Gender and Climate Change - Side-Events and Exhibits - 2017

Bonn Climate Change Conference - May 2017

genderCC - women for climate justice e.V. (GenderCC)
The stand will provide information on the GenderCC network, on gender in the UNFCCC and how gender responsive mitigation and adaptation policies can look like. The organisation currently focus on urban climate policy and will also present its current project as well as a new assessment methodology.

8 and 13 May

Third World Network (TWN) and South Centre
This exhibit will feature daily updates on the ongoing negotiations, and materials on a variety of issues critical to addressing climate change and sustainable development issues

8 and 18 May

World Food Programme (WFP)
Climate action to address loss and damage of vulnerable populations and build resilience
The Paris Agreement stresses the importance of climate action to reduce loss and damage. How to boost action to anticipate, absorb and reshape for climate resilience (along the UNSG A2R) will be discussed including forecast-based financing and integrated risk management.

9 May
13:15 - 14:45
Berlin (112)

Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and Human Rights Watch, Inc. (HRW)
A principles-based transition: promoting rights while protecting the climate
The Paris Agreement recognised the importance for climate policies to respect and promote human rights, gender equality, a just transition and food security. Good practices must be shared and replicated to promote this holistic and empowering vision of the transition. 

11 May
15:00 - 16:30
Berlin (112)

Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Action for Climate Empowerment: How can we accelerate climate change solutions through education
This side event will showcase good practices for accelerating climate solutions through education, training and public awareness. Experts from UN, governments and NGOs will debate on innovative approaches to mobilize climate action and mainstream gender issues into Action for Climate Empowerment

13 May
Berlin (112)

Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and Canada, Chile, Mexico
'Climate and development benefits of black carbon mitigation' (final title TBC)
This event aims to provide information on black carbon’s impact on climate and health, and clarity on the scientific rationale for countries to include black carbon as a regulated (and measured) emission in national (and local) air quality regulations and standards.

15 May 
Kaminzimmer (113)

Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
This exhibit will engage participants in discussions on gender-responsive climate policy and action at all levels including showcasing gender-just climate solutions, women-led energy initiatives, capacity building and technical advocacy trainings and opportunities as well as research and resources

15 and 18 May