International Day of Peace

“21 September marks the international day of peace. This year's theme is 'Shaping Peace Together’. Earlier this year, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterrez, called for a global ceasefire, encouraging Member States to silence the guns and focus efforts on fighting the pandemic. Whilst this speech was well-received by all, it

SI Voices Webinar – Speak out for Older Women

We are delighted to invite you to register for the third webinar in our SI Voices series! -  this time focusing specifically on one of the key themes of the SI President's Appeal, Older Women. Hosted by SI President, Sharon Fisher, and SI President Appeal Co-ordinators, Olga Sidenko and Ayushi

Women & the Economy

By Assistant Director Advocacy, Ulla Madsen Taken as a starting point in the “Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action” (1995), “women and economy” was highlighted as one of the 12 critical areas. The 189 governments that signed the document, committed themselves to undertaking concrete action to address specific objectives towards enhancing
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Our Voice at the UN

New York - Part 1. COVID-19 might have silenced the city that never sleeps, but it hasn’t stopped our team of UN Representatives in New York from advocating for women and girls. Our Representatives continue to work virtually, to ensure that the voice of Civil Society will be heard. Our

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is 8 September and this year focuses on 'Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond', highlighting literacy learning from a lifelong learning perspective. Here, we review this topic beginning with two excellent recent articles written by SI UN Representative, Paris, Evelyne Para. 1. A

SI Voices Webinar – Trafficking our Girls

We are delighted to invite you to register for the second webinar in our SI Voices series! -  this time focusing specifically on one of the key themes of the SI President's Appeal, Human Trafficking. Hosted by SI President, Sharon Fisher, and SI President Appeal Co-ordinators, Olga Sidenko and Ayushi

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