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UN MDG Side-Event: "Population and Environment: Linking MDGs 5 and 7"


21 September, 2010
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

This UN MDG Side-Event on "Population and Environment: Linking MDGs 5 and 7" will highlight connections among population, gender, reproductive health, and environmental sustainability/climate change issues, and demonstrate the benefits of integrated approaches to achieving the MDGs, particularly MDG 5 (improve maternal health) and MDG 7 (ensure environmental sustainability). Special guest speakers will showcase how these population and environment issues are being addressed from global to community levels. After the presentations, a structured discussion and workshop with leading NGOs and experts will identify priorities for policy, advocacy and research agendas to achieve the MDGs with an emphasis on the population, gender, reproductive health and environmental linkages. Speakers include:
- Safiye Cagar, Director, Information and External Relations Division, UNFPA, "Welcome Remarks"
- Tamara Kreinin, Executive Director, Women & Population Program, UN Foundation, and Roger-Mark De Souza, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations, Sierra Club, "Co-Moderators"
- Musimbi Kanyoro, Director, Population and Reproductive Health Program, Packard Foundation, on "How Women, Reproductive Health and Environment Bridge MDGs 5 and 7"
- Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Adviser, IUCN and Kathleen Mogelgaard, Senior Advisor, Population, Gender & Climate, PAI, on "Evidence on Population and Environment/Climate Change Linkages"
- Judy Oglethorpe, Managing Director, Climate Adaptation, WWF-US and Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Ashoka Fellow, CEO, Conservation Through Public Health, Uganda, on "Integrated Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Projects: Case Studies from the Field"
Contact: Vicky Markham, Director, Center for Environment and Population (CEP) at email "vmarkham@cepnet.org".
No RSVP necessary. Refreshments will be served.

Detailed Information
Date 21 September, 2010
Time 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
External Link www.cepnet.org

 

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