Richard Lennane
Executive Director, Geneva Disarmament Platform
Richard Lennane

Integrating gender perspectives benefits all aspects of disarmament work, from clearing landmines, to controlling the arms trade, to monitoring AI, biotech, and cyberweapons, to negotiating treaties. The GDP is committed to demonstrating in practical ways just how much including gender perspectives can make a difference.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Track the gender participation in all events/projects organized (attendees and panelists) and publicly report on the results.

  • Engage relevant stakeholders (such as meeting organizers, chairs, speakers, diplomats and officials) to discuss specific measures and tools to better integrate gender perspectives into their disarmament work and to challenge the patriarchal narrative often prevalent in arms control, disarmament, non-proliferation and international security fields.