Champion
Li Yong
Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
Li Yong

Women are powerful agents of change. Gender equality in inclusive and sustainable industrial development is more than a matter of human rights, it will also allow economies to grow faster, lift people out of poverty and enable sustainable development.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Establish an award recognizing outstanding contributions to advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment as part of the UNIDO Merit Awards

  • Adopt a gender parity strategy for UNIDO