Christophe Bernasconi
Secretary-General, Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)
Christophe Bernasconi

We should all be champions for gender equality and inclusiveness. I look forward to continuing to promote these values across the HCCH and working to break down barriers in all aspects of our work.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

Add a box in the staff evaluation document for colleagues to have the opportunity to write something about whether and / or how they feel or perceive their gender / sexual / racial / ethnic / religious / cultural identity, ability status or any other such factor impacts their role and existence within the organisation.
Commit to using language in all future publications, documents and meetings that is inclusive and neutral, where practicable and where there are no specific and justifiable reasons that require a different approach.