• UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    30/07/15

    "Every country must join together to overcome this transnational threat by supporting and protecting victims while pursuing and prosecuting the criminals. On the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, let us resolve to act as one in the name of justice and dignity for all."   UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Today, 30 July, is World Day against Trafficking in Persons and…

  • SI UN Rep Elected Vice-Chair of NGO-CSW New York

    27/07/15

    Soroptimist International congratulates Bette Levy upon being elected as Vice-Chair of NGO-CSW New York. This major achievement reflects the tireless work Bette has undertaken, representing SI at the United Nations in New York since 2011. Photo: Bette Levy (second from left) with fellow NGO CSW New York executive committee members who have been newly elected. Susan O'Malley (NGO CSW NY…

  • Soroptimist International heard at ECOSOC 2015

    23/07/15

    Bette Levy, SI UN Representative presented Soroptimist International’s oral statement on “Managing the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals: What it will take”. The statement was presented at the Annual Ministerial Review of ECOSOC in New York. This year, SI was one of only twenty-three NGOs who were selected to present their oral statement. Speaking…

  • Achieving Healthcare for All: Partnerships and Development

    24/06/15

    “One thing is clear: No single entity – no single nation or organization, can solve the problems alone We need to put the problems at the centre and mobilize all actors to achieve effective change.”  Jan Eliasson, UN Deputy Secretary-General Healthcare provision is in dire straits in many regions of the world.  Capacity limitations of healthcare systems in West Africa,…

  • Soroptimist International & Zonta International statement on the Financing for Development Agenda

    11/06/15

    Soroptimist International and Zonta International developed a statement outlining the approaches that governments need to take when agreeing the Financing for Development agenda.   View the joint statement  by clicking on the image above. To empower women and girls, and realise their human rights, we need more than legislation. International agreements, without good policies to implement them, mean very little…

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