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.

After four years of active leadership of the IGC, its co-founder Michael Møller becomes an Alumnus

IGC co-founder Michael Møller will complete his mandate as Director-General of UN Geneva at the end of June, thus becoming an IGC Alumnus.

The Growing Power of Women in Business – The Italian Experience

Italian Ambassador to the Netherlands and International Gender Champion, H.E. Andrea Perugini shares his experience of creating a network of women entrepreneurs and developing practical guidelines to promote gender equality.

Livre Bleu ONU : Les titres diplomatiques en français seront féminisés

Selon la vielle tradition diplomatique, l’Ambassadeur était celui qui représente son Pays, l’Ambassadrice son épouse. Les femmes qui de plus en plus assument ce rôle devaient se faire appeler Madame l’Ambassadeur.

Why Are We Excluding Women from Matters of War and Peace?

International Gender Champions co-founder Ambassador Pamela Hamamoto, and IGC Alumni Ambassador Laura Holgate are featured in a New York Times Op-Ed on how hard it is for women to be hired, promoted or taken seriously in national security establishments.

Over 50 standards bodies sign a landmark Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards

Because they impact the way we live, work, travel, or consume, standards play a crucial role in shaping society. The fact that women have remained largely under-represented in standardization processes has meant that the standards adopted are sometimes simply unfit - or even dangerous - for half of the world’s population.

Diversity and Inclusion: applying ancient wisdom to shift mindsets for more sustainable outcomes

An op-ed by Fleur Heyworth from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP).

Commitment fulfilled! International Women's Day with Kate Gilmore

H.E. Matthew Neuhaus, International Gender Champion and Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands, tells us about the successful fulfillment of his commitment and draws a positive conclusion.

2017 Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment should take credit for shift in attitudes

WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo's remarks at the opening session of the workshop co-organized by International Gender Champions’ IGC Trade Impact Group co-chairs.