Women and sustainable development – Reconnecting with grassroots


15 - 16/03/2016
08:30 - 10:00
New York City, USA
2nd floor, Church Center of the United Nations, 777 1st Avenue, East 44th Street, NY 10017, New York
Women and sustainable development – Reconnecting with grassroots

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Parallel event at the 60th UN commission on the Status of Women: Women and sustainable development – Reconnecting with grassroots

Partners: SIW, FEPS, FJJ, PES Women

When analysing and implementing the SDGs, we should not forget the main strength of previous international processes. Indeed, the Beijing process got its major force from the fact that it was largely stirred by grassroots movements. Indeed, progressive thoughts and initiatives often come from feminist groups that may not have an established organisation or legal entity, but they are the first ones to be confronted with local gender equality issues. Finding solutions to these challenges cannot wait, hence these groups and movements work with creativity and innovation to find answers. The roundtable aims to see how a better connection could be established between these movements and the political sphere and how the CSW could become more inclusive as well.

Fondation Jean-Jaurès
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