Webinar on water, sanitation, gender equality + COVID-19 by ActionAid and WaterAid 7 October (con interpretación en español)

Nora Löhr
Event date 7 Okt. '20 13:30 - 15:00
Event location Online - 8:30AM BRT; 11:30AM UCT; 17:00 IST

Dear all,

ActionAid and WaterAid  will host a virtual event on 7 October to mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action:

WASH, gender equality and Beijing+25: holding states to account

Virtual event organized by ActionAid and WaterAid

7 October 2020, 8:30AM BRT; 11:30AM UCT; 17:00 IST

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Simultaneous interpretation available Spanish-English



Opening remarks and welcome

Wangari Kinoti, International Policy Advisor, Women’s Rights, ActionAid International


  1. Dr. Pedi Obani, Senior Lecturer, University of Benin and Visiting Researcher, POLIS at Leeds
  2. Margarita Lopez, CONTAGUAS (Confederation of Water, Sanitation and Environment Workers of the Americas), member of Public Services International’s World Women’s Committee
  3. Memory Kachambwa, African Women’s Communications and Development Network (FEMNET) – Beijing+25, COVID-19 and WASH, from a feminist lens
  4. ActionAid Myanmar (TBC)
  5. Young Urban Women representative, India – gender-responsive toilets (TBC)


UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation, Mr. Léo Heller

Closing remarks and thanks

Abdul-Nashiru Mohammed, West Africa Regional Director, OR Mariame Dem, International Programmes Director, WaterAid (TBC)

Livestream details (Zoom)