HLPF 2016: Sehnaz Kiymaz's Intervention at the General Debate

As the Women’s Major Group we call on a recognition of three cross-cutting elements, the universal human rights framework, gender equality, and the justice and sustainability criteria that need to be at the core of all actions to transform ‘business as usual’ into transformation and sustainable development

Sehnaz Kiymaz (Women for Women’s Human Rights (WWHR) – New Ways) delivered her combined statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, during the second Part (37th meeting) High-level Segment of  the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2016, the General debate on the theme “Ensuring that no one is left behind”, held in New York, at the UNHQ, on 19 July 2016.

Download the statement here.

Watch her speech here.