COVID-19: What does this mean for gender?

An opinion piece co-signed by Martin Chungong (Chair of the IGC Global Board) and the IGC Secretariat, with the participation of Dr. Tedros Adhanom of the WHO.

The IGC Representation Impact Group expands to Vienna

On the occasion of a Champions meeting on the eve of International Women's Day, IGC-Vienna launched an extension of the IGC Representation Impact Group.

Annual Champions Meeting in Geneva: ‘Leading Change from Within’

At the launch of the 2019 IGC Annual Report on 2 March 2020, Geneva Champions were given the opportunity to reflect on scientific research and leadership best practices to advance gender equal workplaces.

On Women’s Week, Martin Chungong and Ambassador Christian Dussey formalise their collaboration in the context of the International Gender Champions

On 3 March 2020, the Chair of the IGC Global Board – Martin Chungong – and Ambassador Christian Dussey of the GCSP signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise their collaboration in the context of the IGC.

The 2019 IGC Annual Report is out!

Find out about what the network achieved and how it further expanded in 2019.

UN Secretary-General gives a powerful speech on "Women and Power" at the New School

On 27 February 2020, he gave a major speech on gender inequalities, patriarchy and masculinity. Click to read the full remarks.

Martin Chungong succeeds Arancha González as Chair of the IGC Global Board

On 3 February 2020, the IGC Global Board unanimously appointed Mr. Martin Chungong, Secretary-General of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), as its new Chair.

10 Ways to Improve Gender Equality at the UN

An op-ed signed by International Gender Champions Martin Chungong (IPU) and Caitlin Kraft-Buchman (Women@TheTable).

A successful Paris Peace Forum!

A year after their selection as a winning project for innovative global governance, the International Gender Champions were back at the second edition of the Paris Peace Forum from 11 to 13 November 2019.

The International Gender Champions expand to Paris!

After Geneva, New York, Vienna, Nairobi and The Hague, the International Gender Champions network is excited to announce the launch of a new hub in Paris. Disponible en français également.

Paris Peace Forum: IGC presents its achievements a year after its selection as an innovative project

At the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum in 2018, the International Gender Champions (IGC) initiative was selected as one of the ten winning projects for innovative governance, out of over a thousand applications.

IGC Justice Impact Group: Launch of the Civil Society Declaration on Sexual Violence

Launched in The Hague in June 2019, the IGC Justice Impact Group’s first project on advancing understanding of all forms of sexual violence is making steady progress.