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Leaders’ Forum on Women Leading the Way: Raising Ambition for Climate ActionUNGA2

With the participation of Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, five former women presidents and prime ministers, Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, Graça Machel and the UN Secretary-General, the event aims to demonstrate women’s leadership on climate action and highlighting gender-responsive actions at all levels.

It will also feature voices of women leaders representing youth, grass-roots and indigenous communities, and be an opportunity to position gender equality at the centre of the discussions on climate change and sustainable development in the post-2015 development agenda, in the lead-up to the Beijing+ 20 commemoration next year.

Host: Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice and UN Women

Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel, E 42nd St, New York

Time: 6 – 8.30 p.m.