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COP24. Technology Needs Assessments (TNAs) & Gender Workshop


11 December 2018 - 1:00 am CET

8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Monopol Hotel (Dworcowa 5, 44-100 Katowice, Poland) - Breakfast to be served

Kicking off Gender Day, this workshop responds to a request in the UNFCCC Gender Action Plan, for UNEP DTU Partnership and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) to invite interested stakeholders to share information on the incorporation of gender into technology needs assessments (TNAs) during Gender Day. During the workshop, developed in collaboration with the UNFCCC Women and Gender Constituency, participants will discuss experiences and identify key activities to strengthen gender considerations in TNAs, while highlighting opportunities for collaboration between governments including National Gender and Climate Change Focal Points, implementing entities, operating entities of the Financial Mechanism and non-state actors.

Programme might be subject to change

Moderator: Verona Collantes, UN Women

8:00 - 8:30 Breakfast 

8:30 - 8:40 Opening remarks

8.40-8.55 Introduction and presentation of UNFCCC Gender Action Plan mandate on supporting gender considerations in TNAs, Karina Larsen, Climate Technology Centre and Network

8:55 - 9:10 Overview of gender concepts and importance of taking gender into consideration in climate action, Shradha Shreejaya, Women and Gender Constituency

9:10 - 9.30 Overview of TNA process and launch of TNA gender guidance document, Sara Traerup, UNEP DTU Partnership

9:30 - 9:50 Q&A, experience sharing and discussions

9:50 - 10:00 Concluding remarks




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