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SI UN Representative, Liliana Mosca, blogs about the theme for this year's World Food Day: 'Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our Actions are Our Future' and invites you to register for the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's World Food Day Ceremony.
In recognition of the International Day of the Girl, UN Representative, Evelyne Para, highlights why it's more important than ever to support and advocate for the fundamental rights of girls and young women.
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As we approach the Day of the Girl, and as part of Soroptimist International’s series of blogs discussing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, SI United Nations Representative, Jacqueline Shapiro, examines the topic of the girl child.
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Trailblazing Legacies Rewarded - ICCA & BestCities Global Alliance Announce 2020 Incredible Impacts Winning Associations.
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Women have vast and positive impacts on the economy, in business, agriculture, and industry, and as domestic workers, market vendors, migrant workers, and through their unpaid care work. Despite some progress, obstacles to women’s full and equal participation, including the lack of an enabling environment, persist.
SI UN Representative, Berthe De Vos, explains the intent and importance of the Istanbul Convention.
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As the world turns its attention to ‘Building Back Better’, Linda Witong offers excellent insight in her review of the 2020 WASH Report regarding the Progress On Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools.
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International Literacy Day is 8 September and this year focuses on ‘Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond’. We begin this topic with two excellent recent articles written by SI UN Representative, Paris, Evelyne Para. 1. A report on the ‘Skills Academy’, created by partners to the
Owing to the cancellation of the Commission on the Status of Women earlier this year, the Secretary-General’s annual consultation with women’s civil society was postponed. However, on 31 August 2020, a virtual Townhall Meeting was held between UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, and a virtual audience of women's civil society actors, with UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as the moderator.
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Exploring the Road to Equality was a one hour webinar hosted by SI President Sharon Fisher, featuring presentations from Ayushi Kundu and Olga Sidenko (SI Road to Equality Co-ordinators), and Khayanga Wasike CEO/President at Willing Hearts international.
SI UN Representative, Berthe De Vos, examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people.
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Soroptimist International is excited to announce that we are inviting applications for the position of Volunteer United Nations Representative.
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As part of SI's series of blogs discussing the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, SI UN Representative, Liliana Mosca, examines the topic of women and armed conflict, looking at both the legal framework and the lived reality.