Time for Plan B: Positive Effects of Gender Sensitive and Environmental Policies


10 Apr 2013 12:45


European Parliament BXL, ASP 1G2

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations


Climate & Environment
EU Priorities 2020
Social Europe & Jobs

Event Location


Event Description


15.00 – 15.10  Opening

Gabi Zimmer, President GUE/NGL
Mikael Gustafsson, MEP GUE/NGL and Chair of FEMM Committee

Session 1 Gender Aspects: Social and Ecological Boundaries of the Planet
15.10 - 15.50 Challenges and Solutions

Moderator: Kartika Liotard, MEP GUE/NGL


Dr. Jyoti K. Parikh, IRADe India, (Integrated Research and Action for Development)
Gender Aspects of Climate Change

Eva Lindholm, Friends of the Earth
Gender and Sustainable Economy

Sascha Gabizon, Executive Director of WECF, (Women in Europe for a Common Future)
Environmental Health for All

15.50 – 16.20 Open Debate
Session 2  Gender Equality: Key to Economically, Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Living
16.20 – 17.00 Challenges and Solutions

Moderator: Martina Anderson, MEP GUE/NGL


Valerie Ndaruzaniye, President of Global Water Institute
The Impact of Climate Change on Women in the African Societies

Petter Lydén, Diakonia
The Climate Bill

Victoria W. Thoresen, Associate Professor and Director PERL, (Partnership for Education and Research about Responsible Living)
Sustainable Living and Gender

17.00 – 17.45  Open Debate

17.45 – 18.30 Concluding Remarks

Moderator: Mikael Gustafsson, MEP GUE/NGL and Chair of FEMM Committee

Towards Sustainable Solutions



Azadeh JAFARI: azadeh.jafari@europarl.europa.eu

Press contact: Gianfranco Battistini:gianfranco.battistini@europarl.europa.eu




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