News

International Gender Champions at the Paris Peace Forum!

IGC is selected to be 1 of 10 global governance projects at first Paris Peace Forum

Botswana endorses Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade

On Friday 23 October, Her Excellency Ms. Bogolo Kenewendo, Minister of Trade of Botswana signed the Declaration in the presence of His Excellency, President Masisi of Botswana and Ms. Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre.

IGC’s Gender-Responsive Assemblies Toolkit - An agenda for concrete action - launched at UNGA

The IGC Representation Impact Group launched its Gender Responsive Assemblies Toolkit at a side event at the UN General Assembly on Friday 28 September.

73rd President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, becomes an International Gender Champion

María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, first Latin American woman to become President of the UN General Assembly, dedicates the session to all the women and girls of the world.

Events

La rue est à #noustoutes - Interventions artistiques urbaines et table ronde

La rue est à #noustoutes - Interventions artistiques urbaines et table ronde

Du 14 au 25 novembre, la Ville de Genève et le festival Les Créatives s’engagent pour restituer l’espace public aux femmes. Comme son nom l’indique, l’espace public est censé appartenir à toutes et à tous. Pourtant, de jour comme de nuit, l’usage du domaine public est très inégal entre les femmes et les hommes.
November 14, 2018 @ 18:30
Women on the Move: Migration, care work and health

Women on the Move: Migration, care work and health

A global paradox is emerging in which care workers - who are largely migrant women, often working in informal home settings - make a considerable contribution to public health in many countries but are themselves exposed to health risks, face barriers to accessing care, and enjoy few labour and social protections.
November 21, 2018 @ 18:30
Conférence – ateliers - apéritif

Conférence – ateliers - apéritif

Dans le cadre de la journée internationale pour l’élimination de la violence à l’égard des femmes, le bureau de la promotion de l’égalité entre femmes et hommes et de prévention des violences domestiques (BPEV) organise chaque année un événement public.
November 22, 2018 @ 18:00

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