Soroptimist International – Memories of CSW62

The single largest forum for the UN Member States, civil society organizations, and other international actors, CSW is the place to build consensus and commitment on policy actions, and this year the focus turned to women and girls working and living in rural locations. A delegation led by SI President,

Part Two – Behind the scenes at CSocD

Did you ever wonder how these commissions, forums and other multi-day meetings actually happen? Soroptimist International New York representative Bette Levy explains all that goes on behind the scenes to arrange a recent meeting at the United Nations headquarters, the 56th Commission for Social Development. "It takes a lot of work and

#5 Your Voice at the United Nations

Welcome to the new edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’   Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust  by: Sandy Hecker, SI UN Representative, New York Photo: Ms Alison Smale During the past four years I have attended an annual event on 31 January

SI CSW Webinar One and Two

Two successful SI CSW Webinars were held during recent weeks, designed to explore the Commission on the Status of Women - discussing many associated topics, including what to expect when visiting the annual event, and giving detailed information and knowledge, with Webinar two also offering the opportunity to ask questions

SI Future African Federation Conference 2018

The 2018 Soroptimist International Future African Federation (SIFAF) Conference will take place at the Hotel El Andalous Lounge and Spa, Marrakesh, Morocco, from 20th to 22nd of April, 2018, with the inspiring theme of Together We Can. SI President, Mariet Verhoef Cohen is focused on making SIFAF a reality by

CSW62 Webinar – Part Two

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018. A Soroptimist delegation will join representatives of Member States, UN entities, and other ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from all over the world. This

#4 Your Voice at the United Nations

This edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’ includes articles on the Global Compact on Migration and UN Environment Assembly.   NGO-CSW Vienna   In November 2017, SI UN Representative in Vienna, Martina Gredler was re-elected as chair of NGO-CSW Vienna. On 24 November, ACUNS/NGO CSW Vienna/UNODC/Committee on Ageing partnered
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