How to break down gender barriers: Champions give some tips

On the occasion of International Women's Week, 7 Champions answered the question "How to break down gender barriers?".

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.


VR-screening of “Courage to Question”

VR-screening of “Courage to Question”

A screening organized by UN Women.
June 24, 2019 @ 08:00
Hear us, See us

Hear us, See us

An exhibition organized by the United Nations Office at Geneva and the Permanent Mission of Canada.
June 25, 2019 @ 12:00
Workshop on Women in Digital Trade

Workshop on Women in Digital Trade

A workshop organized by the WTO in the context of the Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women's Economic Empowerment.
July 01, 2019 @ 10:00

Geneva Champions

Global Advisory Board

Michael Møller

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

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable

Rosemary McCarney

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

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