Interactive dialogue: Climate change, gender-based violence: Implications for the security sector

Join a panel of experts from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Pacific, Europe, and West Africa for a discussion on the intersections between gender-based violence (GBV) and climate security, and the ways through which the security sector can contribute to minimizing GBV related to climate change.
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Event type: Lectures, seminars, panel discussions

Start date: 21 January 2021 | Start time: 09:00 UTC-05:00
End date: 21 January 2021 | End time: 10:30 UTC-05:00

Location: Online, Zoom

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Languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish | Format: Zoom Webinar

Join a panel of experts from Latin America and the Caribbean, the Pacific, Europe, and West Africa for a discussion on the intersections between gender-based violence (GBV) and climate security, and the ways through which the security sector can contribute to minimizing GBV related to climate change.

  • Itzá Castañeda, Gender and Sustainable Development Special Adviser, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
  • Kavita Naidu, former Climate Justice Programme Officer, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD), and member of the Women and Gender Constituency of the UNFCCC
  • Szilvia Csevár, Lecturer and Researcher in Public International Law, The Hague University of Applied Sciences
  • Ngozi Amu, Team Leader and Chief Research/Analysis, UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS)

Moderated by Megan Bastick, Gender and Security Fellow, DCAF - Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance.

Facilitated by Natasha Lamoreux, Policy Specialist for Community of Practice for WPS

This webinar is open to the public.

Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters