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USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium: Session III. Social, Health, and Economic Impacts of Climate Change

Wed,  Jun
23
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Event Format

Virtual

Event Date

Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 2:00 - 3:30 pm UTC

USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium 

Session III. Social, Health, and Economic Impacts of Climate Change

This panel discussion of the USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium will focus on the social, health, and economic impacts of climate change in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean region, including the ways COVID-19 has exacerbated climate impacts. Panelists will also discuss how climate action and efforts to promote gender equality and social inclusion can complement each other to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable groups. The panel will feature speakers from the Caribbean Development Bank, Caribbean Public Health Agency, Pan American Health Organization, United Nations Children's Fund, and UN Women. 

 

Wednesday, June 23

10 – 11:30 a.m. EDT

Livestream

 

Register here: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/register/qaautwdg

 

Speakers:

Dr. Laura-Lee Boodram, Caribbean Public Health Agency 

Dr. Jonathan Drewry, Pan American Health Organization

Isiuwa Iyahen, UN Women Caribbean Multi-Country Office

David Knaute, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

Dindial Ramrattan, Caribbean Development Bank

 

Moderator: 

Leisa Perch, SAEDI Consulting

 

Download Session 3 handout here:

Handout_Social, Health, and Economic Impacts of Climate Change.pdfDownload File

 

This event is part of the USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Regional Climate Symposium, an eight-session series hosted by the USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission. The symposium’s objectives are to renew and strengthen regional partnerships by encouraging dialogue and information-sharing to advance climate action.

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