The Gender and Climate Nexus: Setting the stage

Organizer: UN Women

Date: Tue / Dec. 8 - 10:00

Time: 10:00

Area: Blue Zone

Opening Remarks by Hakima El Haite, Minister Delegate in charge of the Environment, Morocco, and Segolene Royal, Minister of Environment, France (tbc).

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner will launch the joint Programme on Women’s Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurship and Access.

This initiative will support the promotion of gender-responsive sustainable energy plans and policies and removal of barriers to financing in six pilot countries: Senegal, Morocco, Myanmar, India, Indonesia and Bolivia to create enabling environments for women’s entrepreneurship and access to sustainable energy.

Venue: Morocco Pavilion, COP 21. Le Bourget Conference Centre Hall 6 (blue zone: accreditation required)

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