COP23 Side Event: Empowerment for inclusive climate action and decision-making

TIME: 15:00—16:30, Wednesday, 15 November 2017
LOCATION: Bonn Zone, Meeting Room 7

Advancing women’s leadership and decision-making is crucial for successful responses to the challenges posed by climate change. This event will explore themes such as women’s empowerment, inclusive policy-making and innovative practices to advance gender-responsive climate action.


  • Anne Hammill, Director, Resilience, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) & NAP Global Network
  • Kerricia Hobson, Project Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry,Fisheries & the Environment, Grenada (TBC)
  • Winnie Lichuma, Chairperson, National Gender and Equality Commission, Kenya and African Working Group on Gender and Climate Change
  • Sheila Oparaocha, ENERGIA International Coordinator and Programme Manager
  • Peter Wooders, Director, Energy, IISD/Global Subsidies Initiative
  • Daniel Morchain, Global Adviser, Climate Change Adaptation, Oxfam
  • Angie Dazé, Associate, Resilience, IISD/NAP Global Network
  • Julie Dekens, Senior Researcher, Resilience, IISD

We hope you can attend. For more details, contact: