In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
In our dialogue with, and in governing boards of, international organizations in New York, encourage organizations to: 1) Attain gender balance at management levels (P5 or equivalent and above) through both short- and long term measures, including the creation of a more conducive work environment, 2) Integrate the gender dimension in programmes, policies, and normative and operational work, and 3) Put in place comprehensive and transparent policies to prevent and address sexual abuse and exploitation.
Continue promoting gender parity in the proposals the Consultative Group submits to the Bureau of the Human Rights Council for the filling of vacancies for experts in the Special Procedures, using the Guidelines for Gender Parity 2015 set out by the Consultative Group.
Provide individualized support for career and professional development to a minimum of five women per year between P3 and P5 levels at WIPO, prioritizing those with supervisory responsibilities.
Launch a global consultation framed and led by young women to better understand the issues and opportunities that are at the heart of their experiences in the world today and the ways they want to organise to be champions of change.
Achieve an average of 50% female participation in the VCDNP biannual training courses on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, and feature female speakers in 8 of the VCDNP’s Monthly Seminar Series.
Support the UN Secretary-General in the development of a more equitable and enabling workplace environment through implementation of the zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment, including through strengthening policies and development of measures and products to better inform and support staff.
Ensure that all selection panels for new positions in the mission include at least one man and one woman as we believe this will help us avoid gender bias in selecting our personnel.
15 events in Geneva with key remarks on gender equality for girls, and on empowerment and well-being for adolescent girls in order to influence analysis, information sharing and decision making in support of girls and women’s rights.