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Gender-Based Violence in a Changing Climate: Challenges and action – from grassroots to policy

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am UTC-5

What does gender-based violence have to do with tackling climate change – or vice versa? Join IUCN, USAID, and a wide range of experts and leaders from across disciplines to discuss these critical linkages, exploring policy frameworks, leveraging lessons and resources across sectors, and strategies for on-the-ground action to realize rights and resilience, together.

An introduction to GBV and climate change linkages:
Moderated by:
Julia Bradley-Cook, USAID Africa Bureau Climate Change Advisor
Featuring discussions with:
Bandana Rana, Member, UN CEDAW Committee; Member, High Level Commission on ICPD25 Follow-up (UNFPA); Chair, Global Network of Women Peacebuilders; Co-Founder & Strategic Advisor, Saathi, Nepal
Jocelyn Kelly, Director, Gender, Rights and Resilience, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and USAID RISE Challenge grantee
Kavita Naidu, Consultant, Edith Cowan University (previously APWLD)
Jessica Huertas Campoverde, Gender and Vulnerable Populations Specialist, Climate Change Directorate General, Ministry of Environment, Peru (TBC)
Ciara Daniels, Gender, Results and Reporting Coordinator, UNDP


March 25
8:00 am - 9:30 am UTC-5