Key side events advancing gender equality and women's empowerment at the United Nations General Assembly.
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.
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 !
Minister Bill Morneau of Canada wishes to form an International Gender Champions-Finance Hub with other Ministers and high-level officials.
Listen to his strong statement at the opening of the 38th session of the Human Rights Council on Monday 18 June 2018.
Listen to the five members of the UN Working Group and read their latest report presented at the Human Rights Council 38th sessions
Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garcés of Ecuador becomes 1st woman from Latin America and Caribbean to lead the UN 193-Member organ
The IGC Representation Impact Group is calling on IGC partners to share innovative good practices to ensure that all assemblies and governing bodies meetings are gender-responsive
EQUALS in Tech Awards now accepting nominations for innovative initiatives to bridge the digital gender divide
Letter by International Gender Champion Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly calling for gender parity at UNGA elections next week
I say no to sexism. What about you?