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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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2May. 2018

UNECA Regional Forum for Sustainable Development 2018

"The 2018 meeting of the UN Economic Commission for Africa's (UNECA) Regional Forum for Sustainable Development will serve as a preparatory event for the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainabl [...]

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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 & the HLPF, Economic justice and trade, Finance, Financing for Development (FfD), High Level Political Forum (HLPF), Issues, News, On Sustainable Development & Post 2015, Processes, Trade/trade agreements Labour rights & migration, Women’s human rights & 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 & the Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2030, SDGs & the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, On Sustainable Development & 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 [...]

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