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
Michael Møller
Michael Møller Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
Guy Ryder
Guy Ryder Director-General, International Labour Organization
Lise Kingo
Lise Kingo CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein
Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Olga Algayerova
Olga Algayerova Executive Secretary & Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Yukiya Amano
Yukiya Amano Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency
Inger Andersen
Inger Andersen Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature
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 Under-Secretary-General for Management, United Nations
Paul Bekkers
Paul Bekkers Director of OSG, OSCE Office of the Secretary General
Seth Berkley
Seth Berkley Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
Martin Chungong
Martin Chungong Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Simonetta Di Pippo
Simonetta Di Pippo Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs
Jan Dusik
Jan Dusik Director, UN Environment Europe Office
Christian Dussey
Christian Dussey Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy
Patricia Espinosa
Patricia Espinosa Executive Secretary, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
Yury Fedotov
Yury Fedotov Director-General / Executive Director, United Nations Office at Vienna / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Monica Ferro
Monica Ferro Director, UNFPA Geneva Office, UNFPA
Fabiola Gianotti
Fabiola Gianotti Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research
Andrew Gilmour
Andrew Gilmour Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Arancha González
Arancha González Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Filippo Grandi
Filippo Grandi High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Philip Griffiths
Philip Griffiths Ambassador, The Wassenaar Arrangement
Thomas Guerber
Thomas Guerber Director, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces
Francis Gurry
Francis Gurry Director-General, World Intellectual Property Organization
Elliott Harris
Elliott Harris Assistant Secretary-General, UN Environment
Mary Alice Hayward
Mary Alice Hayward Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Management, International Atomic Energy Agency
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
Atul Khare
Atul Khare Under Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Field Support
Mukhisa Kituyi
Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Martin Kreutner
Martin Kreutner Dean & Executive Secretary, International Anti-Corruption Academy
Linda Kromjong
Linda Kromjong Secretary-General, International Organization of Employers
Paul Ladd
Paul Ladd Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
Miroslav Lajčák
Miroslav Lajčák President, UN General Assembly
Peter Maurer
Peter Maurer President, International Committee of the Red Cross
Ana Maria Menéndez
Ana Maria Menéndez Secretary-General’s Senior Advisor on Policy, United Nations
Staffan de Mistura
Staffan de Mistura Special Envoy for Syria, Office of the Special Envoy of The Secretary-General for Syria
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)
Rolph Payet
Rolph Payet Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
Laura Rockwood
Laura Rockwood Executive Director, Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation
Jarmo Sareva
Jarmo Sareva Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
John Scanlon
John Scanlon Secretary-General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Klaus Schwab
Klaus Schwab Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
Nikhil Seth
Nikhil Seth Executive Director, United Nations Institute for Training and Research
Philip Spoerri
Philip Spoerri Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation , International Committee of the Red Cross
William Lacy Swing
William Lacy Swing Director-General, International Organization for Migration
Petteri Taalas
Petteri Taalas Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization