Advocacy News

Biovision – New Book on Tranformation of our food systems

Biovision is pleased to announce an important new book which can be downloaded free of charge at The authors were supported in the publication of the book by the Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development (CH)...

LDS Charities: Fortifying Families Webinar Series – 29 September 2020 – 15 May 2021

International Organizations and the Family: An Overview _Fortifying Families Webinar Series_ _EPISODE 1_ _- INVITATION-_ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, represented by Latter-day Saint Charities in New York and Geneva, and the European...

Widows’ Rights International – 41st session of the Human Rights Council Written Statement on Early and Forced Marriage

Please click HERE to view and download the full written statement  Widows Rights International (WRI), Wixamtree, Sand Lane, Northill, SG18 9AD, UK 41st Session – Human Rights Council Written statement on Early,...

Call for applicants: Consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent

  In accordance with resolution A/RES/73/262, adopted by the General Assembly, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is organizing a one-day consultation on the permanent forum on people of African descent to be held at the United Nations in Geneva on 29 March 2019. OHCHR invites civil society representatives interested in participating […]

Advocacy Toolkit: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Let’s work together to harness the power of the 16 Days of Activism and demand an ILO convention to end gender-based violence in the world of work.  Now in its 27th year, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) will begin on 25 November and run through 10 December, Human Rights Day. To support […]

Joint Statement 39th Session of the Human Rights Council – Child Widowhood: A Neglected Gender and Human Rights Violation

A joint statement submitted to the 39th Session of the Human Rights Council by GWI, Graduate Women International with co-sponsoring NGOs in General Consultative Status to the ECOSOC, International Alliance of Women, Soroptimist International, Women’s Federation for World Peace, and Zonta International; and NGOs in Special Consultative Status to ECOSOC European Union of Women, FAWCO, […]