News

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.

IGC-Disarmament Impact Group holds large First Committee side event in New York

'Securing our Common Future: Promoting Gender-Responsive Disarmament and Security' led by Ireland, Namibia and UNIDIR.

'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.

New York Champions

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations

María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés

President, United Nations General Assembly
Global Advisory Board

Jan Beagle

Under-Secretary-General for Management, United Nations

Jürg Lauber

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York

Sima Bahous

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations in New York