Soroptimist International at the 15th UNESCO International Forum

Blog of Evelyne PARA, UN SI Representative at UNESCO Don't forget to watch Immediate Past President Maureen Maguire's Intervention during this the 15th UNESCO International Forum for NGOs! See the full clip here! ------ The Fifth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG5) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda calls for Gender Equality,

International Day of Education: The Annual Gladwyn Lecture

Blog of Pat Dale MBE, S.I. Representative to the Commonwealth On 25 January 2024, to commemorate the International Day of Education, the Annual Gladwyn lecture was organised to celebrate the theme of “Learning for lasting Peace.” The Annual Gladwyn lecture is organised by the Council of Education in the Commonwealth

Transforming Mentalities: Approaches to Change

Blog of Rina Dupriet, SI UN Representative at UNESCO Our representative, Rina Dupriet, recently attended the 15th International Forum of NGOs in official partnership with UNESCO held on January 24 – 25, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. The event, organised by the NGO-UNESCO Liaison Committee in collaboration with UNESCO,

SI Youth Forum: Young Activists Summit

Blog by Alice Pomè, SI Youth Forum Member.  The SI Youth Forum is a community that was established in 2023 for young Soroptimists (aged 40 years and under) to engage with one another at the international level by sharing ideas, advocating for change and organising inter-Federation projects. Click here to

A Vision of Education in the Service of Humanity and Peace

Blog of Evelyne PARA, SI UN Representative at UNESCO. In November 2023, UNESCO adopted a new Recommendation on Education for Peace, Human Rights and Sustainable Development. This Recommendation is unique in that it considers all aspects of education and links different areas, from digital technologies and climate change to gender

AI as a Tool for Mental Health Care

Blog of Rina Dupriet, SI UN Representative at UNESCO. In the ever-evolving landscape of artificial intelligence (AI), the question of its relevance in mental health care has grown in significance. The French National Commission for UNESCO, in collaboration with the University of Paris Saclay, recently came together to address this


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