News

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.

IACA Alumni Magazine: The Link between Gender and Corruption. Why equality matters in dealing with corruption

“…our point of departure is not that women are inherently ‘fair’ but that gender differences are rooted in culture and social structures. Thus, the gender factor should not be seen as a monolithic phenomenon, but rather as a hub for complex relationships.” (Stensöta/Wängnerud, 2018)

Bolder, Stronger, Deeper Commitments: An Interview with Anne-Sophie Lois of Plan International

Anne-Sophie Lois, UN Representative in Geneva and New York for Plan International and member of the Global Board of IGC, recently conducted a workshop for the network on integrating an intersectional approach our IGC Commitments. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on the topic.

IGC Trade Impact Group Publishes “Delivering on the Buenos Aires declaration: On trade and women's economic empowerment”

On 10 December 2020, the Trade Impact Group launched the publication “Delivering on the Buenos Aires declaration: On trade and women's economic empowerment”.

Events

The European Broadcasting Union & IWD 2021

The European Broadcasting Union & IWD 2021

Join the European Broadcasting Union for a range of events and activities to reflect on the progress we have made in shaping a better gender-balanced world and the challenges we still must face.
March 08, 2021 @ 09:00
Women’s Leadership in Peace Building and Conflict Prevention

Women’s Leadership in Peace Building and Conflict Prevention

International Women’s Day provides a good occasion to examine how women’s leadership strengthens peace building and conflict prevention, to exchange good practice and explore new and innovative ways how the OSCE can promote women’s leadership.
March 08, 2021 @ 10:00
IGC #WomensDay Gathering

IGC #WomensDay Gathering

Join us on Monday 8 March, from 14:30 to 15:00 for IGC #WomensDay Gathering - A short virtual event to celebrate International Women’s Day and the launch of the IGC Annual Report 2020.
March 08, 2021 @ 14:30

Nairobi Champions

Global Board

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director, UN‐Habitat

Barry Kashambo

Regional Director, International Civil Aviation Organization

Javier García de Viedma

Ambassador, Embassy of Spain to Kenya

Andrii Pravednyk

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Ukraine, Embassy of Ukraine to Kenya

Mohammed Abdiker

Regional Director, International Organization for Migration/UN Migration, East and Horn of Africa