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Event: How to gender-responsively mobilise resources for biodiversity conservation?

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1.5 hours of panel discussion on How to gender-responsively mobilise resources for biodiversity conservation? The event will examine the intersections between gender, human rights and resource mobilisation. It will also facilitate the identification of strategies and solutions to ensure that resource mobilisation efforts are inclusive, equitable and responsive to the diverse needs and aspirations of all. Through insightful discussions, the event will explore the challenges and opportunities for women and girls to have their rights guaranteed and fulfilled in the context of resource mobilisation. By fostering collaboration and sharing experiences, the event aims to contribute to improving gender justice in biodiversity financing and governance.

The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. Live translation (English/Spanish/French) will be available. Each of the speakers will have 10 minutes to discuss a set of guiding questions.


Wednesday, 20 September 2023

13.00 to 14.30 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

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Zoom. All attendees require to register here.


This session is organised by the UNCBD Women’s Caucus and Convention on Biological Diversity. The speaker panel will include,

  • Markus Lehmann, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Lim Li Ching, Third World Network
  • Minnie Degawan, International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity
  • Valentina Figuera, Global Forest Coalition
  • Verona Collantes-Lebale, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Gender Partnership


  • To examine the gender implications embedded within Decision 15/7 while identifying challenges and opportunities for ensuring the fulfilment of women’s and girls’ rights in resource mobilisation efforts within the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.
  • To generate concrete recommendations and insights that can inform policy development and action towards more equitable and inclusive biodiversity financing.


Available. English, French and Spanish.

Event Flyer in Spanish
Event Flyer in French

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