by Maria-Laura Fornella SI Representative to the United Nations New York. "I attended the Panel on Universal Health Care as a Driver of Equity, Inclusive Development and Prosperity for All. Co-chaired by Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and Pedro Sanchez, President of the Government of Spain, this panel also
by Maria-Laura Fornella SI Representative to the United Nations New York. "What an unforgettable experience for me - a new SI United Nations (UN) Representative, at the opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The air was thick with excitement and expectation at 8:00 AM as
The Civil Society Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Forum, held during the General Assembly and organised by the Major Groups and other Stakeholders (MGoS) High Level Political Forum (HLPF) Coordinating Mechanism, creates a space for dialogue between civil society and UN Member States, together with international and regional organisations and constituencies.
A blog by Vanesa Treers, SI UN Representative, New York "The New York Times article “Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis” by Linda Villarosa inspired the NGO Committee Status of Women meetings in New York in May, 2019. Just recently we heard the case of
A blog by SI UN Representative New York, Maria Fornella. "On August 14, 2019, the Webinar for a “Debrief on HLPF 2019 and an Exchange on the SDG Summit” was jointly held by Together 2030 and TAP Network (Transparency, Accountability and Participation for 2030 Agenda). I hadn’t attended the HLPF
August 2019 Calling on UN Member states to “raise the bar” on sustainable development, gender equality, and peace 12 August, 2019, New York, NY - The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) announces the release of an Open Letter to the Group of Friends of 1325 on Women,
SI UN Representative, Barbara Rochman. Blog by Barbara T. Rochman, SI UN Representative, New York I attended an interesting side event during the UN High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development on July 11, 2019, where several European civil society organisations launched the report 'Falling Through the Cracks: Exposing inequalities
SI UN Representative in New York, Bette Levy SI UN Representative in New York, Bette Levy, blogs about her biggest take-away from the ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) held in New York this July. "If you, like me, eagerly followed the postings on Facebook of the many members who attended
SI UN Representative, Bette Levy, introduces insights from the SI UN Team in New York, following their attendance at the 2019 ECOSOC High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) and the Ministerial High-Level Segment (HLS). "The theme this year was 'Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality' and the goals reviewed were as
The meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development in 2019, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.