Tovar da Silva Nunes
Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva
Tovar da Silva Nunes

I am pleased to become an International Gender Champion and to contribute to achieving gender equality, both in my workplace and international fora. I am strongly committed to making full use of the IGC's network, with a view to further strengthening dialogue with my counterparts and our common efforts to empower women and girls, bearing in mind the relevant targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

I support the IGC gender-based violence pledge.

Personal Commitments

Promote and support initiatives aiming at enhancing the visibility and representation of women in all their diversity and at all levels, with a particular focus on the health sector and with due attention given to African descent, indigenous and LBT women.
Mainstream the gender perspective throughout all my work and strengthen synergies between women’s rights and the fulfilment of the SDGs as a whole, with a view to building an integrated and cohesive approach to gender equality across the different international fora.