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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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22May. 2017

2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is pleased to invite civil society to attend the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (22-26 May 2017, Cancún, México). Down [...]

24Apr. 2017

Regional Forum on Sustainable Development for the UNECE Region and related meetings

"The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (RFSD) follows up on and reviews the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region. Focusing on pra [...]

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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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25Apr. 2017

ECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (RFSD) 2017: Nurgul Dzhanaeva’s Statement

April 25th, 2017|Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, Policy Statements, Processes|

Access the Statement delivered by Nurgul Dzhanaeva on behalf of the civil society at the Policy Segment Session, UNECE 2017 Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, Geneva, 25 April.  Download the [...]

13Oct. 2016

Why the Women’s Major Group is disappointed with a man as UN SG again

October 13th, 2016|News, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Processes|

Statement by members of the Women’s Major Group on the appointment of the new Secretary General of the United Nations: The Women’s Major Group of the UN Agenda-2030 process (WMG), has received the an [...]

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