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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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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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6Jul. 2016

6th Session of the Open Working Group: Technology Divides

July 6th, 2016|2013, Advocacy, Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, Governance (Law), Issues, Media and technology, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Policy Statements on Sustainable Development & POST 2015, Position Papers, Processes|

Read the combined statement delivered on behalf of the Women's Major Group during the 6th session of the Open Working Group, by Neth Daño, Kathy Jo Wetter and Silvia Ribeiro (ETC Group), on Science, T [...]

17May. 2016

Women’s Major Group reaction to High Level Political Forum (HLPF) Zero Draft, May 17, 2016

May 17th, 2016|Advocacy, Agenda 2030, SDGs and the HLPF, High Level Political Forum (HLPF), News, On Sustainable Development and Post 2015, Policy Statements, Processes, Sus Letters|

"The Women’s Major Group welcomes the Co-facilitators’ draft resolution of May 6th towards the processes that will be carried out so that the HLPF becomes the central body to oversee the implementat [...]

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