In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
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.
Create awareness amongst Parties of the BRS Conventions of the importance of and benefits from ensuring balanced gender representation at all meetings of the bodies of the Conventions.
I commit to extending the panel parity pledge as an organization-wide pledge; ITU will aim for balanced panels and avoid single-sex panels, and when someone else from ITU is invited to speak elsewhere, ITU will request gender representation in panels before accepting.
As Secretary-General of ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference taking place in Dubai this October, I commit to fully and actively encouraging balanced representation of women in delegations and in the key roles of chairs and vice chairs. Progress will be publically tracked and reported.
Sponsor or participate in at least 3 activities during the year to promote women's economic empowerment.
To show that gender parity and gender-related questions are a priority for the United Arab Emirates by organizing at least 2 gender-related events per year.
Organise the first high-level public performance of 'Seven the Play' in Geneva, to raise the importance of women's rights as a security issue across sectors, enable more meaningful engagement and empathetic understanding of the issues by the decision-makers and policy makers, and promote inclusive respectful behaviour in workplaces.
By December 2018, Plan International UN Office in Geneva will have delivered two workshops for diplomats, UN and civil society representatives on how to further advance girls’ rights.