Today is the #DayofTheGirl. Read a wonderful blog by Sarah Cowley - her thoughts on today and her experience being part of Soroptimist International *Originally written for SI Moreton North Inc. Special thanks to Sarah and Chris Knight of Soroptimist International South West Pacific for sharing this blog with us.
by Maria-Laura Fornella SI Representative to the United Nations New York. "I attended the Panel on Universal Health Care as a Driver of Equity, Inclusive Development and Prosperity for All. Co-chaired by Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and Pedro Sanchez, President of the Government of Spain, this panel also
by Maria-Laura Fornella SI Representative to the United Nations New York. "What an unforgettable experience for me - a new SI United Nations (UN) Representative, at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The air was thick with excitement and expectation at 8:00 AM as
The Civil Society Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Forum, held during the General Assembly and organised by the Major Groups and other Stakeholders (MGoS) High Level Political Forum (HLPF) Coordinating Mechanism, creates a space for dialogue between civil society and UN Member States, together with international and regional organisations and constituencies.
World Water Week, Stockholm, 25-30 August 2019 A Summary report by Mary Muia SI UN Representative, Nairobi PPP Water Infrastructure Master Class "I was privileged to be a successful applicant to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) high level Master Class on Private Public Partnerships during the World Water Week
This edition contains news from the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council in Geneva, the UN Environment Programme in Nairobi, and the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference, held in Utah, alongside other news and updates from SI's UN Representatives. Berthe De Vos, SI UN Representative, Geneva SI at
Authored by: Deborah Thomas, SI Global Executive Director Prior to the SI Quadrennial International Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a series of meetings were held by the board and Authorised Representatives of Soroptimist International (SI). The SI board met on Monday 15 July to hold a Review and Planning Day
In the run up to the 21st Soroptimist International (SI) Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, preparations were made for the launch of the SI Quadrennial Brochure 2015-2019, a full-colour reference guide for Soroptimists and friends to showcase just some of the recent work of the global volunteer organisation. The brochure,
At the Soroptimist International (SI) Board meeting on 17 July 2019, preceding the 21st SI International Convention, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the SI Board made the unanimous decision to approve of the SI Africa Federation Charter application submitted to Soroptimist International for a fifth SI Federation subject to the two thousand
The meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development in 2019, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.