News

Enabling Environment Week by Vienna-based UN Organizations and the International Gender Champions Network

From the 19th to the 23rd of October 2020, the Vienna-based UN Organizations together with the International Gender Champions Network organised the first Enabling Environment Week. Over 30 panelists representing Permanent Missions, International Organizations, academia and civil society were joined by an audience of over 400 participants from all over the world.

International Gender Champions & UN Women Joint Panel Discussion on Moving the Needle: Family-Friendly Policies in the United Nations System

The IGC and UN Women hosted a joint panel discussion around family-friendly policies at the UN such as equal parental leave and launched the #ChampionsForParentalLeave campaign!

Strategic Intelligence to Support Navigating Accelerated Complexity

The World Economic Forum's Strategic Intelligence platform uses experts from the Forum’s network of universities, think-tanks, international organizations and other research institutions around the world to highlight the context and implications of the key drivers of transformation for key issues such as Gender Parity.

Human Rights Council adopts six resolutions

Texts Deal with the Human Rights of Women and Girls, the Rights of Children, the Contribution of the Human Rights Council to the Prevention of Human Rights Violations, Technical Assistance, and the Philippines

Events

Third OSCE Gender Equality Review Conference

Third OSCE Gender Equality Review Conference

The Third OSCE Gender Equality Review Conference aims to provide a platform where representatives of OSCE participating States, Partners for Co-operation, executive structures, civil society, academia and the private sector, can assess progress achieved in the implementation of the 2004 OSCE Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality. It should also enable discussions targeting the identification of good practices, challenges, gaps, emerging issues as well as short- and medium-term areas for specific engagement.
October 26, 2020 @ 00:00
Le genre au temps des pandémies

Le genre au temps des pandémies

Une formation virtuelle organisée par l'Institut des Hautes Etudes Internationales.
November 04, 2020 @ 10:00
IGC Workshop: Peer-Peer support, Mentoring and Gender Equality

IGC Workshop: Peer-Peer support, Mentoring and Gender Equality

As part of the Gender Champions Challenge - Open to the IGC network only
November 10, 2020 @ 15:00

Nairobi Champions

Global Board

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director, UN‐Habitat

Mohammed Abdiker

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

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UN Environment Programme

Zainab Hawa Bangura

Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi

Elin Bergithe Rognlie

Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in Nairobi, Ambassador to Kenya, Somalia and the Seychelles