October 20, 2011 at 6pm to October 25, 2011 at 7pm
**Official website** Dates 19 October: Major groups capacity building workshop (Addis Ababa) The Rio+20 Secretariat, in partnership with the Stakeholder Forum and ESCAP, is offering a workshop on the margins of the Regional Preparatory Meeting designed to raise awareness of the themes of sustainable development and build the capacity…See More
About Me (Education, Interests, Professional experience)
A top notch lawyer, gender expert, researcher; an environmental leader of the Bearhs Environmental Leadership program University of California At Berkley, United States and an alumnus of the prestigious International visitor Leadership program of the United States.
Combines skills in gender mainstreaming, international women’s rights mechanisms, environmental governance, and sustainable development with proven ability to think strategically and lead others in planning and executing multi dimensional projects.
Currently conducting gender and climate change research for the ministry of the Environment Lagos state, Nigeria
Area of Expertise
Natural Resources and Ecosystems Management, Climate Change, Democracy and Governance, Gender, Poverty Alleviation, Urban Development
What is your vision for a sustainable future?
My vision is a gender balanced society where men and women have equal opportunities and resources to develop.
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).