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.
Save the Date! The SDG Lab invites you all to the Informal Feedback Meeting on the 2017 HLPF as an informal space for member states and other interested stakeholders to engage further on the salient q [...]
Noelene Nabulivou, Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality and the WMG Pacific Small Island States Organizing Partner is speaking about "Climate Change and Civil Society Organisations" at the " [...]
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 (Forum of Women's NGOs in Kyrgyzstan (FWNK)) on behalf of the civil society at the Policy Segment Session, UNECE 2017 Regional Forum on Sustainable [...]
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 [...]