Champion
Philip Griffiths
Head of Secretariat, The Wassenaar Arrangement
Philip Griffiths

I welcome the opportunity to make this pledge. I and my Secretariat team are committed to playing our part in encouraging and supporting gender equality across the organization in order to strengthen contributions to international peace and security. I wish the initiative every success among the Vienna multilateral community and its global objectives.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Assist Participating States to support work-family life balance in the annual work programme by recommending that they avoid where possible meetings taking place during evenings, weekends and Secretariat public holidays.

  • Reinforce staff guidance and confidence on gender equality in the Secretariat through specific management actions, to include training on unconscious bias.