Petteri Taalas
Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization
Petteri Taalas

Gender equality and the empowerment of women are among my objectives as WMO Secretary-General.  The International Geneva Champions Initiative has my full support for moving the agenda forward.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

Personal Commitments

Continue the promotion of the gender aspect, especially female representation, at the level of the WMO Secretariat, WMO governance, and the wider WMO community.
Enhance capacity for female expertise through training for female leaders in the WMO community.