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
Register here: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/register/qaautwdg
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
Leisa Perch, SAEDI Consulting
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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.