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Gender Responsive Standards Initiative

The first Gender Responsive Standards Initiative is approved & recommended at UNECE's Working Party on "Regulatory Cooperation & Standardisation Policies".
CEN & CENELEC agree to sign to sign the UNECE Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards as soon as it is opened for signature.

Chair of the IGC Global Board Awarded Inaugural SDG5 Male Champion for Change Award

On International Women’s Day, the Chair of the IGC Global Board Mr. Martin Chungong received the Inaugural SDG5 Male Champion for Change Award.

Champions of the IGC Network and CSW

The two-week period of CSW saw hundreds of side and parallel events. To gain some clarity, the International Gender Champions Secretariat analysed the over one hundred official CSW65 side events to illustrate the main topics fellow Champions addressed in panel events.

IPU: Proportion of women MPs inches up but gender parity still far off

Following elections in 2020, the global proportion of women in parliament reached a record 25.5 per cent, representing an increase of 0.6 points compared with 2019, according to the IPU’s latest Women in Parliament report.

Geneva Champions

Global Board

Monique van Daalen

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

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization

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