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Gender and Climate Change Course


Offered by: African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), The African Women’s Studies Centre (AWSC) and The Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM)
Date: 28th Sept – 2nd Oct 2015
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya

Course Objectives

  • gain a deeper understanding of the differentiated ways in which climate change affects men and women
  • analyse international frameworks and their approaches to gender mainstreaming in both adaptation and mitigation.
  • acquire skills for gender mainstreaming in adaptation and mitigation at policy and implementation level

Course Outline

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
  • Climate Change and Gender
  • Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change
  • Action Planning

Course Convenors:

  • Winnie Khaemba - African Centre for Technology Studies
  • Dr. Cosmas Ochieng - African Centre for Technology Studies
  • Dr. Ann Kingiri - African Centre for Technology Studies
  • Annabelle Waititu - Institute of Environment and Water Management (IEWM)
  • Dr. Grace Nyamongo - African Women Studies Centre, University of Nairobi
  • Prof. Wanjiku Kabira - African Women Studies Centre, University of Nairobi

Target participants (max. 30):
We are targeting a maximum of 30 participants including regional and national policy makers (across sectors), university faculty and researchers, the private sector, civil society, national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Fees
Non-Kenyans:2000 USD
Kenyans: 1000 USD
Charges are inclusive of tuition, course material, meals and accommodation for 5 days

To apply:
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Winnie Khaemba at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 15th September, 2015.

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