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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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6Nov. 2017

UN Climate Change Conference: COP 23, Bonn

"The conference, officially referred as COP 23/ CMP 13/ CMA 1-2, will take place from 6-17 Nov 2017 in Bonn, Germany, hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC [...]

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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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13Jul. 2017

HLPF 2017: Eni Lestari’s QA Response on “Investing in and financing for SDGs”

July 13th, 2017|Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, Economic justice and trade, Finance, Financing for Development (FfD), High Level Political Forum (HLPF), Issues, News, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Processes, Trade/trade agreements Labour rights and migration, Women’s human rights and sexual rights|

"Women’s rights and means of implementations are indivisible and nonexchangeable. Both are mandatory to achieve the Agenda 2030 and sustainable development". Eni Lestari (International Migrants All [...]

4May. 2017

High-Level Political Forum 2017: Women’s Major Group Position Paper

May 4th, 2017|Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Position Papers, Processes|

"Solutions by, with and for women as actors in sustainable development must be elevated to guide coherence in addressing multiple SDGs, alongside systemic barriers". Download the Women's Major Group [...]

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