At the heart of international relations and development lies the transformative issue of gender equality. It is our shared responsibility to apply it in everything we do. I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge. Phillippe Burrin, Director, Graduate Institute Geneva I also commit to undertake the following: Ensure gender inclusiveness in all our institution's panels. Establish a gender plan for the Graduate Institute. Strengthen capacities for gender-related research at the Graduate Institute.