Climate actions that fail to include all segments of the population also tend to result in widening the inequality gap, where vulnerable populations without access to climate protection are among the first and hardest hit by climate disasters.
The first research report of Women4Climate, realized in partnership with the UCL-City Leadership Lab (London), the University of California (Berkeley) and the Center Virchow-Villermé- La Sorbonne (Paris) will provide city officials with the best information available regarding the gendered impacts of climate change in the urban context and help them consider gender-specific solutions in climate action planning to implement inclusive climate action strategies.
All finalists chosen by the jury in December 2018 will be in Paris on February 20, 2019 to pitch their projects before a panel of mayors and city official judges. The winners chosen by this panel will receive assistance from and be promoted by C40 and the cities of Paris and Tel-Aviv Yafo in the next phase of experimentation and implementation.
The Women and Gender Constituency and Women4Climate encourage all types of activist, grassroots and women-led organizations and groups working on issues related to climate change to apply. Three winning award recipients will receive €2000 Euro, travel support to attend COP25 in Santiago de Chile, and mentorship opportunities - while runners-up will be showcased in a publication, online platform and awards ceremony.
The deadline for entries is Monday, September 09th 2019, 5pm EST