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Women at the Frontline of Sustainable Mountain Development
22 Jun 2012 - 22 Jun 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Mountain Pavilion, Athletes Park, Rio de Janeiro

Objectives
ƒƒTo recognize the critical roles, knowledge, agency, and experience of women in sustainable mountain development
ƒƒTo focus on equitable and inclusive ways of integrating gender analysis, methodologies, and best practices for sustainable mountain development
ƒƒTo share new knowledge and practices on gender and natural resource management
ƒƒTo discuss challenges, resistance, and continued gender inequities
ƒƒTo set new agendas for gender-positive change and gender-responsive research, policies, and institutions in the context of rapid change

Expected Outcomes
ƒƒUp-to-date knowledge on the status of gender-specific issues and approaches in sustainable mountain development
ƒƒInitiation of discussions among key global gender networks and experts leading up to the Bhutan+10 conference
ƒƒAwareness of policy makers and Rio+20 delegates on gender dimensions of sustainable mountain development

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