Embassy of Ireland Hosts Discussion on Promoting Gender at the ICC

Representatives of the International Criminal Court and victim’s organisations reaffirmed the need to balance the Rome Statute definition of gender with the respond to the needs of victims and ensuring their voices are heard

International Gender Champions at the Paris Peace Forum!

IGC is selected to be 1 of 10 global governance projects at first Paris Peace Forum

Women shine in academia: two female researchers win prestigious Franco-Dutch award

For the first time, the Descartes-Huygens prize was awarded to two women for their outstanding research and their contribution to Franco-Dutch cooperation

IGC selected to be one of 100 projects at the first Paris Peace Forum Nov 11-13

To celebrate the new global governance of the 21st century, IGC is travelling to Paris to discuss, debate and implement IGC's vision on the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice.

IGC-Disarmament Impact Group holds large First Committee side event in New York

'Securing our Common Future: Promoting Gender-Responsive Disarmament and Security' led by Ireland, Namibia and UNIDIR.

'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.

IGC-Den Haag Hub webpage

More than 40 leaders have joined the new IGC-Den Haag Hub. Discover their profiles ahead of the official launch planned for early 2019

Botswana endorses Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade

On Friday 23 October, Her Excellency Ms. Bogolo Kenewendo, Minister of Trade of Botswana signed the Declaration in the presence of His Excellency, President Masisi of Botswana and Ms. Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre.

IGC’s Gender-Responsive Assemblies Toolkit - An agenda for concrete action - launched at UNGA

The IGC Representation Impact Group launched its Gender Responsive Assemblies Toolkit at a side event at the UN General Assembly on Friday 28 September.

73rd President of the UN General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, becomes an International Gender Champion

María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, first Latin American woman to become President of the UN General Assembly, dedicates the session to all the women and girls of the world.

IGC congratulates Champion Michelle Bachelet on her appointment as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights!

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following approval by the General Assembly, appointed Michelle Bachelet of Chile as new High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Gender Champions initiative celebrates 3-year anniversary

The International Gender Champions initiative was created in Geneva 3 years ago in July 2015. Hear what some of our Champions think about how we are going to achieve gender equality and SDG5 !