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Commitments 2019

Commitment Inspiration from Gender-Responsive Assemblies & a new Gender Pledge (two new commitments due 31 January)

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.

'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.

Vienna Champions

Andrej Benedejčič

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Slovenia to International Organizations in Vienna

Maria Assunta Accili

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Italy to International Organizations in Vienna

Yukiya Amano

Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency

Alicia Buenrostro Massieu

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Mexico to International Organizations in Vienna

Natasha Cayer

Ambassador & Permanent Representative, Delegation of Canada to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe