IGC congratulates Champion Jan Beagle on her appointment to Under Secretary-General for Management!

On 1 June 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Jan Beagle of New Zealand as the new Under-Secretary-General for Management.

Partners Come Together for Gender-Responsive Change Management

to discuss how behavioural, institutional and cultural change can accelerate progress for gender equality.

Saddened by the sudden passing of Champion, Babatunde Osotimehin

We are profoundly saddened - he was admired globally for his forceful advocacy for the world's women and girls.

Patricia Espinosa joins us as an International Gender Champion!

The UN's top climate change official, joins International Gender Champions and starts a Bonn-Berlin Chapter.

Video - The Secretary-General makes his commitments

At the New York launch, the Secretary-General commits the United Nations to gender goals

Secretary-General meets the International Gender Champions at the New York chapter launch

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.

UN Secretary-General joins the International Gender Champions!

Addressing the opening session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Secretary-General Guterres encourages other senior leaders to join the International Gender Champions.

Foreign Minister Margot Wallström on "What difference does a feminist policy make?"

At the winter Reception for IGC in Geneva the Swedish Foreign Minister explains why a feminist foreign policy makes a difference.

ILO Violence in the Workplace Treaty What is it? Why could it be a potential game changer?

Violence and Harassment are prevalent in women's working conditions. The ILO outlines conditions and some of the policies put into place to address them.

IPU Women in Parliament  -- time for more ambitious measures

The world average of women in parliament in 2017 is 23.3%, up from 16.8% in 2007. Only 3 houses have 50% or higher: Rwanda, Bolivia (lower houses) and Belgium (upper house).

Starter Kit for Gender Equality

What do snowy roads have to do with gender???