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International Women’s Day 2024 Convergence: Calls for Action to End the Era of Fossil Fuels and Accelerate a Just Transition

March 8 , 1:00 pm 2:00 pm EST

International Women’s Day 2024 Convergence: Calls for Action to End the Era of Fossil Fuels and Accelerate a Just Transition

We are in a climate emergency, and now more than ever we need to end the era of fossil fuels, and advance solutions for a Just Transition to ensure a healthy and just planet for current and future generations!

Confirmed speakers to date:
— Puyr Tembé, Secretary of Indigenous Peoples in Para State, Brazil
— Mitzi Jonelle Tan, Convenor and International Spokesperson for Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP), Philippines
— Neema Namadamu, Founder and Executive Director of Hero Women Rising, and WECAN Coordinator in the DR Congo
— Tzeporah Berman, Chair, Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, Canada
— Ruth Nyambura, African Ecofeminist Collective, Kenya
— Osprey Orielle Lake, Founder and Executive Director of Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN), USA

During this Convergence on International Women’s Day, we are bringing together global women leaders in all their diversity to share the many ways they are working and strategizing to build the solutions needed for an equitable and Just Transition— including food sovereignty, gender responsive climate policies, regenerative economics, forest protection, Indigenous rights, rights of nature, demilitarism, phasing out fossil fuels, and much more. The temperature is rising, and so are we!

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