Business as Usual? HLPF Day Two – SDG7

Day Two of the HLPF 2018  at UN Headquarters, New York saw thematic reviews focused on: transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies – building resilience; and advancing science, technology and innovation (STI) for the SDGs. In the afternoon, the review of SDG implementation continued, with a session on SDG 7

High-Level Political Forum 2018

UPDATE: Catch up with all the blogs from the High-Level Political Forum Read More 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'.

Kenya Delegation Post CSW62 Forum

A blog by Mary Muia, SI UN Representative Nairobi "At the 62nd Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) New York, 12-23 March 2018, The head of the Government of Kenya delegation was Professor Margaret Kobia, PhD, EBS, Cabinet Secretary (CS), Ministry of Public Service, Youth and

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

UK Mission and Civil Society hold joint event at CSW62

A blog by Margaret Clark, SIGBI Assistant Programme Director, Advocacy "The UK Mission and Civil Society held their first joint event at CSW62 -  A flagship occasion organised by the UK Gender Equality Office and UK CSW Alliance. This was the fruition of months of working in partnership, and together

CSW62 Consultation Day

The NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day was held on 11 March 2018. The purpose of NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day is to set the stage for the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meetings (12-23 March 2018) and facilitate interactions between participants. A blog by Christine Johnstone "What

International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart from Soroptimist Club Camino Real Region, California. "Female Genital Mutilation - FGM - is a global issue that continues to present challenges for Soroptimists when attempting to improve the lives of women and girls. Though a difficult subject to discuss, it is important that we face the

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