Blog by Evelyne Para, SI United Nations Representative at UNESCO. 9 November 2021 saw the Opening of the 41st session of UNESCO's General Conference in Paris. For two weeks, delegates from 193 Member States, several dozen NGO representatives and experts worked in plenary sessions or in specialist Commissions, and debated
On 14 March, the Soroptimist International Federations of Soroptimist International of Europe; Soroptimist International of Great Britain and Ireland; Soroptimist International of South West Pacific and Soroptimist International of Americas, joined together to deliver the event: 'Lifting Women out of Poverty through Lifelong Learning'. Quality education for women and girls
NGO-UNESCO Forum on Access to Water for All – Soroptimists give a global voice to women! At an NGO- UNESCO Forum on access for water for all, Soroptimists were out in force! Marie-Christine Gries de La Barbelais, one of SI’s UN Representatives in Paris, was heavily involved in organising the
In this week's SoroptiVoice blog, International Programme Director Hilary Ratcliffe introduces the SI Global Impact Report 2012-13, launched today. Read the report at: www.soroptimistinternational.org/impact We are a Global Voice for women and girls and this Global Impact Report demonstrates and showcases our voice. Through over 80,000 of our club
It is now one year since we launched the SoroptiVoice Blog at CSW 55! And now we are back again, reporting live from CSW 56! Thank you to our team of Soroptimist delegates who have been keeping us up to date with all the latest news from New York. Here
Anna Maria Tremonti hosts the most popular radio program in Canada - CBC Radio’s The Current. It first burst onto the airwaves in November of 2000, bringing Tremonti’s mix of hard-edged journalism and hard-won empathy to listeners across the country for 90-minutes a day. Anna Maria tackles everything from the
Soroptimist International is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new monthly newsletter – Global Voice. From March, Global Voice will be sent on the last Friday of the month, providing a summary of all the most important SI news. To read the first issue click HERE. We really hope
In December 2022, Soroptimist International’s (SI) Board members approved a new position paper, which was authored by SI’s Global Policy Team, on the critical importance of 'Defending Women’s Rights Against Global Suppression of their Voices'. Despite the international resolutions and declarations that promise the advancement of gender equality, the world
"Another day with New York in the grip of strong security and almost grid locked. With Prime Ministers, Foreign Ministers, International Development Ministers and of course the Pope turning up at the UN for the opening session of the General Assembly’s Special High Level Summit on the Sustainable Development
This Edition of Our Voice at the UN follows the activities of SI UN Representative Liliana Mosca, as she recounts her experience advocating for the rights of women and girls at two international events coordinated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome. Headquartered in Rome, Italy, are three
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