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
Yukiya Amano
Yukiya Amano Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency
Inger Andersen
Inger Andersen Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature
Kim Andersen
Kim Andersen President, World Sailing
Bente Angell-Hansen
Bente Angell-Hansen Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Norway to International Organizations in Vienna
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
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
Paul Bekkers
Paul Bekkers Director of OSG, OSCE Office of the Secretary General
Andrej Benedejčič
Andrej Benedejčič Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to International Organizations in Vienna
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
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
Kate Byrnes
Kate Byrnes Chargé d’Affaires, United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Arianna Calza Bini
Arianna Calza Bini Director, Gender and Mine Action Programme
Natasha Cayer
Natasha Cayer Ambassador, Delegation of Canada to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
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
Ingmar De Vos
Ingmar De Vos President, Federation Equestre Internationale
Simonetta Di Pippo
Simonetta Di Pippo Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Jan Dusik
Jan Dusik Director, UN Environment Europe Office
Christian Dussey
Christian Dussey Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy
Helen Eduards
Helen Eduards Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Sweden to International Organizations in Vienna
Patricia Espinosa
Patricia Espinosa Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo
Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva
Yury Fedotov
Yury Fedotov Director-General / Executive Director, United Nations Office at Vienna / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Monica Ferro
Monica Ferro Director, UNFPA Geneva Office, UNFPA
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