Champion
Valentin Zellweger
Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in Geneva
Valentin Zellweger

I am convinced that Geneva offers great opportunities to strengthen gender equality worldwide. As representative of the host state, I am committed to encourage organisations and entities present in Geneva to advance towards this common objective.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • b) As host state representative in Geneva, make sure that gender aspects are taken into account in the activities we organize, promote and finance.

  • a) Propagate an organizational culture that promotes work – life balance through 1) allowing for flexible work arrangements such as part-time, work from home and job-sharing 2) avoiding setting-up meetings outside of regular working hours and informing early on meetings for planning-purposes.