The gender and energy nexus in urban settings This webinar was held on 31 May, 2018. While there is much research and action focusing on the gender-energy nexus in rural settings, there is often very little discourse on addressing gender-related energy challenges specific to urban settings, such as the gender-differentiated access to services, connections and […]
Energy efficiency as a means to improve women’s lives This webinar was held on April 19th, 2018. Energy efficiency in homes and businesses is a way to improve the lives of women, particularly because women often are responsible for a greater share of the burden of housework and childcare. Additionally, women’s economic activities, particularly those […]
Gender implications for energy infrastructure This webinar was held on 20 March, 2018. This webinar aims to deepen understanding of the social and gender considerations that surround the implementation of large-scale energy infrastructure projects, as well as to highlight good practices in the sector. Panelists will explore the diversity of opportunities to include gender throughout […]
AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]
“Energizing Equality” is the first in the AGENT Energy series of webinars.
Energizing Equality: Powering a gender-responsive future through energy policies and frameworks This webinar was held on 24 October, 2017. The International Union for Conservation of Nature Global Gender Office (IUCN GGO), in collaboration with ENERGIA and with support from USAID, launched an Environment and Gender Information (EGI) platform analysis exploring if and how gender considerations […]
This webinar recording, “Addressing gender considerations in large-scale energy infrastructure polices and project development” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Addressing gender considerations in large-scale energy infrastructure policies and project development This webinar was hosted on Thursday, June 1st, 2017 Gender mainstreaming in the energy sector is taking place from national policies, to institutional reforms and project development, increasing energy access and providing a low emission development pathways for many around the […]
This webinar recording, “Innovative finance: Unlocking women’s entrepreneurship and energy access” is part of the GECCO Energy Webinar Series.
AGENT (GECCO*) Energy Webinar: Innovative finance mechanisms to unlock women’s entrepreneurship and energy access This webinar was hosted on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 Women face different—and sometimes greater—challenges than their male counterparts in entrepreneurship and asset acquisition. At times, social and cultural barriers may impede women from becoming landowners or from other assets, which hinders opportunities […]