In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.





Provide evidence in the CHS Alliance annual report demonstrating how CHS Alliance members are performing against the indicator on diversity, ability, age and gender included in the Core Humanitarian Standard Self-Assessment Tool. Based on the results of the self-assessment, members draw up an improvement plan to improve their performance, and report back to the Alliance.

To promote the visibility of women in different fora by encouraging female delegates to deliver statements on behalf of the Vietnamese delegation in meetings in Geneva. The measures aim to achieve at least 10% of all statements to be delivered by female delegates.

Women are underrepresented in decision-making spheres. This is the case at the level of the National Assembly, yet about two thirds of respondents believe that women should have the same chance of being elected to political office as men. It is especially in cities that opinions are most favorable to gender equality in access to elected positions.

To promote gender equality, and to empower women and girls, through all phases of GCERF grant making and grant management – from providing guidance, to setting markers, to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) – towards achieving community resilience against violent extremism. A gender responsive M&E framework will enable GCERF to: assess the outcomes and impacts of its preventing violent extremism interventions on women, girls, boys, and men; and incorporate lessons learned and best practices into future project design.

Include a diversity target in my own appraisal and team business plan for 2018-2019.

Continue enhancing the gender balance at our New York Office through the human resources management process.

Open up virtual and in-person safe spaces for young women and women to be supported as they speak up and denounce sexual harassment and amplify their voices through at least 3 media engagements, the World YWCA work with missions in Geneva and the set-up of a support and report mechanism inspired by human-rights based principles and the World YWCA Safe Space model.

Enhance the representation of women in professional/senior positions at the Permanent Mission of Switzerland by 10 percent points in 2018.

Maintain gender balance in recruitment and staffing at all management levels at the Mission of Israel.

Systematically advocate for strong language on gender equality and gender empowerment in resolutions, joint statements and side events that are related to the promotion of gender equality as well as to the advancement of women's rights as well as the elimination of the emerging pattern of sexual abuse and exploitation linked to international organisations and NGOs.