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ABOUT US

The Women’s Major Group was created at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where governments recognized Women as one of the nine important groups in society for achieving sustainable development. The WMG is an official participant in the United Nations processes on Sustainable Development. Other processes use the major group or similar systems, with the WMG active in the processes of the United Nations Environment Program since 1996.

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NEWS

The latest news on Sustainable Development & Agenda 2030, and on Environment & UNEP

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UPCOMING EVENTS

The latest and upcoming events on Sustainable Development and Agenda 2030

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15Jul. 2017

Side Event: Ground Level People’s Forum (GLPF)

Save the date! The Women's Major Group invites you all to attend the side event "Ground Level People’s Forum (GLPF)" organized by CPDE; AP-RCEM; APWLD; BAYAN-USA; Gabriela-USA; ESCR-Net and WEDO. Da [...]

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POLICY STATEMENTS

Policy statements developed by Women’s Major Group members are written to present policy priorities from a women’s human rights and gender quality perspective on all thematic areas relating to Sustainable Development, Agenda 2030 and Environmental matters.

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14Jul. 2017

HLPF 2017: Pam Rajput’s QA Response on “Science-Policy Interface and Emerging Issues”

July 14th, 2017|Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, Capacity building / advocacy / empowerment / leadership, Climate Justice, Desertification & Disaster Risk Reduction, Education & learning, Issues, Land, environment and climate justice, News, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Organising and movement building, Processes|

"Public policy should be based on independent science, rather than ideology, on social, gender and environmental assessments, and include full participation in planning and decision making of diver [...]

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