The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security and Amb. Melanne Verveer cordially invite you to a distinguished panel discussion on
Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Women’s Participation in Climate Change Adaptation
Monday, February 26, 2018
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Riggs Library, Healy Hall
3700 O St NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Refreshments will be provided.
With introductory remarks from the
Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S.
Dr. Minerva Pinelo, Project Director for the Community Preparedness and Resilience Project, Belize, supported by Taiwan
Katie Taylor, Executive Director, Pan American Development Foundation (PADF)
Lorena Aguilar, Global Senior Gender Advisor, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Margaret Arnold, Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank
As extreme weather and natural disasters continue to cause incalculable damage across the world, understanding the role of communities in preparing for and responding to these destructive events is essential. The expert discussants will bring insights on building resilience to natural disasters, encouraging preparedness and adaptation, community engagement and inclusion, as well as to the broader theme of women and climate.
RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inclusive-disaster-risk-reduction-women-and-climate-change-adaptation-tickets-43100993231