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SIGBI donation to the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

SIGBI donation to the WHO COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

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SIGBI has donated £1,000 from the Emergency Relief Fund to the World Health Organisation COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The COVID-19 situation is adversely impacting low-income countries such as Bangladesh and India where the lack of affordable PPE is desperate. By donating to the WHO Solidarity Fund SIGBI will be supporting a number of countries within

Global Voice May 2020

Global Voice May 2020

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The May 2020 issue of Global Voice is now available. This issue features lots of messages and news from around the globe on how Soroptimists are coping with COVID-19, plus the announcement of the new SI President Elect, Maureen Maguire, and lots more. Global Voice is a publication by Soroptimist International.

International Day of Living Together in Peace, through Partnership – 16th May 2020

International Day of Living Together in Peace, through Partnership – 16th May 2020

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The UN International Day of Living Together in Peace was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 8 December 2017 under Resolution 72/130, which was based on the UN Charter, the UNESCO Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  The aim of the Day is to build a sustainable world of

SI President Elect 2020-2021

SI President Elect 2020-2021

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Congratulations to Maureen Maguire, a member of our Portadown Club, who has been elected as Soroptimist International President Elect, to take office on 1 July 2020. Maureen will be SI President from 1 January 2022 until 31 December 2023. President Isobel Smith says, “SIGBI is delighted to have elected Maureen Maguire as the next Soroptimist

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace – 24th April 2020

International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace – 24th April 2020

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This year we will celebrate the UN International Day of Multilateralism for Peace for the second time and it could not be more relevant bearing in mind the world’s current struggle against Covid19. The aim of the day is to assist in the preservation of the values of multilateralism and international cooperation, which underpin the