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Wed, Sep 25

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UN Church Center

In-Person: Women on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis: Ending the Era of Fossil Fuels and Implementing Solutions

Come join us for this in-person forum to hear from powerful global women leading the way for a just and healthy future for all generations!

In-Person: Women on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis: Ending the Era of Fossil Fuels and Implementing Solutions
In-Person: Women on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis: Ending the Era of Fossil Fuels and Implementing Solutions

Time & Location

Sep 25, 2024, 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

UN Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA

About the event

Women on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis: Ending the Era of Fossil Fuels and Implementing Solutions

In-person event

Wednesday, September 25, 4:45 - 8:00pm ET

777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

Please join us in-person during Climate Week in New York City for an inspiring and strategic WECAN forum, “Women on the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis: Ending the Era of Fossil Fuels and Implementing Solutions.” We welcome you to 777 United Nations Plaza, New York on September 25 from 4:45-8:00pm ET! 

During this in-person forum, women leaders in all their diversity will come together to share comprehensive and intersectional approaches, solutions, and strategies to stop fossil fuel extraction and to propel a Just Transition grounded in a climate justice framework. Critical topics include fossil fuel resistance; food sovereignty; forest protection; gender-responsive climate policies; Indigenous and human rights; Rights of Nature; strategic preparations for COP29 and COP30; uplifting care economies; community-led solutions; and transformative policies for our collective future. Women are leading the way for a just and healthy future for all generations!

Confirmed speakers, with more to be announced, include:

  • Secretary Puyr Tembé (Tembé), the first Secretary of Indigenous Peoples of the State of Pará in Brazil, and Co-founder of The National Association of Indigenous Ancestral Women Warriors (ANMIGA)
  • Casey Camp Horinek (Ponca Nation), Ponca Nation Environmental Ambassador and WECAN Board Member and Project Coordinator
  • Roishetta Ozane, Founder of Vessel Project of Louisiana and Gulf Fossil Finance Coordinator for the Texas Campaign for the Environment Fund
  • Eriel Tchekwie Deranger (Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation), Executive Director of Indigenous Climate Action
  • Tzeporah Berman, Chair, Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • With moderation and comments by Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder and Executive Director of Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN)

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