Stockholm+50 Side Event: Achieving a Healthy Planet for all Through a Gender-Just Recovery (Hybrid)

June 3, 2022 – June 3, 2022
05:15 pm – 06:30 pm
GGGI, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and UN Women

Register now to join the GGKP Gender Expert Group Stockholm+50 side event: Achieving a healthy planet for all through a gender-just recovery.

This event aims to explore why gender equality needs to be a central component of global environmental action and to the ambitions of a better post-COVID world. It will spotlight the opportunities and limitations of our current just transition models, and further highlight how gender transformative approaches helps in fulfilling our commitment to combating the three planetary crises.

The event will focus on:

  • How would a feminist plan for a just and Green recovery look like?
  • How can women effectively contribute to climate action? Perspectives from the global south
  • How can gender equality be an enabling factor toward a sustainable and just society?
  • How to accelerate a gender-just transition?

Date & Time: 3 June, 17:15-18:30, Room 5, Stockholmsmässan or Online.

Want to engage more? Join the global discussion on Gender on the Green Forum or reach out to us!

This event is co-organized by the GGKP Gender Expert Group, UNEP, GGGI and UN Women.

The Gender Expert Group is a consortium of 10+ organizations hosted by the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP), including the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), UN Women, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Green Economy Coalition (GEC), Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), World Bank Group, Circle Economy and International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA).


Welcoming remark by Moderator

Ingvild Solvang, Deputy Director and Head of Climate Action and Inclusive Development, Global Green Growth Institute


Opening Speech – Accelerating Gender in Just Transitions

Asad Naqvi, Head of Secretariat, Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP) and Head of Secretariat, The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)


eynote Speech: The Feminist Plan for Just Recovery

Sarah Hendriks, Director Programme, Policy and Intergovernmental Division at UN Women


Keynote Speech: LDC Perspective on Gender Equality to accelerate global Action

Madeleine Diouf Sarr, UNFCCC LDC Chair


Discussion: Approaches for a Gender-Just Transition Post COVID19

Speakers, Panelists: 

  • Bhavna Choudhary ,Founder and Principal Coordinator of The Indegenous
  • Sheila Oparaocha, Director of ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy
  •  Dr. Pem Narayan Kandel, Secretary, Ministry of Forestry and Environment, Nepal

Audience Q&A