High-Level Political Forum 2018

The high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development will be held at the United Nations Headquarters New York, from Monday, 9 July, to Wednesday, 18 July 2018. The theme is 'Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies'. Photo: L-R SI President, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen, SI Director of Advocacy, Bev Bucur, SI UN

Marking World Environment Day – Kenya

Soroptimist International (SI) and Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) members, together with the Ngara Girls High School, Nairobi, mobilised school girls, women and other like-minded stakeholders to participate in a school environment clean-up and tree-planting event, to mark this year’s World Environment Day. Ngara girls high school is situated right

News from the 4th SIFAF conference

Photo: The SIFAF Conference poster News from 4th SIFAF conference co-authored by Mary Muia, SIFAF President, Task Force Chair,  and member of SI Karen Blixen Club of Nairobi Kenya, and Wanda Peters, SI Public Relations 2017-2019. With 1788 members in 27 countries on the African continent, SIFAF, the Soroptimist International Future

SI Oral Statement CSW62

Oral statements at CSW62 may be delivered by a limited number of NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. Preference is given to NGOs speaking about the priority theme or review theme, on behalf of groups of organizations, caucuses, or coalitions. Today, 21 March SI Advocacy Manager, Caroline Mulligan read the

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 Events at CSW62

From 12 – 23 March 2018, the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) will take place in the United Nations headquarters in New York. CSW is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The event occurs annually, providing

Sharon Fisher announced SI President Elect

Soroptimist International President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen: “It gives me great pleasure to announce Sharon Fisher, as the new SI President Elect. Sharon will bring a wealth of experience to Soroptimist International and I am looking forward to working together with her.  Commencing her duties on our new SI Board from 1


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