Sep 20, 2013 02:00 PM
Sep 23, 2013 01:00 PM
The International Women's Earth & Climate Summit will take place on September 20 – 23, 2013 in New York. The Summit will bring together 100 global women leaders including grassroots activists, economists, scientists, businesswomen, Indigenous leaders, policy-makers, faith leaders, culture shapers for 3.5 days to help further a women’s climate action agenda. Although this is an invitation only summit at the New York site for 100 women, the organizers welcome and need women of the world to engage in the proceedings!
Watch the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit and participate in the proceedings from where ever you are. To follow the International Women's Earth and Climate Summit via live stream, go to the IWECI YouTube Channel and join a discussion in the 'Comments' section. Subscribe to the IWECI YouTube Channel while you are there and you'll get all the latest updates as they are posted.
Add questions and comments via Twitter using the hashtag #IWECI. Follow IWECI on Twitter @IWECI and bring your voice into this powerful conversation about women's climate sustainability solutions. Some of your questions will be shared on the plenary floor for Summit delegates!
Participants include: Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary to the UNFCCC; Marina Silva, former Brazilian Minister of Environment; Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland; Dr. Jane Goodall, Dame of the British Empire, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and United Nations Messenger of Peace; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams; Dr. Sylvia Earle, marine biologist; May Boeve, 350.org Executive Director; Dr. Vandana Shiva and leaders from Global Gender Climate Alliance, UN Women, Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO), 1 Million Women, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and other grassroots organizations.
For a detailed agenda, see: www.iweci.org/summit-agenda
For general information, see: www.iweci.org/summit