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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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24Apr. 2017

Save the date: Lunch Roundtable with Members States

The Women's Major Group and the IPPF invites you to attend the co-sponsored event by the Dutch Government "Lunchtime Round Table Between Member States and Civil Society" at the 2017 UNECE Regional [...]

29Mar. 2017

Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development 2017: “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing Asia-Pacific”

"Pursuant to ESCAP resolution 72/6 Committing to the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, Governments and other stakeholders will convene a [...]

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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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11Jul. 2016

High-level Political Forum: WMG’s Brief on Systemic barriers to achieving Sustainable Development

July 11th, 2016|Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, Policy Statements, Processes|

Read WMG's combined Brief on Addressing systemic barriers to achieving Sustainable Development: "Agenda2030 cannot be achieved unless the systems and structures that impede sustainable and equitable [...]

11Jul. 2016

High-level Political Forum: WMG’s Brief on Means of Implementation

July 11th, 2016|Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Processes|

Read the Women's Major Group combined Brief on Means of Implementation "Securing the Means of Implementation is at the heart of Agenda2030, including achieving women’s human rights. There is an alar [...]

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