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.

Besiana Kadare

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

Natalia Kanem

Executive Director, UNFPA

Barry Kashambo

Regional Director, International Civil Aviation Organization

Päivi Kaukoranta

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Embassy of Finland to The Netherlands

Kirsti Kauppi

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva

Dieudonné Kéré

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Burkina Faso to International Organizations in Vienna

Giancarlo Kessler

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Swiss Delegation to the OECD

Karim A.A. Khan QC

Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

Atul Khare

Under Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Operational Support

Corinne Kitsell

Ambassador and Permanent Representative to IAEA and CTBTO, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in Vienna

Stephan Klement

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the International Organisations in Vienna , Delegation of the European Union to the International Organisations in Vienna

Lotte Knudsen

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the European Union to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

Vesna Batistić Kos

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Croatia to the United Nations in Geneva

Khalid Koser

Executive Director, Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund

Philippe Kridelka

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

Rachael Kupka

Executive Director, Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP)

Jean-Pierre Lacroix

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

Paul Ladd

Director, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

Marco Lambertini

Director General, World Wide Fund for Nature International (WWF) International

Emmanuelle Larroque

Chief Executive Officer, Social Builder

Philippe Lazzarini

Commissioner-General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

Le Thi Tuyet Mai

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations Office, the World Trade Organization and other International Organizations in Geneva

Dorothée Le Fraper du Hellen

Head of Defence Office , Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Taeho LEE

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

Antje Leendertse

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

Niamh Leinwather

Secretary General, Vienna International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber

Analisa Leonor Balares

Chair & Chief Innovation Architect, Womensphere Interactive + Womensphere Foundation

Peter Lewis

Registrar, International Criminal Court

Aiga Liepina

Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Netherlands

Zhenmin Liu

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

Michael W. Lodge

Permanent Observer, Secretary-General, International Seabed Authority

Raymond Loretan

President, Diplomatic Club of Geneva

Artur Lorkowski

Director, Energy Community

Troy Lulashnyk

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the International Organisations in Vienna

Philip Lynch

Director, International Service for Human Rights

Mona M'Bikay

Executive Director, UPR Info

Olivier Maes

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Nations in New York

Simon Manley

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations Office at Geneva

Nazrene Mannie

Executive Director, GAN Global Apprenticeship Network

Catherine Marchi-Uhel

Assistant Secretary-General, Head, International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism – Syria (IIIM)

Annika Markovic

Ambassador to Austria and Slovakia and Permanent Representative , Permanent Mission of Sweden to the UN and the International Organisations in Vienna

Alexander Marschik

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

Maurizio Massari

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

Peter Maurer

President, International Committee of the Red Cross

Janet Mbugua

Executive Director and Founder, Inua Dada Foundation Trust

Natasha Meli Daudey

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Malta in Vienna, Embassy/Permanent Mission of the Republic of Malta in Vienna

Ana Maria Menéndez

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

Philippe Metzger

General Secretary and CEO, International Electrotechnical Commission