Webinars

GECCO Webinar: Gender indicators for the energy sector

GECCO Webinar: Gender indicators for the energy sector This webinar recording, Gender indicators for the energy sector: Challenges and ways forward, is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series. More information about the webinar’s content can be found here. Links to the presentations can be found below: Setting the stage: introduction to WHAT is relevant to measure […]

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GECCO Webinar: Challenges and strategies to increase and retain women’s participation in the energy sector

GECCO Webinar: Challenges and strategies to increase and retain women’s participation in the energy sector This webinar recording, Challenges and strategies to increase and retain women’s participation in the energy sector, is part of the GECCO Energy webinar series. More information about the webinar’s content can be found here. Links to the presentations can be found below: […]

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GECCO Webinar: Gender Dimensions of Renewable Energy Financing

GECCO Webinar: Gender Dimensions of Renewable Energy Financing This webinar recording, Gender Dimensions of Renewable Energy Financing, is part of the GECCO Energy webinar series. More information about the webinar’s content can be found here. Links to the presentations can be found below: Liane Schalatek, Heinrich Böll Foundation North America: Women and Finance Christine Gruning, UNEP Frankfurt School, […]

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GECCO webinar: COP21 implications for implementing mitigation activities

Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development, increasing energy access and providing low emission development pathways for many around the world. It has been a central pillar of the commitments towards achieving universal access to modern energy and recognized as a cornerstone within the Sustainable Development Goals. Efforts at integrating gender considerations into climate change and the renewable energy sector have advanced over the years, with most of this progress taking place in small scale, community-based projects.

However, 2015 has seen an important shift towards the increasing gender mainstreaming in mitigation initiatives, with an in-session workshop on gender-responsive mitigation and technology development and transfer technical workshop and close to 40 percent of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) referencing women and gender as key considerations for implementation of activities. With energy production and consumption accounting for two-thirds of greenhouse gas emissions, relying on low-carbon (emission) energy sources, renewable energy options, and energy efficiency will be necessary in order to achieve both environmental protection and support the achievement of socio-economic goals, including gender equality.

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GECCO webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure

GECCO webinar: Gender in large-scale energy infrastructure This video is of the second webinar in the GECCO Energy webinar series. For more information about the webinar and speakers, please click here.   Links to the presentations can be found below: Maria Beatriz Orlando, World Bank Senior Social Development Specialist, and Vanessa Lopes Janik, Energy Sector Management […]

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GECCO webinar: Gender equality in the energy sector: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment

GECCO webinar: Gender equality in the energy sector: Understanding how renewable energy contributes to empowerment This video is of the first webinar in the GECCO Energy webinar series. For more information about the webinar and speakers, please click here. Links to the presentations can be found below: Kristen Graf, Executive Director, Women of Wind Energy: Women working […]

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