The Women’s Major Group (WMG), of which WEDO is a member, and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) New York Office invite you to the side event, “Strengthening Gender Justice and Human Rights to Achieve Sustainable Development,” on Thursday, September 19th, from 3 pm to 6 pm EST in the United Nations Trusteeship Council Chamber (located in the UN General Assembly building), New York, USA. The event will also be webcast live and on demand at http://webtv.un.org

This event will launch the joint publication of WMG/FES paper titled “Strengthening Gender Justice and Human Rights to Achieve Sustainable Development.” Additionally, this event will launch the WMG compilation document “Gender Equality, Women’s Rights and Women’s Priorities: Recommendations for the Proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Post- 2015 Development Agenda”, from which the WMG/FES paper is drawn. These publications highlight women’s perspectives on sustainable development themes and provide detailed analyses and recommendations.

Please RSVP via email to noelenen@gmail.com by Tuesday 17 September to confirm your participation and indicate your full name. Details about arrival and security will be sent to you. A special pass must be arranged.

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