#2 Your Voice at the United Nations

October - November's edition of 'Your Voice at the United Nations' includes articles on the Climate-Change Migration nexus and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 'A Sustainable Society for All Ages: Realising the potential of living longer' The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s Ministerial Conference on Ageing

CSW62 Written Statement

The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018. The theme is Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls. For the empowerment of rural women

Your Voice at the United Nations

September - October 2017 In the first in a new series - we introduce 'Your Voice at the United Nations' - a regular round-up of advocacy news from the SI UN Representatives across the UN Centres. 'Literacy, Lifelong Learning, A Sustainable Future for All' On  September 11, 2017, Soroptimist International

Towards a Pollution Free Planet

A blog by Dianne Lockwood, Programme Director, Soroptimist International of South West Pacific. The Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum and UN Ministerial on the Environment took place in Bangkok from 4 - 8 September, all meetings were in preparation for UNEA-3 which will take place 4 – 6 December in

President’s Message: International Day of Rural Women

Dear Soroptimists, The coming week sees three notable International days, leading with, 15 October, The International Day for Rural Women, closely followed by World Food Day on 16 October and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October. The three days are inextricably linked, each issue adversely affecting

Literacy, Lifelong Learning, A Sustainable Future for All

On September 11, 2017, Soroptimist International France organised a Day of lectures and debates at UNESCO on the theme "Literacy, Lifelong Learning, A Sustainable Future for All"* Where do we stand today? One way to understand today's reality in the world: 263 million children and youth are not in school

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