“While noting that the environmental pillar of sustainable development is a key driver for human livelihoods and well-being, different forms of pollution pose a grave threat to human health, especially women and girls. Non-conventional forms of pollution, such as genetic, nuclear, electromagnetic pollution as well as pollution coming from geo-engineering and other climate related technologies have not yet been addressed and UNEA-3 bears a responsibility in doing so”.
Asha W. Abdulrahman, Women for Water Partnership, presented her combined statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, during the report on the Briefing Session held on the 5th October 2017.
Download the statement here.
Download the Power Point here.