ADB's Regional Seminar on Gender Equality in Climate Change and Disasters Management

July 26, 2017

Jeannette spoke at the Asian Development Bank Regional Seminar on Gender Equality in Climate Change and Disasters Management: Weathering an Uncertain Future, to share WOCAN’s experiences in a session on Perspectives from Global/Regional Alliance, Research and Advocacy Organisations on Gender and Climate Change. She also delivered a training session on the W+ Standard to 20 seminar participants interested in learning how to apply the W+ Standard. 

Jeannette and Haddy Sey, Senior Social Development Specialist for the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF World Bank), coordinating social inclusion and sustainability in REDD+ in East Asia and the Pacific, led a discussion on Gender Integration in REDD+ at the Green Climate Fund.

Jeannette also present the W+ Standard and its use to measure and quantify women’s empowerment results within climate mitigation and adaptation projects.