WEDO and partners develop priorities for the upcoming CSD 15 (30 April – 11 May 2007) and have submitted them to the Secretariat for the UN Commission on Sustainable Development. Priorities include these key points:

  • Integrating a gender perspective into energy planning, decision-making, management and implementation
  • Enhancing the roles and status of women, as participants and agents of change
  • Providing access for all to reliable, affordable energy services
  • Improving health by reducing indoor air pollution from traditional fuel use
  • Taking action on climate change and ensuring gender-sensitivity in related policies and programs
  • Ensuring accountability for sustainable industrial development
  • Alternative energy sources that do not endanger the environment or health

Women’s Major Group Priorities for CSD 15

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