Leadership Network

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

Johannes Oljelund

Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden in the Netherlands

Cholpon Orozobekova

Director, The Bulan Institute for Peace Innovations

Unnur Orradóttir-Ramette

Ambassador and Permanent Representative to OECD, Embassy of Iceland in Paris, Permanent Delegation of Iceland to the OECD and UNESCO

Dato' Nadzirah Osman

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

Rasa Ostrauskaite

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

Etienne Oudot de Dainville

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of France to the World Trade Organization

Petter Ølberg

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the WTO and EFTA in Geneva

Ignacio Packer

Executive Director, Caux Initiatives of Change

Josipa Palac

President, International Cultural Diversity Organization (ICDO)

Melissa Parke

Executive Director, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Pramila Patten

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Office of the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict (OSRSG-SVC)

Rolph Payet

Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

Marc Pecsteen de Buytswerve

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

Andreas Persbo

Director, One Earth Future Austria - Open Nuclear Network

Ib Petersen

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

Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the United Nations in Geneva

Sylvie Pierre-Brossolette

Présidente, Haut Conseil à l'Egalité entre les femmes et les hommes

Anita Pipan

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN in Geneva

Birgit Poniatowski

Executive Director, International AIDS Society

Hilary Power

UN Geneva Director, Human Rights Watch

Andrii Pravednyk

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ukraine, Embassy of Ukraine to Kenya

Marie-Hélène Proulx

President, The International Criminal Court Bar Association (ICCBA)

Gerhard J.W. Putman-Cramer

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Adriana Quiñones

Head of Human Rights and Development, UN Women Liaison Office in Geneva

Bob Rae

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Shefali Razdan Duggal

Ambassador, US Embassy in The Netherlands

Madeleine Rees

Secretary General, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Thomas Renard

Director, International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT)

Garance Reus-Deelder

Director, Plan International

Jean-Pierre Reymond

Executive Director, 2050Today

Brendan Rogers

Ambassador, Embassy of Ireland to the Netherlands

Joanna Roper

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

Alice Ruhweza

Senior Director, Global Policy Influence and Engagement , World Wide Fund for Nature International

Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani

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

Adia Sakiqi

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Albania to The Netherlands

Marie-Laure Salles

Director, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Peter Sands

Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Christian F. Saunders

Under Secretary-General, Office of the Special Coordinator on Improving UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (OSCSEA)

Carlien Scheele

Director, European Institute for Gender Equality

Edit Schlaffer

Founder & Chair, Women without Borders

Helga Maria Schmid

Secretary-General, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Götz Schmidt-Bremme

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the International Organisations in Vienna

Heidi Schroderus-Fox

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

Kirsten Schuijt

Director General, WWF International

Désirée Schweitzer

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

Kaddu K. Sebunya

Chief Executive Officer, African Wildlife Foundation

Evangelos Sekeris

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

Gabriela Sellner

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations (Vienna), IAEA, UNIDO and CTBTO PrepCom