Young Professionals Meeting: Women and Climate Change

 

NGO CSW Young Professionals invites you to our first program meeting:

“Women and Climate Change- From Policy to Action”

Wednesday, 27 July 2011

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Women’s Environment & Development Organization (WEDO)

355 Lexington Avenue (at 40th Street), 3rd Floor, NY

Please RSVP by July 25 to ypm@ngocsw.org

(All participants have to RSVP for this event to get though the building security at WEDO)

Event open to all NGO CSW members and friends

Refreshments will be served

Hear about the fundamental role of women, faced with pressures posed by climate change, one of the most critical issues of our time.

Get connected to women leaders from NGO CSW, NGO CSW Young Professionals, NGO CSW Subcommittee on Women and Climate Change, Women’s Environment & Development Organization, and Solar Cookers International.

See solar cookers: technologies for climate change mitigation.

Get involved in an integrative discussion on how you, as a young professional, can participate in the climate change debate and be active actor of change.

NGO CSW Young Professionals is a network for professional development and an outlet to engage and empower young professionals in the discussion of women’s issues globally. It provides tools and a forum to identify and promote key issues within the NGO CSW and to voice these perspectives to the NGO CSW community as a collective voice. For more information visit: www.ngocsw.org/about/young-professional-members. To sign up to our listserv contact: info@ngocsw.org

 

NGO Committee on Status of Women primary objective is to advocate with Member States and the United Nations for the adoption of programs and policies that will advance the economic, political, legal, heath and educational status of women worldwide and to promote women’s rights and gender equality. NGO CSW Subcommittees include: Health, Education, Older Individuals, Climate Change, and Violence against Women. For more information visit: www.ngocsw.org

 

Women’s Environment & Development Organization mission is to ensure that women’s rights; social, economic and environmental justice; and sustainable development principles—as well as the linkages between them—are at the heart of global and national policies, programs and practices. For more information visit: www.wedo.org

 

Solar Cookers International spreads solar cooking awareness and skills worldwide, particularly in areas with plentiful sunshine and diminishing sources of cooking fuel, by advocacy with governments and NGOs at the United Nations and providing information exchange networks, research, and technical support.  For more information visit: www.solarcookers.org

 

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