Alessandro Cortese
Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Vienna
Alessandro Cortese

I am pleased to join and contribute to the International Gender Champions Initiative. Achieving gender equality and women empowerment in all spheres of our society should be our common objective. And all together we must ensure that commitments are followed by action.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

Advocate for the protection and realisation of the equal rights of women and girls in speeches, negotiations, multilateral fora, and all forms of media in a consistent and targeted manner throughout 2023.
Zero tolerance against hate speech, harassment and any form of sexism in the workplace, to be ensured by introducing ad hoc internal acts and ensuring strict and continuous monitoring, as well as the promotion of inclusive language and behaviours.