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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.

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.

'A Woman's War': platform created to give visibility to women affected by conflict

Supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross ICRC as one of their IGC commitments, a National Geographic feature takes a closer look at how women deal with the disruption that conflict brings to family and work life.

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.

Nairobi Champions

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director, UN‐Habitat

Sara Hradecky

Ambassador of Canada to United Nations Environment (UNEP) and UN-Habitat, High Commission of Canada in Nairobi