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.

Philippe Metzger

General Secretary and CEO, International Electrotechnical Commission

George Mina

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Australia to the World Trade Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Mami Mizutori

Special Representative of the Secretary-General, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Michal Mlynár

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

Amina Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

Asha Mohammed

Secretary General , Kenya Red Cross Society

Tatiana Molcean

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Moldova to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva

Rapulane Sydney Molekane

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the International Organisations in Vienna , Embassy and Permanent Representation of the Republic of South Africa to Austria

Corinne Momal-Vanian

Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation

Tine Mørch Smith

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva

Sergio Mujica

Secretary General, International Organization for Standardization

Gerd Müller

Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Joseph Mithika Mwenda

Executive Director, Pan African Climate Justice Alliance

Izumi Nakamitsu

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

Georges Nakseu Nguefang

Représentant Permanent, Représentation permanente de l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie auprès des Nations Unies à Genève, à Vienne et des autres organisations internationales en Suisse

Jennifer Naouri

President, The International Criminal Court Bar Association (ICCBA)

Olympia Neocleous

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Geneva

Youssoupha Niang

Regional Ombudsman, United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services

Janne Nijman

Academic Director, T.M.C. Asser Instituut

Mxolisi Nkosi

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations and other international organizations in Switzerland

Clementine Nkweta-Salami

Regional Director for the East, Horn and Great Lakes Regions of Africa, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Lana Nusseibeh

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

Delphine O

Ambassadrice / Secrétaire générale , Forum Génération Egalité

Eoin O’Leary

Ambassador, Mission of Ireland to the International Organisations in Vienna

Marie O'Leary

President, Association of Defence Counsel practising before the International Courts and Tribunals (ADC-ICT)
Steering Committee
Patricia O’Brien

Patricia O’Brien

Ambassador of Ireland to France, Embassy of Ireland in Paris

Sanda Ojiambo

CEO and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact

Johannes Oljelund

Ambassador, Embassy of Sweden in the Netherlands

Unnur Orradóttir-Ramette

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

Rasa Ostrauskaite

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

Indra Mani Pandey

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva

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

Marie-Thérèse Pictet-Althann

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

Anita Pipan

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

Audra Plepytė

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

Birgit Poniatowski

Executive Director, International AIDS Society

Andrii Pravednyk

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

Fionnuala Quinlan

Ambassador, Embassy of Ireland to Kenya, Sudan, Somalia and Eritrea

Adriana Quiñones

Director, UN Women Liaison Office in Geneva

Bob Rae

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

Elena Rafti

Ambassador/Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN and other International Organisations in Vienna

Adela Raz

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

Melinda Reed

Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice

Madeleine Rees

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

Laura Rockwood

Executive Director, Open Nuclear Network

Brendan Rogers

Ambassador, Embassy of Ireland to the Netherlands

Martha Rojas Urrego

Secretary General, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands