ICP joins other NGOs Calling for UN Member States to focus on Women and Climate in Agenda 2030

ICP joined other NGOs in issuing a statement from the Committee on the Status of Women, Vienna. Stating that “the time is now for human rights, dignity, peace and justice for women and girls, men and boys, and protection of all life on our shared planet,” the statement called on UN Member States to:

  • Finally and fully implement the Beijing Platform for Action; the Women, Peace and Security Agenda; and CEDAW;
  • Support women’s initiatives for gender equality and climate justice;
  • Ensure meaningful participation of women in conflict prevention and peacebuilding;
  • Protect women and children displaced by climate and conflict, as well as women human rights and environment defenders;
  • Commit to balanced participation of women and men in the implementation of Agenda 2030;
  • Reallocate world military spending to meet human needs and achieve major progress on key Sustainable Development Goals.

The complete statement is available here: https://icptestbuild.cloudaccess.host/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/CSW64StatementVienna2020.pdf