Civil engineer and sociologist by background, Ulrike Röhr has been working on gender issues in planning, Local Agenda 21, environment, and especially in energy and climate policy for about 30 years. She is committed to mainstream gender into environment and climate policy on local and national levels and has been involved in gendering the UNFCCC process since the very beginning. She is co-founder of the global network GenderCC - Women for Climate Justice and headed the German focal point on gender, environment, sustainability (genanet) which aims to support gender mainstreaming in environmental policy by providing information, hosting a network of gender & environment experts, advising environment organisations and ministries, and carrying out research.
Country / Countries of Residence: Germany
Gender perspectives in climate protection / climate change and energy: Research and studies, background information and articles, measures for increasing the share of women in the field of climate protection/energy, training for women in renewable energy production and energy efficiency, networking and lobbying on Europe-an and UN level to mainstream gender into climate change/energy related programmes and negotiations.
Mainstreaming gender into environmental policy and sustainability strategies: Studies and research in the field of gender justice, environment/sustainability and specific aspects thereof; advice and support for gender main-streaming processes in environmental ministries, agencies and organisations; providing and disseminating information, case studies and best practice; publishing, training of researchers in gender issues.
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Working experience in Gender Equality since: 1986
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Diploma Civil Engineering
Twitter ID: ulrike_GenderCC
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Speaker in a webinar (duration: up to half day)
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Willing to travel abroad for trainings: yes
Decision-makers (top-level management)
Gender Equality activists / promoters
Gender Equality change agents
Gender Equality researchers / scholars
Team members of Gender Equality committees and / or working groups
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