Enhance climate-smart agriculture to empower women, build women’s resilience to migration for survival and displacement

23 March 2022

Co-sponsored by the League of Arab States, the Arab Water Council and UN Women Regional Office for the Arab States, this global side event will be held virtually on 23 March 2022 from 9:00-10:30 AM EST (16:00-17:30 GMT +2) and is part of the Sixty-sixth Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66). Representatives of governments, including National Women’s Machineries, NGOs, CBOs, research institutions, academia, think tanks working on climate change, DRR, migration/displacement and gender, the diplomatic community and donors, UN Agencies, members of international community, regional actors, and media are invited to attend. 

Objectives of the event

The event seeks to: 
• Demonstrate conceptual and operational links between climate change, migration/displacement, from an intersectional gender equality and women’s rights perspective (focusing on the most vulnerable women);
• Showcase good policy and programmatic practice on these linkages in relation to climate-resilient agriculture for women, migration for survival and displacement; 
• Highlight areas and good practice enhancing women’s leadership and decision-making on these issues as linked agendas.