04.11.2020

Revisit our web discussions on gender and energy

Watch the presentation of our four keynote speakers from our series on gender and energy.

 

The FES Climate and Energy Project in Asia hosted a series of four web discussions on gender and energy from August to October 2020. It was designed for FES country offices and partners working on the energy transition, with in total 80 participants from across the region.

This series sought to provide insights on how a gender lens can be applied to the energy transition and offered a platform for mutual learning and exchange.

In specific, each of the four web discussions addressed one of the multiple dimensions: the relationship between gender and climate change, the relevance of gender in sustainable urbanization, the gendered aspects of energy and the interrelation between a just transition and gender equality.  

The event was organized with the support of Silvia Sartori, technical advisor to the ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy.

 

Revisit the presentations from our four keynote speakers:

Sheila Oparaocha is the International Coordinator and Programme Manager of the ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy. She has eighteen years of working experience in the gender and energy sector and co-chairs the Sustainable Development Goal 7 Technical Advisory Group that has been convened by UNDESA. 

Gotelind Alber is an independent researcher and advisor on sustainable energy and climate change policy with a special focus on gender issues, climate justice and multi-level governance. She is co-founder and board member of the global network Gender CC women for climate justice.

Soma Dutta is a socio-economist specialised on energy, poverty, gender and sustainable development in the context of energy access, rural and renewable energy. She is a technical advisor with the ENERGIA International Network on Gender & Sustainable Energy.

Dr. Irene Giner-Reichl is the Austrian ambassador to Brazil and Suriname. She is also President of the Global Forum on Sustainable Energy, Co-Founder and President of the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition and Vice-President of REN21, a think tank focused on renewable energy.

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