The W7 – Time to Deliver

An update from Pat Black, who the SI Advocacy Team is delighted to have nominated to sit as W7 Gender Equality Advisor to the G7. "In my previous blog I talked about the work we had done as W7 Advisors in presenting recommendations to this year’s G7 under the Presidency

HLPF: Voluntary National Reviews

After attending this year’s High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), Maria Fornella-Oehninger, SI UN Representative in New York, provides insight into the positives and negatives surrounding Voluntary National Reviews. “As part of its follow-up and review mechanisms, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on member states to submit voluntary national reviews
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Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Liliana Mosca, SI Representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), blogs about global progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger. "According to the new report 'The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World' (SOFI)*, people suffering from hunger worldwide were 828 million in
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Transforming Education

Blog of Evelyne Para, SI UN Representative at UNESCO. "On 28-30 June 2022 UNESCO hosted the Transforming Education Pre-Summit, a meeting of more than 2000 participants (face-to-face and via Zoom), including over 150 Ministers of Education, many civil society partners and NGOs’ representatives, policy and business leaders and youth activists,
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The W7 Summit

A blog by SI Advocacy Advisor, Pat Black. At the end of May, SI participated for the first time in the W7 (Women 7) Summit  with the involvement of Pat Black, SI Advocacy Advisor, who was appointed as a W7 Gender Equality Advisor to the G7, taking up her role
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Sustainable Development and Gender Equality

SI's Global Policy Advisor, Francesca Fletcher Williams blogs about the current progress made towards Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG5) on Gender Equality. "It is now the second time the UN’s High-Level Political Forum has reviewed progress towards achieving SDG5 on gender equality. Under the broad banner “achieve gender equality and

Reflections on Stockholm+50

Blog by Eva Skårner, Advocacy Coordinator for Soroptimist International Sweden Union, and SI delegate at Stockholm+50. “This meeting hit my mind like a wall, both in a good and happy, but also sad and bad way. It was great to see that a meeting could gather so many experts and


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