Gender Equality and the New Urban Agenda
The main objectives of the Gender and Women Roundtable are:
To address the linkages between gender equality, women’s empowerment and urbanisation as positive drivers of the New Urban Agenda.
To emphasise the centrality of gender equality and women’s empowerment in furthering economic growth and achieving sustainable development in the New Urban Agenda. To identify, develop and promote strategies for enhancing gender equality and women’s empowerment as an integral part of the transformative change in the New Urban Agenda towards Post-2015, the Sustainable Development Goals and Habitat III.
Friday, 11 April - Grand Salon Room 1
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Founder & Coordinator, GROOTS Kenya
Maria Eugenia Correa Olarte
Ambassador to Kenya
Programme Specialist on Gender Mainstreaming at the UN System Coordination Division of UN Women
Founder, AbzeSolar S.A.
Aisa Kirabo Kacyira
Deputy Executive Director, UN-Habitat, Assistant Secretary-General
U.S. Permanent Representative to the O.A.S., U.S. Department of State
Ines Sanchez de Madariaga
Director, Women & Science Unit, MInister's Office for Science and Innovation
Deputy Governor, Kisumu
Marisol Delmazzo Peillard
Co-Founder, Red-Mujer and Habitat
President, Board of Directors, Union of Cooperatives Las Brumas
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