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.
  • Lead the Representation Impact Group aiming to implement the Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit in Vienna.

  • Develop an Administrative Issuance and accompanying guidance note for UNIDO to end all-male events and promote equal representation of women.