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Side Event 15th Dec: UNWomen and Women's Major Group
15 Dec 2011 - 15 Dec 2011
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Conference room E, United Nations, New York

Side Event Intersessional Rio+20
15th December, Thursday
6:15 PM
Conference Room1, UN (North Lawn Building), New York

From ?Brown? to ?Equitable? Economies
Women?s priorities for Rio+20

(preliminary version, 7 Dec 2011)

18:15 Welcome
Christine von Weizsäcker, WECF and Representative of VAM (organising partners of the Women?s major group)

UN Women key points for Rio+20 - Lakshmi Puri, Dep. Executive Director UN Women

18:25 Part 1: Green Economy and Poverty Eradication ? from a gender perspective

Introduction Christian Friis Bach, Minister of Development Cooperation, Denmark ? Co-Chair

Gender and Green Economy - Nidhi Tandon, author of UN Women paper Rio+20

Key messages Women?s Major Group - Anita Nayar, DAWN Development Alternatives with Women for a New era

Discussion with panellists and the audience

Chaired by Ambassador Williams, Grenada, and chair of AOSIS

19:20 Part 2: Case Studies: Green Jobs for Women ? Lessons from Brown Economy

Kaisha Atakhanova, Social Eco Fund, Kazakhstan
Peter Poschen/K.vdRee, International Labour Organisation ILO

Discussion with panellists and audience on strategic priorities for Rio+20

19:45 Closing


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