• UN Memorial Service for Anne Yedowitz

    13/06/11

    On June 9th, Anne Yedowitz, SI UN Representative for over 20 years, was remembered at a memorial service held at the UN Centre in New York. This message from SI Immediate Past President, Margaret Lobo, was read out in tribute to Anne. A full obituary will follow in this month's TIS, out later this week. Many thanks to Yoko Komori Olson…

  • UN Year of Youth

    13/06/11

    "Youth should be given a chance to take an active part in the decision-making of local, national and global levels."  United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In an effort to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world’s youth in overcoming the challenges facing humankind, the United Nations proclaimed an International Year of Youth starting on 12 August 2010 and…

  • UN DPI/NGO Conference Film Features SI

    03/06/11

    SI's UN Rep, Yoko Komori Olson, attended a briefing run by the Department of Public Information (DPI) yesterday. As part of the briefing, they showed a film made during the last DPI NGO conference which was held in Australia last September. SI sent a full delegation, including International President Elect Alice Wells. Alice features in this film, at 2:40 and…

  • SI Releases World Environment Statement - Take Action on June 5th!

    03/06/11

    World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event that aims to be the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action. WED activities take place all year round but climax on 5 June every year, involving everyone from everywhere, including Soroptimists! WED is a day for people join together in their communities or as individuals  to ensure…

  • Project SIerra Quarterly Report: January - March 2011

    01/06/11

    Project SIerra have published their quarterly report from January 2011 – March 2011.  The report explores each of the programmes which comprise Project SIerra, detailing the latest developments and the impact your fundraising is having. Young Mother Support (in Bo) The project works with 104 young mothers and 58 babies, targeting vulnerable,single young mothers who are living alone. It helps…

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