In his speech in the colloquium 'The gender perspective in the fight against climate change', held at the Climate Summit on the occasion of Equality Day, Calvo said that "it is essential that this summit leave commitments with a perspective of gender fair, necessary and urgent for the purposes of the climate change agenda. "

Calvo has influenced "the difficulties of women to access such essential elements for the practice of their rights and freedoms as access to land ownership, participation in all forms of progress and economic development, to work, to economic independence and freedom, "and added that" women and girls endure higher rates of poverty, greater difficulties in accessing work, credit, ownership of the land they work and access to water. "

"We women know a lot about cooperation, harmony and working in groups. We have had to build it throughout history to defend ourselves, and now I canPool Moncloa / Borja Puig de la BellacasaWe use it as a great instrument to learn from and offer to everyone else, "said Calvo, who warned that" we are at a definitive summit, where we must work multilaterally and make commitments that are fulfilled "because" we have lost ten years and science indicates the path on which we have to move inexorably. "

The colloquium was attended by Mary Robinson, president of the Climate Justice Foundation and former president of Ireland; the vice chancellor of Costa Rica, Lorena Aguilar; the Finnish Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Krista Mikkonen, and the Moroccan Minister of Urban Planning and Housing, Nouzha Bouchareb. The debate has been moderated by Bibiana Aido on behalf of UN Women and closed by the Peruvian Minister of Environment, Marta Muñoz.

Once the colloquium is over, the acting vice president has held a bilateral meeting with Chile's foreign minister, Teodoro Ribera, and has visited various stands in the 'green zone' of COP25.

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