Dublin Rio Principles - Bridging the Gender Gap in Water Resource Management – Where do we stand, What lessons have we learned?RIO+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development –13th – 22nd June, 2012 - Rio de Janeiro, BrazilGender equality and women’s empowerment goals are part of the cornerstones of the principles that came out of the International Conference on Water and the Environment’s (ICWE), Dublin Principles (1992), the UN Conference on Environment and Development, (1992),…See More
About Me (Education, Interests, Professional experience)
MSc, development economics
Currently senior consultant Nautilus International Development consulting, working on Water and Green Growth project for World Water Council
30 years at the United Nations - Sustainable development, water resources, gender issues, Task Manager UN Inter-agency Task Force on Gender and Water.
Area of Expertise
Water & Sanitation, Natural Resources and Ecosystems Management, Gender
What is your vision for a sustainable future?
Economic growth that takes account of the needs of our ecosystem and biological diversity and that provides livelihoods for people, especially women, to protect and conserve water.
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The Women's Major Group (WMG) was created as one of nine Major Groups after the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro. This list serve is for members of the Women Major Group following the Post Rio+20 process (Financing SD, SDGs-post2015) as well as for members of the Women Major Group following Environment processes (UNEP). The Operating Partners (OPs) of the Post Rio+20 process that coordinate the group rotate periodically. The current WMG OPs are Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN) supported by a core group including the Women's Environment and Development Organization(WEDO) and Global Forest Coalition (GFC).