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Advancing SRHR for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

Tuesday 19th October 2021 1pm GMT

On Tuesday, 19 October 2021, in honor of the upcoming 2021 United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, a virtual meeting will be held to discuss climate change and its effect on women and girls, namely their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).  With an esteemed group of speakers and a diverse group of member states, UN entities, civil society organizations, and other key stakeholders in attendance, this meeting should be a valuable addition to the discussion of SRHR as well as the complex relationship between women and girls and climate change. Those speaking at the event include:

Opening Remarks: 

  • Wendy Morton, Member of Parliament, UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Houmed M’Saidie, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment, Tourism, and Handicrafts, Government Spokesperson of Comoros


  • Angela Baschieri, Population Dynamics Policy Advisor and Co-lead of the UNFPA Climate Change Technical Working Group
  • Lorelei Goodyear, Senior Technical Advisor, Emergency Preparedness and Resilience, FP2030
  • Divya Mathew, Director of Policy and Advocacy, Women Deliver
  • Fleur Newman, UNFCCC Women and Gender Secretariat
  • Sohanur Rahman, Co-founder and Coordinator at YouthNet for Climate Justice, Climate Action Network South Asia Committee Member, and Women Deliver Young Leader

Closing Remarks: 

  • Jennifer Adams, Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau of Global Health, USAID


  • Julitta Onabanjo, Technical Director, UNFPA


19 October 2021


1:00 pm