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, New York
Gillian Elizabeth Bird
Gillian Elizabeth Bird Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations, New York
Sima Bahous
Sima Bahous Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Marc-André Blanchard
Marc-André Blanchard Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations, New York
Katalin Annamária Bogyay
Katalin Annamária Bogyay Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations, New York
Harald Braun
Harald Braun Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, New York
Laura Flores Herrera
Laura Flores Herrera Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations, New York
Burhan Gafoor
Burhan Gafoor Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations, 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, New York
Einar Gunnarsson
Einar Gunnarsson Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations, New York
Elliott Harris
Elliott Harris Assistant Secretary-General, UN Environment
Sven Jürgenson
Sven Jürgenson Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations, New York
Besiana Kadare
Besiana Kadare Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Albania to the United Nations, 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, New York
Jan Kickert
Jan Kickert Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations, New York
Lise Kingo
Lise Kingo CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
Maria Emma Mejía Vélez
Maria Emma Mejía Vélez Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, New York
Juan Carlos Mendoza García
Juan Carlos Mendoza García Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations, New York
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)
Martín Garcia Moritán
Martín Garcia Moritán Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations, New York
Raimonda Murmokaitė
Raimonda Murmokaitė Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations, New York
Phuong Nga
Phuong Nga Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations, New York
Lana Nusseibeh
Lana Nusseibeh Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations, New York
Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve
Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations, New York
Geir O. Pedersen
Geir O. Pedersen Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations, New York
Ib Petersen
Ib Petersen Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations, 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, New York
Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer
Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations, New York
Olof Skoog
Olof Skoog Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, New York
Philip Spoerri
Philip Spoerri Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation , International Committee of the Red Cross
Peter Thomson
Peter Thomson President , 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, New York
Christian Wenaweser
Christian Wenaweser Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations, New York