Wednesday 1 December 2010

Scene@COP16: Gender CC - Women for Climate Justice

Gender CC Booth at Cancun COP 16

30 November, Cancun, Mexico -“Gender CC - Women for climate justice” is at the Cancun Climate Change talks, working towards integrating gender issues into the climate change policy. This alliance is also a network of organistations that are involved in gender issues. Within the UNFCCC, the Women and Gender Constituency has approved observer status which allows for them to make statements during the main gatherings.

Koin Etuati, Energy Programme Assistant, Energy Programmme, Secretariat of the Pacific Community:
“We have worked on gender and energy in the Pacific region, we have moved the issue forward incorporating gender in the energy policies and also into the energy project so one of the side events we will highlight at this COP, is what we are planning in the Pacific region to help with further carrying out this work."

L - R Koin Etuati and colleague at the booth

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