Women and Chemicals Session at the Tomorrow without Toxics ConferenceFeatured
Gender equality is among key topics of the Sustainable Development Goals and associated targets and has become one of the focus areas within sound management of chemicals and waste. Women and men are exposed and effected by harmful chemicals in a different way due to the biological susceptibility and the role in the society. A gender-differentiated approach is necessary in policy making, research and project design to increase protection against harmful chemicals to both women and men.
The Round Table provides an opportunity to interactively discuss questions related to gender and chemicals with the focus on women. The outcome of the discussion will be reflected in the call to action of the conference. Together we want to identify potential next steps, activities, and solutions for our joint work on the topic.
General information about the conference:
This virtual conference is targeted towards members of the international civil society concerned of chemicals management. Representatives from the civil society organizations, social movements, citizens around the world, intergovernmental organizations and government representatives, like the ICCM5 president, share their vision and discuss approaches to a future without toxic chemicals. The conference offers daily high-level panels and space for information sharing, debate, and learning. Each day will have a different focal topic.
Date: November 22-26, 2021
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM (CET) time subject to change / Panels: Monday: 3-5pm; Tuesday: 2-4 pm; Wednesday: 12-2pm; Thursday: 2-4pm (all CET)
Location: Held virtually on SpotMe event platform (available in different languages)
Language: English with simultaneous translation for the main panels
Costs: Free of charge
More information in different languages is available here.