73rd President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, becomes an International Gender Champion
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, first Latin American woman to become President of the UN General Assembly, dedicates the session to all the women and girls of the world.
IGC congratulates Champion Michelle Bachelet on her appointment as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights!
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following approval by the General Assembly, appointed Michelle Bachelet of Chile as new High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The International Gender Champions initiative was created in Geneva 3 years ago in July 2015. Hear what some of our Champions think about how we are going to achieve gender equality and SDG5 !
Letter by International Gender Champion Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly calling for gender parity at UNGA elections next week
IGC Interactive panel discussion & toolkit launch
IGC Disarmament Impact Group First Committee side event in New York on promoting gender-responsive disarmament and security, 15 October 2018.
New York Champions
Secretary-General, United Nations
President, United Nations General Assembly
Global Advisory Board
Under-Secretary-General for Management, United Nations
Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York
Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations in New York