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





To explore concrete ways to enhance the Mechanism's handling of gender parity and sexual harassment issues

Encouraging and supporting women entrepreneur’s contributions and transform their local communities by providing opportunities available for them such as, (a) by helping expose their products/ services through trade exhibitions available in the Netherlands (b) by increasing their recognition by connecting them through networking and social events;

To increase the ease of reporting, investigating and addressing sexual harassment at the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.

I will encourage inclusive discussions and support measures to promote gender equality in the Embassy and international organizations.

Strive to raise awareness for the importance of gender equality in all relevant public statements and speeches, especially in international organisations such as the OPCW and the ICC.

Advocate for empowerment of women in statements in the following fora: Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, International Criminal Court and National Day speech.

Promote gender equality and diversity within my own organization through appropriate hiring decisions, mentoring, and training, including participation in the ministry-wide women's network and providing mentoring to candidates in promotion processes.

Reach out to and engage at least 3 colleagues from the Indo-Pacific to join the International Gender Champions – The Hague.

To raise awareness about gender mainstreaming within the organization, by December 2018 establish a gender coordination committee to provide an open forum for male and female staff to share information and experiences and to make recommendations to the Registrar.

I will consistently advocate for including a gender-dimension in my daily work and in every speech and presentation I deliver this year.