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.

Fernando Arias

Director-General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Carmel Agius

President, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Evelyn A. Ankumah

Executive Director, Africa Legal Aid (AFLA)

Sabra Bano

Director , Gender Concerns International

Irakli Beridze

Head, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research (UNICRI) Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, The Hague

Christophe Bernasconi

Secretary-General, Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)

Kathryne Bomberger

Director-General, International Commission for Missing Persons

Serge Brammertz

Prosecutor, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Catherine de Bolle

Executive Director, Europol

Fidelma Donlon

Registrar, Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Norman Farrell

Prosecutor, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

Naor Gilon

Ambassador, Embassy of Israel to the Netherlands

Riaz Hamidullah

Ambassador, Embassy of Bangladesh in the Netherlands

Astrid Harz

Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the OPCW, Austrian Embassy The Hague
Steering Committee
Lisa Helfand

Lisa Helfand

Ambassador, Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Hidehisa Horinouchi

Ambassador, Embassy of Japan to The Netherlands

Ivana Hrdlickova

President, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

Edwin Huizing

Executive Director, Hivos

Wayne Jordash

Managing Partner, Global Rights Compliance

Päivi Kaukoranta

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Embassy of Finland to The Netherlands

Kevin Kelly

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Ireland to The Netherlands

Frances Lanitou

Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus

Dorothée Le Fraper du Hellen

Head of Defence Office , Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Peter Lewis

Registrar, International Criminal Court

Matthew Neuhaus

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Australia to The Netherlands

Janne Nijman

Academic Director, T.M.C. Asser Instituut

Marie O'Leary

President, Association of Defence Counsel practising before the International Courts and Tribunals (ADC-ICT)

Melinda Reed

Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice

Joanna Roper

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of the United Kingdom to The Netherlands

Adia Sakiqi

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Albania to The Netherlands

Jack Smith

Specialist Prosecutor, Kosovo Specialist Prosecutor's Office

Bård Ivar Svendsen

Ambassador, Royal Norwegian Embassy The Hague

Abubacarr M. Tambadou

Registrar, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT)

Luis Vassy

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of France to the Netherlands

Alexander von Rosenbach

Interim Director, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism

Lyndal Walker

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of New Zealand to The Netherlands
Steering Committee
Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn

Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Switzerland to The Netherlands

Elizabeth Ward Neiman

Ambassador, Embassy of Panama to the Kingdom of the Netherlands