Joint Declaration on Women and Trade: A Milestone towards the Economic Empowerment of Women

Over the next two years to support the implementation of the Declaration, a series of six seminars will be held.

International Women's Week is coming up soon!

International Women's Week will take place from 5 to 9 March 2018: share your events with us!

IGC Trade Impact Group presents Declaration to IPU Parliamentary Conference at WTO Ministerial in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade will provide key guidance for parliaments to deliver on the financial inclusion of women

Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade announced at WTO Ministerial Conference

More than 110 WTO members meeting in Argentina voluntarily commit themselves to work towards greater inclusion of women in trade following an initiative of the IGC Trade Impact Group.

Blog by Champion Nikhil Seth

Gender equality at UNITAR

Blog by Champion Michael Møller - Leveraging SDG 16 to improve implementation of SDG 5

Remarks by Mr. Michael Møller at XIV UNOG-DCAF Seminar: “Leveraging SDG 16 to improve implementation of SDG 5” on 24 November 2017.

Launch of the new International Gender Champions-Nairobi hub on 7 March 2018!

An IGC-Nairobi hub was created during the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi on 5 December 2017

'How To': A Checklist for International Gender Champions

The IGC Change Management Impact Group co-chaired by UNAIDS, and the UK Mission to Geneva launched a dynamic and practical checklist for International Gender Champions at the IGC-Geneva Annual Meeting.

UN peacekeeper from South Africa awarded United Nations’ Military Gender Advocate of the Year

New York/Vancouver, 15 November 2017 – A UN peacekeeper from South Africa was today awarded the United Nations’ Military Gender Advocate of the Year in Vancouver, Canada.

Making Women Count in Peace Negotiations: An honest discussion and powerful insider’s perspective testimonials

How can we prevent the exclusion of women in mediation processes? On 9 November, the Swedish Mission co-hosted the event “Making Women Count in Peace Negotiations: An Insider’s Perspective from Colombia, Syria, and the Philippines” together with Inclusive Peace & Transition Initiative (länka) and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland as part of Geneva Peace Week (länka).

Women’s Leadership is Driving Climate Action

Speech by Patricia Espinosa, UN's top climate change official, on the margins of ministerial meeting in Fiji, designed to prepare the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn in November (COP23)

The Man Box: What Toxic Masculinities Mean and What Can be Done

What is it to be masculine? Toughness? Self-sufficiency? Sexual prowess? Aggression? Watch the video of our event!