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Solidarity of NGOs Facing the Pandemic: Communication and Culture

SI United Nations (UN) Representative, Evelyne Para, brings us the third instalment in her series of blogs about how Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog focuses on Communication, Information, and Culture. "To face the consequences of the global COVID-19 crisis, the mobilisation of local associations

The Sixty-forth Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs

In April 2021, during the 64th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs Vienna, scholars shared their considerable research with their audience during a presentation entitled “Shifting the Needle: The Impact of Global Policy on Women.” The research, which is now part of a book, was just one example of

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

Artificial Intelligence: A Regression for Gender Equality?

Blog by Marie-Christine Gries, SI UN Representative in Paris. On 8 March, International Women's Day, UNESCO and the World Economic Forum organised a webinar focused on women in digital technologies, called "Girl Trouble: Breaking through the bias in AI". Gabriella Ramos, Sustainable Development Goals sector for Human Social Sciences at

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