Champion
Maria Cleofe Natividad
Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Philippine Embassy and Permanent Mission
Maria Cleofe Natividad

If we are to achieve our shared sustainable development goals, including international peace and security, we need to enable women and girls to reach their full potential, provide them equal opportunities for education and professional advancement, as well as encourage them to contribute to global scientific and diplomatic efforts.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • To provide support to projects and activities of various associations, both Philippine-specific and others, that aim to promote gender equality through the provision of scholarships for STEM education, psychosocial services, support for victims of human trafficking and gender-based violence, inter alia.

  • To advocate for gender equality in the various multilateral organizations in Vienna, including but not limited to: highlighting the importance of gender equality in national statements, interventions and meetings, as appropriate, as well as drafting of resolutions related to gender equality.