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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

MEDIA CONTACT

Katherine Quaid, Communications Coordinator, WECAN International

Katherine@wecaninternatonal.org

Whatsapp: +1 541-325-1058

Women Leaders Discuss Ways to Shape a Healthy and Equitable Future

Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt – On Wednesday November 16, international women leaders will discuss strategies, solutions, and alternatives for shaping a healthy and equitable future at a press conference organized by the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 27th session of the Conference of Parties (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.


During the press conference, speakers will address the feminist and women-led visions emerging from global movements, and share the context and impacts of international climate policies within their communities.


Press Conference: Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions

WHEN: Wednesday, November 16, 14:30 - 15:00 Egypt Time

WHERE: Press Conference Room “Luxor”, Blue Zone, COP27, Egypt


WHO:

  • Neema Namadamu, Democratic Republic of Congo Coordinator, Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN), Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Casey Camp Horinek (Ponca Nation), Ponca Nation Environmental Ambassador and WECAN Board Member, USA

  • Anne Songole, Climate Justice Coordinator, The African Women’s Development and Communications Network (FEMNET), Kenya

  • Taily Terena (Terena), Indigenous Rights Activist, WECAN Coordinator in Brazil, Brazil

  • Osprey Orielle Lake, Executive Director of Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN)

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The Women's Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International

www.wecaninternational.org - @WECAN_INTL

 

The Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International is a 501(c)3 and solutions-based organization established to engage women worldwide in policy advocacy, on-the-ground projects, trainings, and movement building for global climate justice.