In a letter to all UN staff, Secretary-General António Guterres launched his new strategy on gender parity on 13 September 2017, as a start to a system-wide campaign to advance this priority at the United Nations.
Let's take stock of what the International Gender Champions network has accomplished in the first half of 2017.
Blog by Champion Christian Dussey - Supporting mid-career female leaders to develop strategies for career success
Ambassador Christian Dussey, Director of the GCSP, tells us about the GCSP's 'Enhancing Leadership for Women' Course.
International Forum on Women and Trade - ITC Executive Director Arancha González wants to reshape trade policies to close the gender trade gap
ITC Executive Director Arancha González opening remarks at the International Forum on Women and Trade - Brussels, Belgium, 20 June 2017
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.
On 1 June 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Jan Beagle of New Zealand as the new Under-Secretary-General for Management.
to discuss how behavioural, institutional and cultural change can accelerate progress for gender equality.
We are profoundly saddened - he was admired globally for his forceful advocacy for the world's women and girls.
The UN's top climate change official, joins International Gender Champions and starts a Bonn-Berlin Chapter.
At the New York launch, the Secretary-General commits the United Nations to gender goals
as he becomes an international Gender Champion. Photo Gallery from the New York launch
Gender Trailblazer President Michelle Bachelet of Chile named Honorary International Gender Champion.
Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, designated Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile, as an Honorary Gender Champion for her tireless efforts in promoting full equality, inclusion and participation of women.