3rd Women Leadership Circle (WLC) meeting in Nepal

September 13, 2012

3rd Women Leadership Circle (WLC) meeting in Kathmandu, Nepal was held on 7 September, 2012. This meeting was jointly organized with, the Himalayan Climate Initiative (HCI). Findings of the 3 local level consultations conducted by WOCAN and HCI on gender issues in climate change were shared and the film “Weathering Change” was also screened. There were 40 participants ranging from grassroots women leaders, policy makers, women professionals and youths.  Grassroots women leaders discussed issues related to mobilizing state and non-state financial resources for gender and climate change. The Joint Secretary from Ministry of Environment (MoE) also shared the outcome of the recent UNFCCC meeting held in Bangkok.