GWNET will be participating in a range of events at COP28 in Dubai, advocating for greater participation of women in just energy transitions worldwide, and discussing barriers to and opportunities generated by greater gender equality in the energy sector.
Project Manager Natalia Weber will be attending the conference. If you are at COP and wish to organise a meeting with Natalia, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join GWNET at the following events:
Women in Renewables Dialogue
When: 3 December, 13:30-20:00
Where: Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina
What: The Women in Renewables Alliance’s Women in Renewables Dialogue will gather women from across the full spectrum of renewables with the aim to foster synergies, cultivate community, promote education, and nurture leadership in service of a more equitable and sustainable energy transition.
More info & registration: https://www.womeninrenewables.org/cop28
Empowering the Future: How Diversity and Equality Lay the Foundation for a Just and Sustainable Energy Transition
When: 5 December, 12:00-12:45
Where: Nordic Pavilion & livestream
What: This forum, organised by Nordic Energy Research and Green by Iceland, aims to explore the critical link between gender equality and diversity and the success of climate goals, shedding light on the untapped benefits and fresh perspectives that a more diverse approach can bring to the forefront. It also intends to delve into the opportunities to forge a pathway towards a truly equitable and empowered energy sector, drawing insights from best practices and experiences.
More information: https://pub.norden.org/cop28/-december-5-just-energy-transition.html
Networking Event: Government & business united for a gender equal energy transition
When: 6 December, 09:30-10:30
Where: Siemens Experience Center
What: This networking event is organised by GWNET together with Women Energize Women. After a brief welcome, it will facilitate informal networking among dedicated women and allies from government and business.
More information & registration: https://live.invitario.com/en/cop28-networking-event-government-and-business/registration/
ALL IN FOR 1.5°: Accelerating technologies and gender equality in renewable energy
When: 6 December, 18:30-20:00
Where: German Pavilion
What: To achieve the 1,5° target, we need to go all in on a massive upscaling of renewable deployment, the further development of already existing renewable energy technologies and the growth of the renewable energy talent pool. This event seeks to highlight the existing technologies that are a core driver of the quest for 1.5 degrees, and the needs of the different sectors in terms of workforce and institutional support.
More information & registration: https://live.invitario.com/en/all-in-for-1-50-accelerating-technologies-and-gender-equality-in-renewable-energy/registration/
Lean In Equity & Sustainability – UAE Network Launch
When: 7 December, 17:30-20:00
Where: Bella Restaurant, Grand Millennium Hotel
What: At this event, Lean In Equity & Sustainability will launch its UAE Network and highlight the importance of the gender-energy-climate nexus.
More info & registration: https://www.linkedin.com/events/leaninequity-sustainability-uae7127775289266384896/about/
Empowering Women’s Roles in the Renewable Energy Sector
When: 8 December, 14:00-15:00
Where: Global Renewables Hub
What: This event, organised by the Global Renewables Alliance, will draw attention to the need to advance gender equality in renewable energy.
More info: https://globalrenewablesalliance.org/cop28/
Education and Skills Challenges and Action for Accelerating Gender Equality in the Just Energy Transition
When: 8 December, 17:00-18:00
Where: Spain Pavilion
What: A discussion panel on progress and proposals to accelerate effective gender equality in the just energy transition, with a particular focus on education and skills challenges and action.
More info: https://cop28.spainpavilion.es/events/education_and_skills_challenges_and_action_for_accenerating_gender_equality/?occurrence=2023-12-08
Strengthening Partnerships for Feminist Action for Climate Justice: Networking reception
When: 8 December, 18:00-19:00
Where: Spain Pavilion
What: This networking reception is hosted by the Feminist Action for Climate Justice Action Coalition —convened by UN Women under Generation Equality, together with the Government of Spain, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
More info & registration: https://cop28.spainpavilion.es/events/strengthening_partnerships_for_feminist_action_for_climate_ustice_networking_reception_at_cop28/?occurrence=2023-12-08