Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference to be held in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada

Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference to be held in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada

    Prime Minster Justin Trudeau Announces that  Women Deliver has chosen Vancouver, Canada as the site for their next global Women Deliver Conference – the world’s largest gathering on the health, rights, and wellbeing of women and girls. Ottawa, Canada, 13 June 2017 – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada is proud to have been chosen as the host country for the global Women Deliver Conference, which will bring over 6,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists from more than 160 countries to Vancouver 3-6 June 2019. Joined by Women…Read more
Pacific Island Civil Society Organisations Respond to Trump Pulling Out of the Paris Agreement.

Pacific Island Civil Society Organisations Respond to Trump Pulling Out of the Paris Agreement.

  SUVA FIJI — Pacific civil society groups say that the move by Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement is a grave moral injustice. His decision is a clear sign of his continued support of the fossil fuel industry which directly threatens the lives of communities living in the Pacific islands. The group of Pacific Island civil society organisations under the Pacific Islands Climate Action Network (PICAN) state that while this move by the US President Trump would isolate the US from any ambitious action on…Read more
Evaluation: a missed opportunity in the SDGs’ first set of Voluntary National Reviews

Evaluation: a missed opportunity in the SDGs’ first set of Voluntary National Reviews

Carole Shaw, JERA International at HLPF 2016   The sixth briefing on effective evaluation and the SDGs is out now! At the 2016 UN High Level Political Forum, 22 countries presented Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) — status reports on their efforts to implement national-level follow-up and review frameworks for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). VNRs are meant to cover the status of the 17 SDGs in each reporting country and to provide an overview of processes planned to assess national progress towards them. This briefing reports on a review of the 22 VNRs,…Read more
Angela Davis speaks out at DC Women’s March

Angela Davis speaks out at DC Women’s March

Full Text of Speech by Angela Davis at the DC Women's March "At a challenging moment in our history, let us remind ourselves that we the hundreds of thousands, the millions of women, trans-people, men and youth who are here at the Women's March, we represent the powerful forces of change that are determined to prevent the dying cultures of racism, hetero-patriarchy from rising again. "We recognize that we are collective agents of history and that history cannot be deleted like web pages. We know that we gather this afternoon on indigenous land…Read more
Hundreds of Thousands of Women March Across the Globe in solidarity on Women’s Rights

Hundreds of Thousands of Women March Across the Globe in solidarity on Women’s Rights

    We are marching for strength in these coming years and for the ability to survive in a culture that erases and excludes and forgets women, and denies women their humanity, and refuses to recognize their achievements and all the ways they serve and lead selflessly. We are marching to link arms with friends, comrades and strangers so that the rhythm of our steps becomes the tempo of a new time and the unified chants of our voices become a clarion call. - Eve Ensler, Women's March Washington (2017)   Hundreds of…Read more