In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
To systematically raise the issue of gender and the IGC Network in meetings with counterparts.
To review hiring practices in the Permanent Mission to identify whether there are areas for improvement with respect to gender, and if so, implement changes.
Gender-balanced recruitment in the paid traineeships, mentoring and reverse mentoring programmes including 4 paid traineeships in the OSCE section twice a year.
With a scope of advocacy for women in security and cooperation fields, increase the participation and influence of women in public events, including a target of achieving 50% representation of women in public events during 2022.
Implement a gender perspective into all internal policies, strategies and actions of the Delegation of the European Union to Vienna that will reinforce the capacity of the Delegation to integrate gender in advocacy and programmatic work and actively promote gender-responsive budgets in all Vienna-based agencies during 2021-2022 in order to increase women's visibility and empowerment in the UN system.
Gender and geographical balance are integrated into the overall new communication strategy, which aims to be gender-neutral and inclusive through the choice of visual images and concepts. This will be backed up via communication activities, public outreach including social media presence, as well as public and cultural diplomacy.
Champion gender equality and the empowerment of women in my statements made to the IAEA and various UN organisations.
Rapulane Sydney Molekane