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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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16Oct. 2019

African Climate Change Summit 2019

Call for proposals for the Climate Change Summit - Africa, Accra - 16-17-18 October 2019! Since the Climate urgency is more pressing than ever and that the States pledges are insufficient, it is ab [...]

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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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8Apr. 2019

Women’s Major Group 2019 High-Level Political Forum Position Paper: Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”

April 8th, 2019|Agenda 2030, SDGs & the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, Position Papers, Processes|

Realising the transformative vision of the 2030 Agenda requires creating political rather than technical shifts. It requires moving from current failed approaches and towards nonviolent, equitable [...]

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