Gender in-session workshop - Part 2

Part II – Policies, plans and progress in enhancing gender balance in national delegations

Opening and welcome

Session I: Setting the scene

  • Ms. Fleur Newman, UN Climate Change Secretariat: Technical paper on achieving gender balance
  • Ms. Verona Collantes-Lebale, UN Women: Updated statistics from United Nations Governing Body Secretariat
  • Ms. Stella Gama (Malawi) and Ms. Chrisda Kaeti (Kiribati): Experiences participating in the Women Delegates Fund initiative
  • Ms. Mariana Duarte Mutzenburg, International Parliamentary Union: IPU strategies to advance gender equality in governance and delegations: milestones and lessons learned

Session II: Experience with policies and plans

  • Ms. Dawn Pritchard, Métis National Council (Canada)
  • Ms. Una May Gordon (Jamaica)
  • Mr. Hamid Abakar Souleymane (Chad)

Working groups

Summary, next steps and close

Links to the Agenda of the workshop part 1: