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.
The fourth meeting of the Inter-agency and Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) is coming soon. The meeting will be hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for [...]
If you are in Marrakech at the COP 22, please join the Side Event hosted by Global Forest Coalition, Friends of the Siberian Forests, Movement Strategy Center and the Grassroots Global Justice & [...]
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.
Members of the Women’s Major Group presented their key issues on COP21 Paris Agreement at UNEP OECPR 2 meeting in Nairobi. Isis Alvarez (Global Forest Coalition and WMG Organizing Partner) presented [...]
The Women's Major Group is launching the call below and would like to invite widespread participation. Please share widely with your networks. Please access the Google Form to add your organization's [...]