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.
Luisa Emilia Reyes Zuñiga (Co-Chair of the Major Groups and other Stakeholders HLPF Coordination Mechanism; Equidad de Género: Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia) and the WMG Latin America and Caribbean O [...]
The Review of SDGs implementation: SDG 2 Session will take place on Tuesday, 11 July, from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, at the Conference Room 4, UNHQ. Meena Bilgi (Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture [...]
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.
Access the Statement delivered by Nurgul Dzhanaeva on behalf of the civil society at the Policy Segment Session, UNECE 2017 Regional Forum on Sustainable Development, Geneva, 25 April. Download the [...]
Statement by members of the Women’s Major Group on the appointment of the new Secretary General of the United Nations: The Women’s Major Group of the UN Agenda-2030 process (WMG), has received the an [...]