World Water Week, Stockholm, 25-30 August 2019 A Summary report by Mary Muia SI UN Representative, Nairobi PPP Water Infrastructure Master Class "I was privileged to be a successful applicant to the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) high level Master Class on Private Public Partnerships during the World Water Week
A blog by SI UN Representative in Rome, Liliana Mosca, from her attendance at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) International Symposium, 10-11 June 2019. "Malnutrition, in all its forms, continues to be one of the greatest challenges in these times, while under-nutrition persists in many countries. We are also
SI Region of Malaysia proposed a progressive project ‘Clean Water for Rural Communities’ to take place in Sarawak and Sabah on the island of Borneo. With Phase one of the project, part of the SI President’s Appeal, ‘Women, Water & Leadership’ now completed, we are excited to bring you news
A blog by SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen Saturday 22 June 2019 of the FAO Conference 41st Session 22-29 June 2019, Rome Full list of documents available at: FAO “Over one hundred ministers and vice-ministers were present at the 41st Session meeting, as part of the 191 voting heads of delegations.
The 'Women, Water & Leadership' Mwihoko Women Project in Nakuru County, Kenya, was the first Appeal Project to launch in 2017. If you have been following the action then you will know that the project is surpassing expectations, safe in the hands of a committed and ambitious team, who have
A blog by Liliana Mosca, SI UN Representative in Rome. "The issue of food security does not only indicate "the security of having enough food" but also the possibility for everyone to "access enough food for a healthy and active life". The ability of people to feed themselves with dignity
This week, Soroptimist International President, Mariet Verhoef-Cohen delivered the concluding remarks at the 'Thirsty for Change: Promoting a Gender-Responsive Approach to Achieve Water Security’ panel at the UNESCO International Water Conference in Paris. The panel discussed ways of empowering women through better water management and policy making. President Mariet ended
SI UN Representative Liliana Mosca reviews the Italian Government’s response to Sustainable Development Goal 2 ‘Zero Hunger’. "In the UN Assembly 2015 New Agenda, the abolition of chronic undernourishment within the year 2030 was a key element of SDG 2; ‘Zero Hunger’. There is a clear link between SDG2; ‘Zero