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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.

The IGC Paris Hub’s Inaugural Champion-Level Event

On Tuesday 16 February 2021, the Paris Hub of the International Gender Champions network proudly held its inaugural Champion-Level Event.

IACA Alumni Magazine: The Link between Gender and Corruption. Why equality matters in dealing with corruption

“…our point of departure is not that women are inherently ‘fair’ but that gender differences are rooted in culture and social structures. Thus, the gender factor should not be seen as a monolithic phenomenon, but rather as a hub for complex relationships.” (Stensöta/Wängnerud, 2018)

Bolder, Stronger, Deeper Commitments: An Interview with Anne-Sophie Lois of Plan International

Anne-Sophie Lois, UN Representative in Geneva and New York for Plan International and member of the Global Board of IGC, recently conducted a workshop for the network on integrating an intersectional approach our IGC Commitments. In this interview, she shares her thoughts on the topic.

Events

The European Broadcasting Union & IWD 2021

The European Broadcasting Union & IWD 2021

Join the European Broadcasting Union for a range of events and activities to reflect on the progress we have made in shaping a better gender-balanced world and the challenges we still must face.
March 08, 2021 @ 09:00
Women’s Leadership in Peace Building and Conflict Prevention

Women’s Leadership in Peace Building and Conflict Prevention

International Women’s Day provides a good occasion to examine how women’s leadership strengthens peace building and conflict prevention, to exchange good practice and explore new and innovative ways how the OSCE can promote women’s leadership.
March 08, 2021 @ 10:00
IGC #WomensDay Gathering

IGC #WomensDay Gathering

Join us on Monday 8 March, from 14:30 to 15:00 for IGC #WomensDay Gathering - A short virtual event to celebrate International Women’s Day and the launch of the IGC Annual Report 2020.
March 08, 2021 @ 14:30

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