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.

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
Guy Ryder
Guy Ryder Director-General, International Labour Organization
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
Jan Beagle
Jan Beagle Deputy Executive Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Daniel Blockert
Daniel Blockert Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the World Trade Organization, Geneva
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
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
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
Foo Kok Jwee
Foo Kok Jwee Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in Geneva
Jonathan Fried
Jonathan Fried Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization, Geneva
Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research
Elayne Whyte Gómez
Elayne Whyte Gómez Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva
Arancha González
Arancha González Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Shea Gopaul
Shea Gopaul Executive Director, Global Apprenticeships Network
Filippo Grandi
Filippo Grandi High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Judith F. Greenwood
Judith F. Greenwood Executive Director, CHS Alliance
Thomas Guerber
Thomas Guerber Director, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Francis Gurry
Francis Gurry Director-General, World Intellectual Property Organization
Katherine Ann Hagen
Katherine Ann Hagen Founder and Executive Director, Global Social Observatory
Thomas Hajnoczi
Thomas Hajnoczi Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in Geneva
Terhi Hakala
Terhi Hakala Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations in Geneva
Hala Hameed
Hala Hameed Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Maldives to the United Nations in Geneva
Malayah Harper
Malayah Harper General Secretary, World YWCA
Andreas Ignatiou
Andreas Ignatiou Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the United Nations in Geneva
Wolfgang Jamann
Wolfgang Jamann Secretary-General/CEO, CARE International Secretariat
Simon Jones
Simon Jones Director, United Nations International Computing Centre
Sigrid Kaag
Sigrid Kaag Special Coordinator for Lebanon, United Nations Office of the Special Coordinator for Lebanon
Jānis Kārkliņš
Jānis Kārkliņš Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Latvia to the United Nations in Geneva
Mukhisa Kituyi
Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Khalid Koser
Khalid Koser Executive Director, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund
Deyana Kostadinova
Deyana Kostadinova Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Bulgaria to the United Nations in Geneva
Andrius Krivas
Andrius Krivas Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations in Geneva