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Feminist Climate Ambassadors -Online Training


Time for Change – Feminist Climate Ambassadors Online Training

The Green European Foundation and Educational Centre Visio launch the very first Feminist Climate Ambassadors Training, which is part of the Feminists in Climate Movement project.

The aim is to build bridges across Europe for feminist climate change advocates and activists. 9-week training will equip participants with the tools needed to get their message through in their own region and media. This will support sustainable and feminist community-level impact across the region. In addition, the training provides space for more political level conversation on the intersections of gender and climate change.

Because of the COVID19 situation this training will be hold online. Virtual collaboration space gathers together 29 amazing participants from 18 different countries, facilitators from Educational Centre Visio and guest speakers. This space opens today, on Mon 16th of November 2020, and the very first webinar is hold on Sat 21st of November 2020. Second webinar will be held 12th of December. The collaboration space itself encourages participants to share their knowledge, experiences, challenges and initiatives with others: it is created on a platform called Howspace – a Finnish innovation – supporting dialogue, parallel learning and team work.

Program of the first Feminist Climate Ambassadors -Webinar

On Sat 21.11.2020, at 10am – 4pm (CET)

Introduction to the training / facilitators Adele Halttunen and Maia Fandi, Educational Centre Visio

Why – Gender Perspectives in the Climate Action and Policy / Alviina Alametsä, Member of European Parliament, Finland

How – How to boost your activism? The significance of networking and grass root action / Kate Metcalf, co-founder, Women’s Environmental Network, UK

Where & when – The important dates and timelines of climate movement in 2021 / Leo Hickman, editor, Carbon Brief, UK

Case example and discussion / Oury Traore, African feminist activist shares inspirational examples of her journey as an activist.

Climate change, gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. / UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa and Fleur Newman, UNFCCC Gender Focal Point and Focal Point for Women

Conclusion and next steps, facilitators Adele Halttunen and Maia Fandi.

This webinar is only for participants of the Feminist Climate Ambassadors – training. If you are not in the training, but you interested to learn more, please watch recording from the Feminists in Climate Movement Conference which was held in March 2020.

Further information:

Adele Halttunen / adele.halttunen@opintokeskusvisio.fi
Maia Fandi / maia.fandi@opintokeskusvisio.fi

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