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 organise an event once a year to foster awareness and promotion of gender parity within the UN Community.
For side events held at UNFCCC conferences, selection criteria will continue to include the applicant's track record of gender balance on previous side event panels. All applicants will be made aware of the Panel Parity Pledge.
Advocate a holistic approach on gender issue throughout our work by raising gender issues in cross-sectoral meetings and ensuring all colleagues promote gender equality and women's empowerment.
Reach out to and engage male colleagues in achieving gender parity. Organise events and meetings promoting gender equality and women's empowerment, and use social media to raise awareness among the broader public on these issues.
Strive towards gender parity in the selection of co-chairs, moderators and cofacilitators of various General Assembly high-level meetings and processes.
To host at least one annual event at CERN dealing with an important issue for women’s empowerment in science, engineering and technology.
Ensure, as the Secretary of the Employers' Group of the ILO, equal gender distribution of Spokespersons' roles in the various ILO debates and stimulate the discussion that country delegations at the ILO should consist of minimum 30% women. In 2018 I commit not to participate in any panels that do not have at least one other female panel member.
Raise awareness of member employers' organisations and partner companies on the importance of gender parity through guidance materials and events and facilitate mutual sharing of experiences.
Ensure gender perspectives in all our UN engagements, especially at the Human Rights Council.
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.