'Respond, don't react': Champions discuss gender-responsive programming in times of crisis on the occasion of IGC's new webinar series on COVID-19

On 22 April 2020, the IGC network held its first session of a new webinar series entitled "COVID-19 & Gender Equality: Living up to the Challenge".

IGC co-founders call on Alumni to build a stronger community of Champions for change around the world

An open letter by Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto, former Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations in Geneva, and Michael Møller, former Director-General of UN Geneva, both IGC co-founders.

COVID-19: Quelles conséquences en matière d'égalité des sexes ?

Un article d'opinion du Président du Conseil IGC, Martin Chungong, et le Secrétariat IGC, avec la participation du Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (OMS).

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.