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International Gender Champions network launched in Vienna !

On 14 June 2017, heads of international organizations, permanent missions and civil society entities in Vienna met at the Vienna International Centre and pledged to break down gender barriers.

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.

Vienna Champions

Esther Monterrubio Villar

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Spain to UNOV and other International Organizations in Vienna

Renate Held

Regional Director, Regional Office of International Organization for Migration

Leena Al-Hadid

Ambassador, Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Vienna

Alessandro Cortese

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Vienna

Kjersti E. Andersen

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the International Organisations in Vienna