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Date: Monday, March 2, 2020 Original Report at: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/2/announcer-csw64-advisory UPDATE: 2 March, New York— Following the UN Secretary-General’s recommendation to Member States to amend the format of the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an informal
SI UN Representatives, Mary Muia and Beatrice Oluoch, report on the latest events held at the UN Centre in Nairobi.
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A blog by SI UN Representative in New York, Maria Fornella-Oehninger, following her attendance at the 58th Session of UN Commission on Social Development: 'Affordable Housing and Social Protection systems for all to address homelessness'.
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The strategy of encouraging women to study science and choose a scientific career is no longer enough. A more "systemic" approach needs to be taken, one that looks at the obstacles and cultural phenomena that push women to give up their ambitions. SI UN Representative in Paris, Evelyne Para, examines the gender gap in science and engineering.
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25 years since the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action – a vision and commitment still valid today
Twenty-five years ago, 186 countries gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark for the World Summit for Social Development (WSSD), joined by 2,300 representatives from 811 non-governmental organisations and created the Copenhagen Declaration and Program for Action.
In the first in a series of Q&A’s we talk to Soroptimist Amrita Gautam ‘Soroptimism’ in the eyes of a ‘Young Soroptimist’? ‘’Optimism in everything we do, leads us to the World we want to live in’’. That is why we are Soroptimists! -Amrita Gautam Please tell us a