Latest on para 16 on Gender Equality in Ministerial Declaration: Women’s Major Group Statement
Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 11:32AM
Richard in ECOSOC, HLPF 2018

It is possible that there will be a vote on the gender equality paragraph of the Ministerial Declaration. (See: Letter by the President of ECOSOC transmitting the draft ministerial declaration) To support the paragraph as drafted, the WMG drafted the following statement this morning. It will be adapted and used in their external messaging as well as with their advocacy with Member States.

Ministerial Declaration

The WMG continues to call on Member States to redouble their political commitment at the highest levels to the holistic implementation of the full 2030 Agenda, including robust action on the Means of Implementation.

The WMG especially supports the gender equality paragraph (16) in the Ministerial Declaration. Important language in this paragraph includes:



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