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News

Gender Equality and International Justice – Turning Theory into Practice

Den Haag Champions shared experiences and lessons learned on turning broader gender priorities into concrete practice, both within government and international justice institutions.

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

An opinion piece by IGC Champion Melinda Reed, Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ)

COVID-19: Quarantine Measures and Their Impact on Domestic Violence

In a webinar hosted by the Co-chairs of the IGC Justice Impact Group in The Hague, Ambassador Annika Markovic and Ambassador Lisa Helfand, experts took a closer look at one particular challenge of the ongoing pandemic: domestic violence.

The Growing Power of Women in Business – The Italian Experience

Italian Ambassador to the Netherlands and International Gender Champion, H.E. Andrea Perugini shares his experience of creating a network of women entrepreneurs and developing practical guidelines to promote gender equality.

Events

UNCTAD Call for Applications: Online course on Trade and Gender

UNCTAD Call for Applications: Online course on Trade and Gender

The course targets policymakers, academics from universities and research centres, and representatives of civil society in developing and least developed countries involved in policy formulation and implementation, research, teaching, advocacy or field work in the area of trade and gender.
May 31, 2021 @ 09:00
Making zero tolerance a reality: preventing and eliminating sexual harassment online

Making zero tolerance a reality: preventing and eliminating sexual harassment online

Jointly organized by the CEB Task Force on Addressing Sexual Harassment, the UN Secretariat and UN Women
June 17, 2021 @ 14:30
From commitment to reality: Building forward a world of work free from violence and harassment

From commitment to reality: Building forward a world of work free from violence and harassment

Launching event of the ‘ILO Action Week on Convention No. 190’. This high-level dialogue will mark the momentous entering into force of Convention No.190 and elicit a call for a renewed commitment and ambitious actions to accelerating progress to prevent, address and end violence and harassment in the world of work for all.
June 21, 2021 @ 11:00

Den Haag Champions

Lisa Helfand

Ambassador, Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Switzerland to The Netherlands

Fatou Bensouda

Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

Fernando Arias

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

Christophe Bernasconi

Secretary-General, Hague Conference on Private International Law