From Knowledge to Practice: Advancing Gender-Responsive Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Event Summary

Join us for two conconsecutive sessions aimed at helping organizations in Canada to advance gender-responsive NBCS for climate change adaptation

Event Details

Session 1: Implementing Gender-Responsive Nature-Based Climate Solutions

Join AKFC and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) for a capacity-building session on advancing gender equality through rights-based, inclusive approaches to NBCS for climate change adaptation. The session will include case study presentations and breakout group discussions with experienced practitioners.


  • Angie Dazé, Lead, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion with IISD’s Resilience program

Case study: Suriname’s Gender-responsive Water Resource Adaptation Strategy

  • Humaira Daniel, Climate Change Specialist, AKFC

Case study: Aga Khan Development Network Gender-responsive Adaptation Initiative Afghanistan:

Session 2: Nature-Based Climate Solutions and Biodiversity Community of Practice Meeting

Global Affairs Canada welcomes organizations to a meeting of the NBCS and Biodiversity Community of Practice to discuss key principles, areas of focus, and objectives, in preparation for the first annual meeting during the 2023 International Development Week.


  • Céline Heinbecker, Director, Climate Finance Partnerships, GAC
  • Kerry Max, Special Advisor, Climate Finance Partnerships, GAC


In-person attendees are welcome to arrive at 10:00am ET to network and enjoy light refreshments prior to Session 1.

A light lunch will be provided for those attending both sessions in-person.

See the registration page for full details.