In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
Ensure that the Gender Task Force of the Embassy and Permanent Mission of Afghanistan advances gender equality and women’s empowerment by integrating gender considerations in all activities, projects and initiatives developed and organized by the Mission. One activity under the Mission’s Gender Task Force will be organizing "A day with an Ambassador" to offer guidance and career-related counselling to young women, helping them build a professional network and giving them relevant insight into international politics and diplomacy.
Lead the Representation Impact Group aiming to implement the Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit in Vienna.
Champion the role of women in business and in government with the Australian Embassy’s bilateral countries of accreditation by raising gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in meetings with government officials, meeting with senior women in business and government during every trip outside Austria to a country of accreditation, supporting women in business and government through funding activities and projects in countries of accreditation and refusing to speak at a panel event if there are no women speakers.
Ensure gender awareness and approach in all activities, projects and initiatives developed and organized by the Permanent Mission of Spain.
To provide support to projects and activities of various associations, both Philippine-specific and others, that aim to promote gender equality through the provision of scholarships for STEM education, psychosocial services, support for victims of human trafficking and gender-based violence, inter alia.
As chair of the system-wide working group on the Future of Work, I commit that gender equality is considered a priority in the working groups and streams.
To hold an annual event at the Embassy of Ireland in Paris specifically focused around the topic of gender and women’s equality
To organize at least three gender equality-related events, such as thematic conferences and networking gatherings, at the residency and embassy of the Netherlands, as well as together with other Permanent Missions, civil society and Vienna-based organizations.
Further contribute to the strategic development and impact of the International Gender Champion Initiative in my capacity as Co-Chair of the IGC Trade Impact Group. As a Gender Champion, I commit to encourage and only participate in gender-balanced panels; continue to raise the visibility of the need for greater participation of women in trade at the national, regional and multilateral level; and under the framework of the ITC SheTrades Initiative, build the evidence base and country capacity for more gender inclusive trade.