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UN Climate Action Summit and SDG Summit

In Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Sustainable Developmentby SGI OUNA

SGI was engaged in activities during the UN Climate Action Summit and first UN SDG Summit, held during the high-level week of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. SGI representatives also attended the climate strike on 20 September and Youth Climate Summit on 21 September.  SGI organized a civil society side event on 23 September held at the …

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63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women

In Gender Equality and Women's Empowermentby SGI OUNA

SGI participated in the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) from 11 to 22 March which gathered over 7,000 civil society representatives and delegates. Based on the CSW63 priority theme, SGI organized a parallel event titled “Young Women’s Leadership for Inclusive Social Protection Systems” co-sponsored by the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Footage Foundation, …

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Presentation on Gender, Race, Class and Nuclear Weapons at the WILPF UK Autumn Seminar

In Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Peace and Disarmamentby SGI OUNA

WILPF UK held its annual Autumn Seminar on 24 November, under the theme of “TPNW the Need for the UK and Other Nuclear Armed-States to Sign, How and Why.” During the event there were a number of presentations, followed by a workshop on how to conduct advocacy with parliamentarians and diplomats. Hayley Ramsay-Jones of SGI delivered a presentation titled “Gender, …

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Role of Young Women in Peace and Security the Focus of NGO CSW/NY September Monthly Meeting

In Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, Peace and Disarmamentby SGI OUNA

Monthly meetings are held by the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York on various topics that promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. The September 28 meeting highlighted the important contributions of young women in peace and security, as is recognized in two UN Security Council Resolutions: 1325 and 2250. As the NGO CSW/NY …

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61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

In Gender Equality and Women's Empowermentby SGI OUNA

CSW61 on the priority theme “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work” took place from 13-24 March 2017 at UN Headquarters with over 4,000 participants.  SGI co-organized a parallel event titled “Inclusive & Transformative Leadership for Women’s Economic Empowerment” on 17 March with the World YWCA, Graduate Women International, the Global Movement for the Culture of Peace, and …