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The International Gender Champions expand to Paris!

After Geneva, New York, Vienna, Nairobi and The Hague, the International Gender Champions network is excited to announce the launch of a new hub in Paris. Disponible en français également.

Paris Peace Forum: IGC presents its achievements a year after its selection as an innovative project

At the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum in 2018, the International Gender Champions (IGC) initiative was selected as one of the ten winning projects for innovative governance, out of over a thousand applications.

How can we make equal pay for women and men a reality?

On average, women in the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region earn only 81.8 cents for every euro men make. At the current rate, over 100 years will be needed to close the gap.

What you were never told about the UN Charter: Latin American women fought hard for references to gender equality

Learn how Latin American women have contributed to gender equality in the UN Charter and re-discover History!

Geneva Champions

Global Advisory Board

Monique van Daalen

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization
Global Advisory Board

Guy Ryder

Director-General, International Labour Organization

Michelle Bachelet

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights