Leadership Network

International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together female & male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations

Movses Abelian

Under‑Secretary‑General for General Assembly and Conference Management, United Nations

Pascale Baeriswyl

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York

Sima Bahous

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations in New York

Geraldine Byrne Nason

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations in New York

Markova Concepción

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Panama to the United Nations

Laetitia Courtois

Permanent Observer, International Committee of the Red Cross to the United Nations

Miguel de Serpa Soares

Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, United Nations

Rosemary DiCarlo

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, United Nations

Anna-Karin Eneström

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in New York

Grete Faremo

Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UNOPS

Guillermo Fernández de Soto Valderrama

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations in New York

John Frank

Vice President, UN Affairs, Microsoft

Burhan Gafoor

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations in New York

Martin Bille Hermann

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in New York

Dr. Christoph Heusgen

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York

Sven Jürgenson

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Estonia to the United Nations in New York

Mona Juul

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in New York

Besiana Kadare

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Albania to the United Nations in New York

Natalia Kanem

Executive Director, UNFPA

Atul Khare

Under Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Operational Support

Philippe Kridelka

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Belgium to the United Nations in New York

Darja Bavdaž Kuret

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the United Nations in New York

Jean-Pierre Lacroix

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Peace Operations

Zhenmin Liu

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Michael W. Lodge

Permanent Observer, Secretary-General, International Seabed Authority
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Anne-Sophie Lois

Anne-Sophie Lois

UN Representative Geneva & New York, Plan International

Alexander Marschik

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in New York

Ana Maria Menéndez

Secretary-General’s Senior Advisor on Policy, United Nations

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Michal Mlynár

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations in New York

Amina Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

Izumi Nakamitsu

Under Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

Lana Nusseibeh

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York

Sanda Ojiambo

CEO and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact

Audra Plepytė

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations in New York

Catherine Pollard

Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy, Compliance, United Nations

Adela Raz

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations in New York

Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations

Abdulla Shahid

President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, United Nations General Assembly

Kathleen Sherwin

Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Women Deliver

Olof Skoog

Ambassador, Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York

María del Carmen Squeff

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations in New York

Achim Steiner

Administrator, UNDP

Peter Thomson

Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations

Paddy Torsney

Permanent Observer, Inter‑Parliamentary Union in New York

Fernando Travesí

Executive Director, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

Jörundur Valtýsson

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations in New York