An update from Pat Black, who the SI Advocacy Team is delighted to have nominated to sit as W7 Gender Equality Advisor to the G7. "In my previous blog I talked about the work we had done as W7 Advisors in presenting recommendations to this year’s G7 under the Presidency
A blog by SI Advocacy Advisor, Pat Black. At the end of May, SI participated for the first time in the W7 (Women 7) Summit with the involvement of Pat Black, SI Advocacy Advisor, who was appointed as a W7 Gender Equality Advisor to the G7, taking up her role
SI's Global Policy Advisor, Francesca Fletcher Williams blogs about the current progress made towards Sustainable Development Goal 5 (SDG5) on Gender Equality. "It is now the second time the UN’s High-Level Political Forum has reviewed progress towards achieving SDG5 on gender equality. Under the broad banner “achieve gender equality and
We're excited to announce the release of Soroptimist International's High-Level Political Forum 2022 report, which reviews progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This report focuses on Sustainable Development Goal 4: Education, Goal 5: Gender Equality, and Goal 17: Partnerships for Development. This year, the High-Level Political Forum will be
Blog by SI Director of Advocacy, Leigh Ellwood Brown. “Last week, Commonwealth leaders travelled to Kigali, Rwanda to reaffirm their common values and agree on actions and policies to improve the lives of their citizens. The Commonwealth is home to 2.5 billion people - or one third of the world’s
SI Advocacy Advisor, Bev Bucur, brings us an insightful overview of this year's Commission on the Status of Women. "The 66th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) came to a close on March 25. The results were historic because the core theme of gender
Soroptimist International is partnering with the U.S. Delegation to the G20 Youth 20 Summit 2021. The Summit will take place from 19 - 23 July in Italy, ahead of the G20 Leaders Summit held in October. As one of the G20 Engagement Groups, the Y20 Summit provides a unique opportunity
Blog by SI Advocacy Advisor, Pat Black. Young people, especially young women have been the focus of UN Women’s work for some time now. A Youth Panel session took place in the appropriately named Malala Yousafzai Auditorium at the Mexico Generation Equality Forum and was moderated by Executive Director UN
Blog by Marie-Christine Gries, SI UN Representative in Paris. On 8 March, International Women's Day, UNESCO and the World Economic Forum organised a webinar focused on women in digital technologies, called "Girl Trouble: Breaking through the bias in AI". Gabriella Ramos, Sustainable Development Goals sector for Human Social Sciences at
Blog by SI Advocacy Coordinator, Hannah Agius. “It was a pleasure to join Soroptimist International (SI) President Sharon and the SI Advocacy Team as they hosted the Soroptimist International CSW65 Parallel Event, ‘The Road to Equality: Preparing Women and Girls to Lead’. Representatives from the five Federations demonstrated how this
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