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World Humanitarian Day

SI UN Representative, Berthe De Vos-Neven, blogs from World Humanitarian Day at UN Geneva – August 19, 2022. “The General Assembly of the UN has marked August 19th as “World Humanitarian Day” to create awareness around the problems aid workers and humanitarian helpers are daily facing in the crises and
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International Girls in ICT Day

Stacy Ciulik, SI UN Representative in Geneva, blogs about the importance of empowering girls in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). “International Girls in ICT Day is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) global initiative that takes place every year on the 4th Thursday of April. It aims to encourage young women
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World Day against Child Labour

Blog by Berthe De Vos, SI Representative to the International Labour Organisation. “What is Child Labour? Child labour is work that harms the health of the child, endangers it, and it is a violation of international and/or national laws. It deprives children of education and/or puts a double burden on
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Save the Ocean, Protect the Future

Rita Nogueira Ramos, blogs from the 4th UN Ocean Conference, held in Lisbon, Portugal, 27 June – 1 July 2022. "In 2017, at the first edition of the UN ocean conference in New York, the United Nations Secretary General had already warned that the oceans face "an unprecedented threat" and

The W7 – Time to Deliver

An update from Pat Black, who the SI Advocacy Team is delighted to have nominated to sit as W7 Gender Equality Advisor to the G7. "In my previous blog I talked about the work we had done as W7 Advisors in presenting recommendations to this year’s G7 under the Presidency


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