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International Women’s Day 2024 Convergence: Calls for action to end the era of fossil fuels and accelerate a just transition

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International is bringing together global women leaders, highlighting their various efforts and strategies in building solutions needed for an equitable and just transition.

Topics discussed will include food sovereignty, gender-responsive climate policies, regenerative economics, forest protection, Indigenous rights, rights of nature, demilitarism, phasing out fossil fuels, and more.

Speakers include:

  • Puyr Tembé, Secretary of Indigenous Peoples in Para State, Brazil
  • Mitzi Jonelle Tan, Convenor and International Spokesperson for Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), Philippines
  • Neema Namadamu, Founder and Executive Director of Hero Women Rising and WECAN Coordinator, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Tzeporah Berman, Chair, Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, Canada
  • Ruth Nyambura, African Ecofeminist Collective, Kenya
  • Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder and Executive Director of WECAN, United States

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