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Chair of the IGC Global Board Awarded Inaugural SDG5 Male Champion for Change Award

On International Women’s Day, the Chair of the IGC Global Board Mr. Martin Chungong received the Inaugural SDG5 Male Champion for Change Award.

Champions of the IGC Network and CSW

The two-week period of CSW saw hundreds of side and parallel events. To gain some clarity, the International Gender Champions Secretariat analysed the over one hundred official CSW65 side events to illustrate the main topics fellow Champions addressed in panel events.

IPU: Proportion of women MPs inches up but gender parity still far off

Following elections in 2020, the global proportion of women in parliament reached a record 25.5 per cent, representing an increase of 0.6 points compared with 2019, according to the IPU’s latest Women in Parliament report.

Time to Talk - Champion Conversation Series

Whilst our ability to connect and have informal exchanges has been made more challenging by the move to a virtual environment, the IGC presents a unique platform for Champions to connect across our multilateral hubs and share experiences and ideas. This is the Time to Talk – Champion Conversation Series.

Paris Champions

Global Board

Louise Mushikiwabo

Secrétaire générale, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Angel Gurría

Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Patricia O’Brien

Ambassador of Ireland to France, Embassy of Ireland in Paris

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO

Anna Brandt

Ambassador, Sweden to the OECD and UNESCO