About Us

Changing the World for Women

Zonta International holds General Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and Participatory Status with the Council of Europe. Zonta teams engage in these important intergovernmental organizations and in important events and campaigns to further our global advocacy efforts and our mission to build a better world for women and girls.

Zonta at the United Nations

Learn more about our work in New York (UN Headquarters), in Geneva (Human Rights, ILO, WHO), in Vienna (UNODC), in Bangkok (ESCAP) and in Paris (UNESCO). 

Zonta at the Council of Europe

Learn more about our work at the Council of Europe and relevant instruments and treaties that can serve as tools to effectively advocate for the rights of women and girls.

Sustainable Development Goals

Learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals, which seek to change the course of the 21st century by addressing key challenges such as poverty, inequality and violence against women.

Commission on the Status of Women

Learn more about the principal intergovernmental body dedicated exclusively to promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Women's Empowerment Principles

Learn more about this set of principles offering guidance on how to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community.