CCAFS Official Side Event at COP 20 Lima, Peru

High stakes, great urgency: Collecting evidence for gender-just and impactful climate policies

  • Date
  • Time
    11:30 am > 01:00 pm
  • Location
    Platz d. Vereinten Nationen 2, Bonn, 53113, Germany

Join the CGIAR GENDER Impact Platform in Bonn, Germany, for an official side event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference happening on June 14, 11:30-13:00 CEST.

The 56th session of the subsidiary bodies will take place from June 6 to 16 2022, at the World Convention Center Bonn, Germany.

The CGIAR GENDER Impact Platform, Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF)  and Women Environment Programme (WEP) have co-organized an official side event at the Bonn Climate Change Conference.

The event will showcase actions from different stakeholders to advance the Gender Action Plan & national climate roadmaps.

CGIAR GENDER will further present new evidence from a hotspot mapping methodology that has revealed where climate change hits women the hardest, thereby providing direction where investments in actions to address these inequalities should be targeted.


  • Inform decision-making bodies, policymakers and practitioners on the cross-cutting benefits of locally owned and gender-responsive climate mitigation and adaptation actions
  • Underline the need to support the collection of evidence base and disaggregated data to demonstrate the impact of gender-responsive solutions
  • Build bridges and open new spaces for exchange experiences and views among local practitioners, researchers and policymakers
  • Contribute to the GAP mandate and review (focusing on Activities A4, B3 and D4) through the dissemination of local good practices that can be replicated in regional and national contexts.


  •  BMZ Representative, Germany (Name TBC) Opening remarks
  •  Ms Agnes Mirembe  – Executive Director, Action for Rural Women’s Empowerment (ARUWE),  Uganda Towards a just, equitable and community-based energy transition  
  • Ms Fatou Ndoye , ENDA Graf Sahel, Senegal Gender relationships in the fishery industry in the Saloum Delta 
  • Ms Maria Victoria Bojacá , General Director  ENDA Colombia, Colombia An urban, sustainable and gender-just solidarity economy model that challenges masculinities
  • Ms Priscilla Achakpa,  Founder / Global Lead, Women Environmental Programme,  Nigeria Raising awareness to advice on the Gender Action Plan: lessons learned from WEP, Nigeria
  • Dr. Nicoline de Haan, Director CGIAR GENDER Platform How evidence and research can bring climate justice for rural women  

Session moderated by  Ms. Gina Cortés Valderrama, Women Engage for a Common Future Women and Gender Constituency – Facilitative Committee

How to join

The event will take place in Bonn, but a live stream will be available via the UNFCCC YouTube page (link to be shared soon).