Gender Responsiveness in Partnerships for the SDGs

Blog of Bette Levy, SI UN Representative in New York Each year, during the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the Division for Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA/DSDG), along with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR),

SI at the ECOSOC Partnership Forum 2023

Blog of Vanesa Treers, SI UN Representative at UNHQ, New York The 2023 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum took place recently on 31 January 2023 at the United Nations Headquarters (UNHQ) in New York. At the start of each year, the Partnership Forum serves as an opportunity for

HLPF: Voluntary National Reviews

After attending this year’s High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), Maria Fornella-Oehninger, SI UN Representative in New York, provides insight into the positives and negatives surrounding Voluntary National Reviews. “As part of its follow-up and review mechanisms, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on member states to submit voluntary national reviews
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Sustainable Development and Gender Equality

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

Soroptimist International HLPF Report: Empowerment & Education

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


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