Emilia Reyes has specialized in gender responsive public policies and budgets and development issues, including comprehensive disaster risk management and climate change. In those fields she has trained governmental officers from the Legislative, Judiciary and Executive Branch in Mexico and in other countries – mostly from the Nordic and Latin American regions-, as well as officers from UN agencies at national and regional level. She has been panelist and speaker in national and international conferences, seminars, workshops, and forums, and a consultant to several UN agencies. In the last ten years she has advocated for equality and sustainable development in several processes of international negotiations, such as UNFCCC, CSW, ICPD, Rio+20, the Post-2015, Financing for Development, Habitat, and in regional processes under ECLAC (Brasilia, Montevideo, Santo Domingo, FfD and Post-2015 sustainable development regional forum, Habitat). She has been part of the Mexican Delegation as a representative of civil society for 3 consecutive years in the climate change process, including the Paris Agreement, and in the Post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations. She is one of the eight Organizing Partners of the Women’s Major Group in the Agenda 2030 platform since 2014.
This plenary of leading practitioners will build on Day 1 and look forward to the coming years to discuss what needs to happen in order to move us from words to real action for women and men around the world on climate change.
The overall goal of this skills share session is to support and protect poor and vulnerable communities, and ensure their voices are heard by policy makers locally, nationally and globally. The dynamics of development over the years have become more complex at global, national and local issues of womens right in sectors particularly at the […]