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
Jan Beagle
Jan Beagle Deputy Executive Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Seth Berkley
Seth Berkley Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
Daniel Blockert
Daniel Blockert Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the World Trade Organization, Geneva
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
Phillippe Burrin
Phillippe Burrin Director, Graduate Institute Geneva
Nan Buzard
Nan Buzard Executive Director, International Council of Voluntary Agencies
Arianna Calza Bini
Arianna Calza Bini Director, Gender and Mine Action Programme
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
Christophe De Kepper
Christophe De Kepper Director General, International Olympic Committee
Ingmar De Vos
Ingmar De Vos President, Federation Equestre Internationale
Chi Dzung Duong
Chi Dzung Duong Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Jan Dusik
Jan Dusik Director, UN Environment Europe Office
Christian Dussey
Christian Dussey Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy
Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo
Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in Geneva
Monica Ferro
Monica Ferro Director, UNFPA Geneva Office, UNFPA
John Fisher
John Fisher Geneva Director, Human Rights Watch
Foo Kok Jwee
Foo Kok Jwee Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in Geneva
Isabelle Gattiker
Isabelle Gattiker Director, International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights
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
Ricardo González Arenas
Ricardo González Arenas Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations Office in Geneva
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
Wolfgang Jamann
Wolfgang Jamann Secretary-General/CEO, CARE International Secretariat
Simon Jones
Simon Jones Director, United Nations International Computing Centre