Today, March 30, 2022, the Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR) organized the project summary event “Promoting engagement and leadership of women’s organizations in climate change and disaster risk reduction policy-making process” at Bao Son Hotel – 50 Nguyen Chi Thanh – Ba Dinh – Hanoi and online via Zoom Meeting to share the results and summarize the project. judgment in recent times.
The project “Promoting engagement and leadership of women’s organizations in climate change and disaster risk reduction policy-making process” is funded by the United Nations Agency for Gender Equality Funding and Empowering Women (UN Women) and implemented by the Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR) in Hanoi from November 2019 to March 2022 with the goal of increasing the participation of women and women’s organizations, improve management and leadership capacity, participate meaningfully and influentially in policy development for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.
Speaking at the event, Ms. Tran Thi Thuy Anh – Empower project manager, representative of UN Women shared about the process of project formation and implementation and highly appreciated the capacity and enthusiasm of the CECR team. . Although the project has been implemented just over two years, the achievements and benefits that the project brings to women’s organizations in particular and CSOs and NGOs in general, as well as to the community, have practical significance to promote gender equality in the context of climate change in Vietnam.
Ms. Tran Thi Thuy Anh – Empower project manager, representative of UN Women
Mr. Nguyen Khac Hung – Executive Director of the Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR) emphasized: The POCCA project has had achievements and influences on all three levels: local level, national level. , international level. At the local level, training activities and initiatives of VNGOs are funded by the project. At the national level are the policy contributions and participation of the Department of Climate Change – Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Directorate of Forestry – Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. And at the international level are sets of messages on Gender mainstreaming and women’s empowerment in responding to climate change sent to COP 25 and COP 26 through representatives of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and other organizations. international participation in COP.
Mr. Nguyen Khac Hung – Executive Director of the Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR)
Ms. Doan Vu Thao Ly – Director of the Center for Environment and Community Research (CECR)
At the project closing ceremony, representatives of organizations benefiting from the project: Ms. Pham Thi Thu Hoa – Director of Thai Binh KCT, Ms. Tran Thi Thanh – Deputy Director of CRDR Ha Tinh, Ms. Dao Thi Ngoc Lan – Director of CRDR Ha Tinh. Director of YENBAI CDSH, Mr. Pham Van Luan – Mentor of Ben Tre Youth Innovation Group; Ms. Duong Thi To – Director of CeCOD shared her organization’s activities and changes during her participation in the project, especially gender mainstreaming in models, activities, and projects that organizations have had a positive impact on local development. In particular, the delegates participated in the cultural exchange, bringing together lyrics, singing, and verses to congratulate the success of the project.
The event attracted the participation of online and online participants from state agencies, the Vietnam Network of Non-Governmental Organizations on Climate Change (VNGO-CC), the Pioneering Women’s Network. Responding to climate change, the Vietnam Women’s Union, CSOs, NGOs, experts have accompanied the project in recent times.