Gender Champions call for a gender-balanced United Nations General Assembly

Highlights of the International Gender Champions during the UN General Assembly

Tell us your stories about Engaging #MaleChampions to Support Women’s Political Participation e-Discussion 2017

An e-discussion and online platform to promote an active and fruitful dialogue on how men can be catalysts for enhancing women’s participation in politics with the goal of drawing out best practices and lessons learned.

The UN Secretary-General presents his Gender Parity Strategy

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.

IGC - The Year So Far (January – July 2017)   

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

International Gender Champions network launched in Vienna !

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.

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