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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”.

IGC Nairobi Hub Podcasts: Siddharth Chatterjee & Ambassador Alison Chartres

The latest #INTGenderChampions podcasts with UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya, Siddharth Chatterjee and Australian Ambassador Alison Chartres.
IGC: A Look Back on 2020 and the Gender Champions Challenge

IGC: A Look Back on 2020 and the Gender Champions Challenge

While 2020 has not been a typical year in almost any sense of the word, the IGC network is leaving it and entering 2021 with more wisdom, perspective, resilience and lessons learned. We encourage our community to translate our insights now into more ambitious and targeted, S.M.A.R.T. commitments and even more powerful initiatives for the coming year.

54 million women and youth face staggering humanitarian challenges

“The rights and needs of women and adolescent girls in emergencies are often overlooked, and COVID-19 has made matters worse, with rising intimate partner violence, sexual violence and child marriage”, said Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).

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

Mohammed Abdiker

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

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UN Environment Programme