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WECF: Participating in EP debate on the positive relations of gender sensitive and environmental policies

On 10 April Sascha Gabizon, Director of Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) will be participating in a panel on Positive Effects of Gender Sensitive and Environmental Policies in the European Parliament organised by the GUE/NGL party.

Debating the challenges of the social and ecological boundaries of our planet, WECF will highlight possible solutions and stress the need for environmental health for everyone. Together with other panellists from FoE and IRADe India, the panel will also open up to the audience and allow an open debate.

As part of the public hearing, the panel will take place at the European Parliament, ASP 1G2, on 10. April, 15:10 – 15:50. The hearing will start at 15:00 and will approximately last until 18:30, with another interesting panel on gender equality and its importance for sustainability, also followed by an open debate and final, concluding remarks.

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Last updated on 10 April 2013

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