Findings from the UN World Water Development Report 2020

An informative review of the recently released United Nations World Water Development Report 2020 by SI Special Advisor to Advocacy, Linda Witong "It’s official. According to the United Nations World Water Development Report 2020 climate change affects ecosystems, biodiversity, food security, human health, energy production, human societies, gender equality and

How Does Care Work Affect the Global Inequality Crisis?

SI UN Representative to FAO, Liliana Mosca, summarises and commends the latest report on global equality produced by Oxfam. Using data from Credit Suisse Research Institute’s 'Global Wealth Databook (2019)', and the 2019 Forbes billionaire list, Oxfam has published its annual global inequality report ‘Time to Care: Unpaid and underpaid

Twitter for Beginners

So are we Twittering of Tweeting? What's a Hashtag and how should I use it? Who should I follow? Should I use a picture? All questions that deserve an answer if you are just starting out on your social media journey! Please Click on the Twitter Logo below to view

A journey of discovery

By SI Director of Advocacy, Bev Bucur I am proposing during this period of uncertainty and change that we take the time - a commodity we never have enough of - to learn more and get in touch with the SI Advocacy work, and the grassroots projects taking place far

What is CEDAW? And how does it work?

SI UN Representative, Berthe De Vos-Neven, provides an insiders look at the history and function of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). "CEDAW is a United Nations body which consists of 23 independent experts. These experts monitor the implementation of the Convention of

25 years since the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action – a vision and commitment still valid today

A blog by Linda Witong, Special Advisor to Advocacy "Twenty-five years ago, 186 countries gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark for the World Summit for Social Development (WSSD), joined by 2,300 representatives from 811 non-governmental organisations and created the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action. This year marks the 25th anniversary of

SI Quadrennial Report 2015-2019

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,

Soroptimist International HLPF Report 2019

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.

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