Daniel Seymour is UN Women’s Deputy Director of Programs, having previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff/ Strategic Planning Advisor to the Executive Director. He began his career as Save the Children UK’s first Human Rights Officer. He has worked in government as an advisor on child rights to Robin Cook, the UK Foreign Secretary, with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Kosovo Mission as a human rights monitor and head of office, and as Save the Children Alliance Representative to the United Nations in New York. He joined the UN with UNICEF in 2002 working first in the Child Protection Section of Program Division, then as Planning and Social Policy Officer in the Viet Nam Country Office, and finally as Chief of UNICEF’s Gender and Rights Unit. During that time he was elected chair of the OECD/ DAC’s Human Rights Task Team.
This opening plenary will start with a brief look at the history and work of the GGCA to put gender on the agenda in all levels of climate policy planning and delivery, followed by an esteemed group of speakers to give insight into the main challenges which lie ahead– and thoughts on how alliance building […]