IV International Conference on Climate Justice


Toward COP27 – Gender Intersectionality and Climate Justice

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice and the international research group “Climate Change, Territories, Diversities” have the pleasure of inviting you to the fourth international conference on 26th October from 15.30 to 19.30 (CEST), entirely dedicated to the topic of Climate Justice intersected with the Gender issue.

The conference will host several international guests to discuss the crucial issues regarding gender, intersectionality, and climate justice. It will be held online via the ZOOM platform.

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The conference will be held in English and simultaneously translated into Italian and Spanish.
Participation in the conference is open to all and totally free of charge

15.30 | Institutional Openinig

– Francesca Da Porto, Vice Rector for sustainability, University of Padua
– Francesca Maria Susin, Coordinator of Equal Opportunities and Gender Equality, Dep. of Civil Environmental Architectural Engineering (ICEA), University of Padua
– Franco Bonollo, Dean School of Engineering, University of Padua
– Gaya Spolverato, Delegate for Equal Opportunities Policies, University of Padua
– Rosa Arboretti, Vice Director of Dep. of Civil Environmental Architectural Engineering (ICEA), University of Padua
– Massimo De Marchi, Coordinator of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice (ICEA), University of Padua

16.00 – 17.20 | First Part

– From Green Cities to Climate Justice in the Green City: Changing paradigm and practice | Isabelle Anguelovski, Director of Barcelona Laboratory for Urban Environmental Justice and Sustainability
– Protecting the Frontline: An Experience and Thought of a Climate Activist | Mitzi Jonelle Tan, Co-founder of Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), Fridays for Future
– How Women Can Save The Planet: An Analysis of the gender role in the causes and impacts of the climate crisis | Anne Karpf, School of Art, Architecture and Design, London Metropolitan University
– Food justice in the future cities: A Feminist Geographic Perspective | Hoinle Birgit, Institut für Geographie, University of Hamburg

17.20 -17.40 | Debate

17.40 – 19.00 | Second Part

– Social Inequalities, Health and Extreme Temperatures in the urban context | Marta Ellena, Researcher for Regional Models and geo-Hydrological Impacts (REMHI), Euro-Mediterranean Center of Climate Change (CMCC)
– An Eco-feminist vision: The Role of Women to contain the Climate Crisis | Ineza Umohoza Grace, Eco Feminist, Coordinator at Loss and Damage Youth Coalition (Rwanda)
– The Experience of Engajamundo in Generation Equality Forum’s Feminist Action for Climate Justice Action Coalition | Anne Heloise Barbosa do Nascimento, Youth leader on the Feminist Action Coalition for Climate Justice and member of youth-led organization Engajamundo (Brazil)
– Gender Equality and Climate Justice in a  political context – a daily fight | Alice Bah Kuhnke,  Coordinator for the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender EqualityGreens/EFA, European Parliament

19.00 – 19.30 | Debate – Conclusion of the Conference

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