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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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4Mar. 2020

Civil society letter supporting postponement of CSW64

2 March 2020   António Guterres United Nations Secretary General 405 East 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10017, USA   Mher Margaryan Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women Permanent Representative [...]

27Oct. 2019

Beijing25 Africa Review

“Business Insolite” pour l’examen de Beijing+25  par l’Afrique L’année prochaine, en 2020, alors que le monde marque les 25 ans de l’adoption de la BDPfA, il existe suffisamment de preuves pour montre [...]

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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31Aug. 2019

Reflections on the Major Groups and other Stakeholders (MGoS) System

August 31st, 2019|Agenda 2030 & the Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2030, SDGs & the HLPF, News, On Sustainable Development & Post 2015, Position Papers, Processes|

“Women are often not even let in the door. The Major Group structure provides a guaranteed slot in the door. It's never enough, it's always very thin, but it's that guardianship that gives us t [...]

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