Movses Abelian
Under‑Secretary‑General for General Assembly and Conference Management, United Nations
Movses Abelian

As Under-Secretary-General for General Assembly and Conference Management, I am fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace for all, free of gender-based bias and stereotypes, and where people of all genders are given equal opportunities to take on responsibilities in the framework of their functions. To achieve this, I will continue to support initiatives aimed at increasing managers’ accountability, empowering individuals of all gender identities, mitigating bias and fostering a culture of inclusion.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

Promote a supportive organizational culture where gender empowerment is actively practiced, gender equality and diversity are embraced, and that there is gender parity at decision-making levels in the department.
Continue to promote an enabling work environment and a healthy work-life balance especially for staff members with caregiving responsibilities and extraordinary challenges.