The United Nations Environment Assembly, Reaffirming the principles of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls reflected in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW 1979), and the Conclusions of the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 2016), that contribute to the international legal and political framework for realising gender equality, the empowerment of all women and girls and the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all women and girls, Affirming the importance of states respecting, protecting and fulfilling their human rights obligations, including women’s rights, when implementing environmental laws and policies, including in the context of strengthening international, regional, and national policy making in the area of climate change and environmental issues, as well as in promoting policy coherence, legitimacy and sustainable outcomes Autoría: