News

Commitments 2019

Commitment Inspiration from Gender-Responsive Assemblies & a new Gender Pledge (two new commitments due 31 January)

IGC-Disarmament Impact Group is nominated as Arms Control Person(s) of the Year!

For its work creating the IGC-Disarmament Impact Group (DIG) & expanding knowledge about the importance of gender issues & practical actions for bringing gendered perspectives into disarmament discussions.
Voting is open until 7 January. Everyone is free to vote.

Cross-cutting "Women and IP" decision adopted at WIPO

An innovative decision led by the delegation of Mexico on "Women and IP" was adopted at WIPO for the first time by the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property.

IGC #ParisPeaceForum 11-13 November

International Gender Champions selected out of 990 projects to present and becomes one of ten to be chosen for the Paris Peace Forum to champion and follow for 2019.

Events

International Gender Champions Annual Working Lunch & Launch of the 2018 IGC Annual Report

International Gender Champions Annual Working Lunch & Launch of the 2018 IGC Annual Report

This event will kick off International Women's Week. For Champions only.
March 04, 2019 @ 12:00
Celebration of International Women's Week & Launch of the 2018 IGC Annual Report

Celebration of International Women's Week & Launch of the 2018 IGC Annual Report

Focal Points edition to celebrate International Women's Week and launch of the IGC 2018 Annual Report
March 04, 2019 @ 17:00
Women Businesses in Developing Countries

Women Businesses in Developing Countries

Lunch briefing with Lore Vandewalle at the Graduate Institute in Geneva
March 05, 2019 @ 12:30

Geneva Champions

Global Advisory Board

Michael Møller

Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

Founder/ Executive Director, Women@TheTable
Global Advisory Board

Rosemary McCarney

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization

Michelle Bachelet

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