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.
For the first time in history, four women lead disarmament affairs at the UN
With the appointment of Tatiana Valovaya as Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament, disarmament affairs at the UN are for the first time in history led by four women.
World Humanitarian Day: Women Humanitarians Demand Equity now
A blog by International Gender Champion Tanya Wood and CHS Alliance.
KSC Registrar fulfils IGC commitment
Dr Fidelma Donlon, Registrar of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC), established a gender coordination committee within the KSC. This is a forum for people to have open dialogue, share their experiences and also aims to dispel misconceptions about gender in the workplace.
IGC celebrates its four-year anniversary!
On the occasion of IGC's four-year anniversary, Champions were asked what the most urgent next step is to advance gender equality.
Arancha González succeeds Michael Møller as Chair of the IGC Global Board
On 1 July 2019, Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, became Chair of the IGC Global Board.