Arancha González
Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, Former Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Arancha González

Globally, women comprise almost 50% of the population – that is half of humanity. If we are to achieve Global Goals for development, eliminate extreme poverty and environmental sustainability we must tackle inequalities, especially those affecting women. During this half century, one of the biggest imbalances that we see is in the realm of women in the economy – where now more than ever, it is imperative that we work collectively to make equal economic opportunities for men and women a reality.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.