She is currently co-chair of the Women's Environmental Development Organization (WEDO). In this capacity, she served as senior advisor to UNCED Secretary General Maurice Strong and successfully campaigned to incorporate key issues of the women's agenda into official statements approved at the Earth Summit. In 1991, she presided over the Women's Congress for a Healthy Planet.
While giving most of her time to environmental work, Bella Abzug continues to devote her energies to women's rights and reproductive freedom. She played a major role in the UN Decade for Women. She is chair of New York city's Commission on the Status of Women and is directing a National Parity Campaign to increase the number of women in elective office.