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
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
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
Ridha Bouabid
Ridha Bouabid Permanent Representative, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Dr. Margaret Chan
Dr. Margaret Chan Director-General, World Health Organization
Martin Chungong
Martin Chungong Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Jan Dusik
Jan Dusik Director, UN Environment Europe Office
Christian Dussey
Christian Dussey Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy
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
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
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
Mukhisa Kituyi
Mukhisa Kituyi Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Linda Kromjong
Linda Kromjong Secretary-General, International Organization of Employers
Paul Ladd
Paul Ladd Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
Peter Maurer
Peter Maurer President, International Committee of the Red Cross
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)
Babatunde Osotimehin
Babatunde Osotimehin Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund
Rolph Payet
Rolph Payet Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
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
Stefano Toscano
Stefano Toscano Director, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
Andras Vamos-Goldman
Andras Vamos-Goldman Executive Director, Justice Rapid Response
Jos Verbeek
Jos Verbeek Special Representative to the UN and WTO, World Bank Group Office in Geneva
Marilena Viviani
Marilena Viviani Director of the Geneva Liaison Office, United Nations Children's Fund
Frans Vreeswijk
Frans Vreeswijk General Secretary & CEO, International Electrotechnical Commission
Scott Weber
Scott Weber Director-General, Interpeace
Chris Williams
Chris Williams Executive Director, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council
Houlin Zhao
Houlin Zhao Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union