Champions

International Gender Champions is a network of senior leaders working to advance gender equality in the executive management of their institutions and in their programmatic work through concrete and measurable commitments.

António Guterres
António Guterres Secretary-General, United Nations
Michael Møller
Michael Møller Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
Caitlin Kraft-Buchman
Caitlin Kraft-Buchman Founder/ Executive Director, Women@TheTable
Veronika Bard
Veronika Bard Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in Geneva
Jürg Lauber
Jürg Lauber Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations, New York
Guy Ryder
Guy Ryder Director-General, International Labour Organization
Lise Kingo
Lise Kingo CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
Katja Iversen
Katja Iversen President/CEO, Women Deliver
Gillian Elizabeth Bird
Gillian Elizabeth Bird Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations, New York
Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein
Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Inger Andersen
Inger Andersen Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature
Kim Andersen
Kim Andersen President, World Sailing
Elhadj As Sy
Elhadj As Sy Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Roberto Azevêdo
Roberto Azevêdo Director-General, World Trade Organization
Christian Friis Bach
Christian Friis Bach Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Sima Bahous
Sima Bahous Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Jan Beagle
Jan Beagle Deputy Executive Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Seth Berkley
Seth Berkley Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
Marc-André Blanchard
Marc-André Blanchard Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations, New York
Daniel Blockert
Daniel Blockert Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the World Trade Organization, Geneva
Katalin Annamária Bogyay
Katalin Annamária Bogyay Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations, New York
Yann Borgstedt
Yann Borgstedt Founder and Chairman, Womanity Foundation
Ridha Bouabid
Ridha Bouabid Permanent Representative, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Julian Braithwaite
Julian Braithwaite Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in Geneva
Jennifer Brant
Jennifer Brant Director, Innovation Insights
Hans Brattskar
Hans Brattskar Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in Geneva
Harald Braun
Harald Braun Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, New York
Phillippe Burrin
Phillippe Burrin Director, Graduate Institute Geneva
Nan Buzard
Nan Buzard Executive Director, International Council of Voluntary Agencies
Arianna Calza Bini
Arianna Calza Bini Director, Gender and Mine Action Programme
Dr. Margaret Chan
Dr. Margaret Chan Director-General, World Health Organization
Kyong-lim Choi
Kyong-lim Choi Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in Geneva
Martin Chungong
Martin Chungong Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Marcelo Cima
Marcelo Cima Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations in Geneva
Pedro Afonso Comissário
Pedro Afonso Comissário Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Mozambique to the United Nations in Geneva
Suraya Dalil
Suraya Dalil Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations in Geneva
Jan Dusik
Jan Dusik Director, UN Environment Europe Office
Christian Dussey
Christian Dussey Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy
Mark Dybul
Mark Dybul Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
John Fisher
John Fisher Geneva Director, Human Rights Watch
Laura Flores Herrera
Laura Flores Herrera Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations, New York
Foo Kok Jwee
Foo Kok Jwee Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in Geneva
Burhan Gafoor
Burhan Gafoor Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations, New York
Isabelle Gattiker
Isabelle Gattiker Director, International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights
Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research
Andrew Gilmour
Andrew Gilmour Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Elayne Whyte Gómez
Elayne Whyte Gómez Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva
Juan José Gómez Camacho
Juan José Gómez Camacho Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations, New York
Arancha González
Arancha González Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Ricardo González Arenas
Ricardo González Arenas Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations Office in Geneva