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Join the Fabulous Five – SI Workshops to inspire at the 21st SI Convention

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With the 21st Soroptimist International (SI) Convention Kuala Lumpur fast-approaching, it is time to start planning the workshops you might like to attend. If you are a first time delegate, you may not be aware that the Committee organises a number of workshops that take place during the Convention, which

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SI announces Ulla Elisabeth Madsen as SI Assistant Director of Advocacy 2020-21

man, 06/17/2019 - 15:55

Soroptimist International (SI) is delighted to announce the appointment of Ulla Elisabeth Madsen as the SI Assistant Director of Advocacy (SIADA), for the next biennium 2020 –2021.

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Achieving Zero Hunger in the face of Climate Change

ons, 06/12/2019 - 16:10

SI's UN Representative in Rome, Liliana Mosca, discusses the issue of food security in the face of climate change

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Dora Vrdlovec reports from the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

fre, 06/07/2019 - 16:16

A blog by SI club member Dora Vrdlovec, about her experience at the 28th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ).

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The Effects of Climate Change on Migration and Human Trafficking

fre, 06/07/2019 - 16:13

Linda Witong, SI Special Advisor to Advocacy, blogs about the link between Human Trafficking and Climate Change.

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Household Air Pollution, A Gender Issue

man, 06/03/2019 - 10:37

SI UN Representative, Mary Muia blogs from Nairobi about the effects of household air pollution and the need to empower communities and encourage policy makers to heighten their awareness and ensure their commitment to reducing this common health hazard.

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Introducing SI Convention 2019 speaker Renuka Indrarajah

man, 06/03/2019 - 09:41

Renuka Indrarajah, corporate affairs and legal director of Heineken Malaysia and trustee of the SPARK Foundation that is driving the W.A.T.E.R project - W.A.T.E.R stands for Working Actively Through Education and Rehabilitation - will be plenary speaker in the session ‘Gender Equality for Water & Food Security’ at the 21st Soroptimist International Convention from 18-21 July in Kuala Lumpur.

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Working Towards a Global Pact for the Environment

fre, 05/31/2019 - 10:21

SI UN Representative, Beatrice Olouch, attends the Thirds Session towards a Global Pact for the Environment

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Your Voice at the United Nations

fre, 05/31/2019 - 09:48

This edition of ‘Your Voice at the United Nations’ features articles relating to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and the Construction of World Citizenship.

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Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction

ons, 05/29/2019 - 14:04

SI advocates at every level for women's leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Why We Love Convention!

ons, 05/22/2019 - 04:14

Interview with Marlène van Benthem, Soroptimist Lab Developer 2017-2019, Past Programme Director of  Union of the Netherlands and of SIE How many Soroptimist International (SI) Conventions have you attended during your Soroptimist career and which were they? “In 2015, I attended the SI Convention in Istanbul.” Could you describe why

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Danish SI Club Odder generous supporter of WWL

tir, 05/21/2019 - 09:50

Soroptimist International Club Odder donated generously to the SI President's Appeal project Women, Water & Leadership. 75% of total funds needed have been raised, but we are not there yet.

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SI President speaks at UNESCO International Water Conference

fre, 05/17/2019 - 10:35

SI President delivers inspirational speech at UNESCO International Water Conference.

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Summary of SI (Soroptimist International) Limited eBoard Meeting, May 2019

tor, 05/16/2019 - 10:58

Authored by Company Secretary/Global Executive Director, Deborah Thomas Soroptimist International recently held its quarterly board meeting with SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen Chairing. Directors welcomed Wendy Logan from SISWP to her first SI board meeting; Wendy has recently been appointed as a Director of the company. Minutes of the two previous

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Civil Society Must Be Heard!

ons, 05/15/2019 - 15:37

Civil society has been excluded from involvement in the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. Soroptimist international is making moves to oppose this decision.

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Introducing SI Convention 2019 speaker Dr. Rajiv Bhanot

fre, 05/10/2019 - 09:42

Dr Rajiv Bhanot, founder & Managing Director of H2GO Global which has revolutionised water purification, helping towards achieving SDG6, will be plenary speaker in the session ‘Gender Equality for Water & Food Security’ at the 21st Soroptimist International Convention from 18-21 July in Kuala Lumpur.

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Where are All the Women?

ons, 05/08/2019 - 11:33

According to the Global Gender Gap Report, the world has closed 68 percent of its gender gap.1 The 21st century has seen women making significant headway especially in the areas of education and health. But stark gaps continue to endure in the areas of leadership in electoral politics and employment. A blog by Theresa W. Devasahayam, SI UN Representative for Bangkok and Past President, discusses this topic and the book: Women and Politics in Southeast Asia: Navigating a Man’s World edited by Theresa and published by Sussex Academic Press (2019).

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SI President’s Message: Invitation to SI Convention

man, 04/29/2019 - 11:35

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will be home to the 21st Soroptimist International Convention in 2019. The first Asian city to host the SI Convention, the event will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 18 – 21 July 2019. Watch a video message from SI President Mariet Verhoef-Cohen

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World Summit for the Information Society, Session 12 – Gender Mainstreaming

ons, 04/24/2019 - 16:13

Stacy Cuilik attends World Summit for the Information Society (WSIS) Geneva 2019, Session 12 on Gender Mainstreaming

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