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
Katja Iversen
Katja Iversen President/CEO, Women Deliver
Jürg Lauber
Jürg Lauber Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York
Gillian Elizabeth Bird
Gillian Elizabeth Bird Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations in New York
Sima Bahous
Sima Bahous Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations in New York
Jan Beagle
Jan Beagle Under-Secretary-General for Management, United Nations
Marc-André Blanchard
Marc-André Blanchard Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York
Katalin Annamária Bogyay
Katalin Annamária Bogyay Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations in New York
Cho Tae-yul
Cho Tae-yul Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York
Laura Flores Herrera
Laura Flores Herrera Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations in New York
Burhan Gafoor
Burhan Gafoor Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in New York
Andrew Gilmour
Andrew Gilmour Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Juan José Gómez Camacho
Juan José Gómez Camacho Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations in New York
Einar Gunnarsson
Einar Gunnarsson Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations in New York
Elliott Harris
Elliott Harris Assistant Secretary-General, UN Environment
Sven Jürgenson
Sven Jürgenson Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations in New York
Besiana Kadare
Besiana Kadare Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Albania to the United Nations in New York
Atul Khare
Atul Khare Under Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Field Support
Mohamed Khaled Khiari
Mohamed Khaled Khiari Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations in New York
Jan Kickert
Jan Kickert Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in New York
Lise Kingo
Lise Kingo CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
Jean-Pierre Lacroix
Jean-Pierre Lacroix Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations
Miroslav Lajčák
Miroslav Lajčák President, UN General Assembly
Maria Emma Mejía Vélez
Maria Emma Mejía Vélez Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations in New York
Juan Carlos Mendoza García
Juan Carlos Mendoza García Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in New York
Ana Maria Menéndez
Ana Maria Menéndez Secretary-General’s Senior Advisor on Policy, United Nations
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Michal Mlynár
Michal Mlynár Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations in New York
Martín Garcia Moritán
Martín Garcia Moritán Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations in New York
Raimonda Murmokaitė
Raimonda Murmokaitė Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations in New York
Phuong Nga
Phuong Nga Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations in New York
Lana Nusseibeh
Lana Nusseibeh Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York
Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve
Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations in New York
Geir O. Pedersen
Geir O. Pedersen Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in New York
Ib Petersen
Ib Petersen Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in New York
Zara Rapoport
Zara Rapoport Head of Office, Plan International
Matthew Rycroft
Matthew Rycroft Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in New York
Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer
Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations in New York
Olof Skoog
Olof Skoog Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in New York
Philip Spoerri
Philip Spoerri Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation , International Committee of the Red Cross
Peter Thomson
Peter Thomson Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Fiji to the United Nations, New York. President, 71st United Nations General Assembly
Paddy Torsney
Paddy Torsney Permanent Observer, Inter‑Parliamentary Union
Mauro Vieira
Mauro Vieira Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in New York
Christian Wenaweser
Christian Wenaweser Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations in New York