CSW66 – Grassroots Feminist Movement Responding to Climate Change

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart Grassroots Feminist Movement Responding to Climate Change - Event at CSW66, 16 March. "Hosted by Taiwan Coalition Against Violence, TCAV, and cosponsored by Soroptimist International, this CSW66 event focused on the feminisation of climate change by sharing women's best practices from Nepal and Taiwan.

UNEP@50: Our Climate; Our Future!

By Mary Muia, SI United Nations Representative at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). "The United Nations Environment Assembly's Fifth Session (UNEA 5.2) doubles up as a perfect opportunity for the UNEP fifty years commemoration since its inception at the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment.  The Stockholm

Challenges of Climate Change: SI Signs Joint COP26 Statement

As world leaders and member states gear up to the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) taking place from 31 October – 12 November 2021, 62 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have joined together, as part of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CoNGO), to issue

Generation Equality Forum: Feminism in the Context of the Environmental Crisis and the Climate Emergency

Blog by Linda Witong, SI Special Advisor to Advocacy. We have all witnessed the acceleration of environmental degradation and the increasing frequency, duration and intensity of extreme weather and climate events. We have been told that excessive or insufficient precipitation, rising sea levels, extreme temperature changes, and other climate hazards

Water, Sanitation, and Climate Action

Blog by SI Advocacy Advisor, Pat Black, following her virtual attendance at the UN High-Level Panel, 'Accelerating Implementation of the 2030 Agenda through Water, Sanitation and Climate Action', co-organised by the Permanent Missions of Canada, Finland, Hungary, Japan, Kenya, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Tajikistan and the Department of Economic and Social

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