - 20:30

WCCB Club Lounge

The Paris Agreement: Assessing implications on indigenous peoples' rights and climate strategies
The side event will assess implications of the Paris Agreement on the recognition of indigenous peoples' rights, their participation in climate change processes and actions, and support for their adaptation and mitigation strategies.
 

19 May

16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)

South Asian Eco-Village Solutions in NDCs and Climate Finance: Renewable Energy, Organic Farming
How can local, village-level development solutions that mitigate climate change be integrated in the climate actions following the COP21: in the NDC's, in climate financing and in the technology mechanism. Presentations from South Asia with successful solutions. International perspective.
 

20 May
16:45—18:15
Berlin (112)

Integrating gender into the LDC Group climate change agenda

 

This event is aimed to map out future activities for LDCs to integrate gender in national climate change related plans. 

 21 May
13:00 - 16:00

Human Rights in Paris Agreement: Putting words into action
As the UNFCCC develops rules for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, Parties must consider how to ensure respect for, protection and promotion of human rights in climate actions. A work programme on human rights-supported by efforts outside the UNFCCC-will provide a space for this dialogue 
 

21 May
11:30—13:00
Berlin (112)

The side event will present adaptation in agriculture in Sri Lanka
Agriculture and adaptation efforts gender empowerment and adaptation climate change adaptation and organic agriculture economic diversification and livelihood developed through adaptation
 

21 May
13:15—14:45
Bonn I/II (89) 

The Paris Agreement and Nature-Based Solutions: From Policy to Implementation
The Paris Agreement clearly recognizes the importance of natural GHG sinks and reservoirs in combating climate change, and of ensuring ecosystem integrity and biodiversity protection. This session will explore the practical next steps that need to be undertaken from an implementation perspective
 

 24 May
18:30—20:00
Kaminzimmer (113)

A Gender-Just Transition
Event will explore implementation of Paris agreement in a just and equitable manner; taking into account a feminist analysis of a just transition and promoting energy democracy. The event will also present a full overview of gender mandates under the UNFCCC & comprehensive approach to monitoring 
 

 25 May
15:00—16:30
Berlin (112)

Maintaining momentum: effective and equitable responses to climate change
Providing an opportunity to discuss progress and explore areas for further collaboration to fast forward recommendations arising from the Expert Group Meeting, co-organized by UN Women, UN DESA and UNFCCC, on implementing gender-responsive climate action in the context of sustainable development

 

pdf-icon Report of the Expert Group Meeting 14-16 October (834 kB)

(concept note for the EGM, commissioned background papers and short experts’ papers)

 

25 May
18:30—20:00
Berlin (112)

Exhibits

Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st)

Exhibiting gender just solutions and women's climate change response initiatives from around the world.

 

   07 and 12   November

Rainforest Alliance (RA)

Experiences advancing climate-smart actions within the land use sector will be shared through case studies, videos and other communications on topics like certification, adaptation, REDD+ and capacity building for indigenous communities, women & youth, governments and the business sector.

 

  07 and 12 November

International Foundation for African Children (IFAC)

Accelerating Implementation of the Paris Agreement: Keep the Promise! The Exhibit would involve various publications, articles and newsletters on the Paris Agreement and the place of Youth in the emerging new sustainable development strategies, options and alternatives.

 

  07 and 12 November

International Association for the Advancement of Innovative Approaches to Global Challenges (IAAI)

At this exhibit innovative institution building, resource mobilization & technology facilitation initiatives in support of youth climate action will be presented.

 

 07 and 12 November

United Nations of Youth Network (UNOY)

SeaTrust Institute

United Nations of Youth Network (UNOY) and SeaTrust Institute showcase youth roles in the Green Economy, SDGs, NDCs, supporting initiatives and success stories of practical action, research, and education including tree planting projects & the inter-generational AWARE family of educational programs.

 

 07 and 12 November

Women and Gender Constituency (WGC)

 

Showcasing Gender-Just Climate Solutions - Daily Exhibition

The Women and Gender Constituency will host a two-week exhibition
space which will include: 1) Educational posters and materials on the links between gender and climate change; 2) A showcase of gender-just climate solutions including models; 3) Open space for hosting small meetings and sharing work; 4) Video space to screen movies related to the topic. If you would like more information on the space, please contact Anne Barre, anne.barre@wecf.eu.

 

7-17 November

Green Zone

 

Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU)
International Youth and Student Movement for the United Nations (ISMUN)

Joint exhibition: How shifts in consciousness and systemic thinking open doors to technologies and sustainable lifestyles grounded in integrity and care. And documents supporting respect for the fulfillment of all the principles of the UNFCCC towards achieving climate justice, leaving no one behind.

 

  07 and 18 November

Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

UN Youth Booth This booth showcases publications, projects and initiatives by UN agencies and youth organizations, as well as inspirational videos of the global youth video competition on climate change.

 

   07 and 18 November

Leadership for Environment and Development International (LEAD International)
SouthSouthNorth Projects Africa (SSN Africa)

Showcasing CDKN’s latest tools and reports designed to support South-South learning, developing country efforts to implement the climate Paris Agreement, accessing climate finance; addressing New Urban Agenda; integrating gender; and mainstreaming climate compatible development.

 

  07 and 18 November

Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)

A platform to showcase a variety of tools which have been created to translate, track and transform climate policy to be gender-responsive. Will include inputs from women around the world, an interactive mobile app and a 'theme of the day".

 

 07 and 18 November

United Nations (UN)

Gender equality

  07 and 18 November

International Network for Sustainable Energy (INFORSE)
All India Women's Conference (AIWC)
Integrated Sustainable Energy and Ecological Development Association * (INSEDA)
Nordic Folkcenter for Renewable Energy (NFVE)

INFORSE a network of 170 NGOs worldwide. AIWC has 500+ branches in India. INSEDA has 30 NGO members in India. Folkecenter a research, demonstration, training center in Denmark. Focus: Eco-village development in S.Asia: Nepal,India,Sri Lanka, Bangladesh. Gender&climate. 100% RE Scenarios in UK

 

 07 and 18 November

Asian-Pacific Resource and Research Centre for Women (ARROW)

Paris Agreement and Women - Locating Health in the Climate Change Discourse

 09 November

15:00-18:30

Green Zone

Global Forest Coalition

Addressing Climate Change through Land Use: Supporting Corporations or Communities? Time to choose

 09 November

15:00-18:30

Green Zone

Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)

ENERGY Cooperative in Georgia and Morocco - integrating gender equality in the energy and economic transition

 14 November

09:00-10:30

Green Zone

Women's Learning Partnership for Rights Development and Peace (WLP)

Women's Leadership as Key to Countering the Impact of Climate Change

 14 November

09:00-10:30

Green Zone

Fondo Centroamericano de Mujeres-FCAM & FRIDA/The Young Feminist Fund

Climate change and young women ́s leadership: links, opportunities, and challenges from the field.

 14 November

09:00-10:30

Green Zone

GenderCC- Women for Climate Justice

Is your city's climate policy gender-proof?

  14 November

11:00-12:30

Green Zone

Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America

Why 100% of Climate Finance must be gender-responsive

 

  14 November

13:00-14:30

Green Zone

Peace Women Across the Globe

Women at Climate Change Negotiations in fragile contexts

  14 November

13:00-14:30

Green Zone

Student Energy

Engaging youth in intergenerational collaboration for climate and energy solutions.

 14 and 18 November

Earth Day Network (EDN)

Earth Day Network will promote climate education, public awareness and climate action by providing information and engaging COP participants in its campaigns including Earth Day, Trees for the Earth, Green Schools, National Civic Education Project and Women and the Green Economy.

 

 14 and 18 November

Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)

Ibon Foundation Inc. (IBON)

APWLD will display its work around climate change affecting marginalised women in Asia Pacific, which includes advocacy materials on development justice.

 

 14 and 18 November

genderCC - women for climate justice e.V. (GenderCC)

GenderCC's exhibit highlights tools & approaches to gender-just climate policy at all levels, with particular focus on the "Gender into Urban Climate Change Iniative". It will feature interactive materials & information about the global GenderCC network.

 14 and 18 November

Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)

What Gets Measured Gets Valued: Incentivizing and Measuring Gender Impacts for Sustainable Landscape and Livelihoods

 17 November

11:00-12:30

Green Zone

FMVI RSA, Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF), Connecting Group

Launching the Global Alliance of Ancestral Knowledge for the Climate (AMSAC)

 17 November

15:00-16:30

Green Zone

Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF)

Implementing a gender-sensitive NAMA in Georgia

 18 November

11:00-12:30

Green Zone

Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2016

Gender - Just Solutions Exhibition- showcase of solutions from women's groups around the world. Resources and materials on implementing the Paris Agreement

 16 and 21

May

The Exhibit presents various publications relating to interventions on Youth & children e.g Tree planting, Human rights, Convention on the Rights of the Child, Justice, Equity & Youth creativity. Our best practices & lessons learnt in the various COPs and field works will be show cased  

 16 and 26

May