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Gender and Climate - Just Cities and Urban Regions


  • How is the social and gender dimension integrated in climate neutral and smart planning processes instruments and policies of (green) cool urban spaces and landscapes in the European context?
  • Which aspects of climate justice are reflected in these instruments?
  • What is the added value to integrate a gender perspective on planning urban open spaces concerning climate neutral and smart cities and urban regions?
  • How can it help to further climate justice?

The international working group „Gender- and Climate  - Just Cities and Urban Regions“ supports the current debate on challenges to cities and regions in their combat against climate change by widening the knowledge base and emphasising gender approaches concerning climate neutral and smart cities. Transdisciplinary processes and approaches are important for the formulation of problem-based research questions and in seeking solutions for gendered climate neutral and resilient cities and regions. From the current state of art, the group has a closer look on the social, gender and diversity dimension in the broad debate on approaches to climate neutral and just cites and urban regions in Europe.

Title photo: "Are they really women?" by Evelyn Gustedt.



Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Chair, Member


Start & 1st meeting
2nd Meeting



International Conference on Gender and Sustainable Development in the Post-Pandemic

On 21 and 22 October the International Conference "Gender and Sustainable Urban Development in the Post-pandemic" can be followed in streaming. The UNESCO Chair on Gender in STI of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, and the Advisory Group on Gender Issues to the Executive Director of UN-Habitat (AGGI) are pleased to invite you to follow this event live.

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