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

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 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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