March 8th 2022,
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow, recognising the contribution of women and girls around the world, who are leading the charge on climate change adaptation, mitigation, and response, to build a more sustainable future for all.
Women and Climate Change is the title of an online webinar, taking place to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) on Tuesday, March 8th.
Hosted by Self Help Africa, the event will feature voices from Africa and Europe speaking as women engaged in combatting climate change. It will look at both the challenges and opportunities women face in sub-Saharan Africa.
The webinar will take place from 12:00pm - 1:30pm(GMT) on Tuesday, 8th March, and will be moderated by Self Help Africa’s Director of Programmes, Orla Kilcullen.
The contributors are:
- Dr. Fatima Denton, who is Director of the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) and was formerly Director of the Natural Resource Management Division and Coordinator of the African Climate Policy Centre.https://unu.edu/experts/fatima-denton.html)
- Priya Bhullar, who is founder of a new start-up in Sri Lanka that is growing bamboo to sequester carbon and combat climate change (https://planboo.eco)
- Sally Armitage, who is head of Media and Communications at the Global EverGreening Alliance
- Dr Sharmind Neelormi, Associate Professor Department of economics, Jahangir Nagar Uiversity who has significant experience on Gender and climate change issues has agreed to participate in the webinar.
The event, which marks International Women’s Day will hear about projects, initiatives and personal stories that focus upon ‘Women and climate change’.
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