• International Peace Day - Soroptimists working for peace, tolerance and understanding

    19/09/14

    “Peace and security are essential foundations for social progress and sustainable development. That is why, three decades ago, the United Nations affirmed the right of peoples to peace.” UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Since 2001, the UN has recognized 21 September as International Day of Peace, an annual day of non-violence and cease-fire. To mark the 30th anniversary of the…

  • Peace and tolerance: The roots are in your community, the opportunities in our hands – President Ann’s Peace Day Message

    19/09/14

    In a message to Soroptimists and supporters for International Day of Peace on 21st September, International President Ann Garvie has urged Soroptimists to promote peace and tolerance in their communities, while influencing decision-makers worldwide to end conflict and violence. Read President Ann's full message below. PEACE… “It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise,…

  • Changing faces at Soroptimist International HQ

    19/09/14

    Exciting times for the small Soroptimist International HQ staff team based in Cambridge, UK!  SI welcomes Jane Griffiths as part-time Project Manager for See Solar, Cook Solar, President Ann Garvie's December 10th Appeal to educate and empower women and girls and tackle energy poverty through solar energy. Jane will be working one day a week, covering part of the role…

  • In pictures: Soroptimist clubs educate, empower and enable women and girls

    11/09/14

    In 3000 communities across 130 countries and territories, Soroptimist International  clubs are working to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls in their local area and beyond.   Take a look at some of the latest club actions, reported in July and August 2014, in this slideshow and read more below.  Can't view the slideshow? See it on Flickr.…

  • Soroptimists mark International Literacy Day at UNESCO event

    08/09/14

      Updated 15 September 2014 The Soroptimist International UN Representative team in Paris has been instrumental in organising an event at UNESCO to mark International Literacy Day today. Soroptimist International of Europe Executive Director Anne Simon was one of the speakers at the event,  standing in for SIE's President-Elect Maria-Elisabetta de Franciscis who had to withdraw due to a  family…

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