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





Establish gender and disarmament as a programmatic subject on UNIDIR’s research agenda for the period 2018-20.

I commit to spearheading and organizing initiatives in Kenya that showcase the empowerment of Kenyan women, and that support and nurture the rights of girls.

Target women inclusion, in a series of workshops on apprenticeships for our GAN National Networks in Latin America.

Creating a safe working environment and a culture of prevention on sexual harassment and abuse.

Foster gender equality in UNCTAD’s recruitment and promotions – when equally qualified, we recruit the individual of the under-represented gender. - Finalization of UNCTAD implementation plan for the SG Gender Parity Strategy

Increase the percentage of the operational units at WIPO that substantively complete the gender marker coding in the annual workplans from 20% in December 2017 to 40% by the end of 2018.

Ensure that at least 30% of participants in IPU Assemblies are women and that all decision-making structures of the IPU reach 40% by 2020.

With support from the ITC SheTrades Initiative and supporters of the Buenos Aires Declaration on Trade and Women’s Economic Empowerment, share best practices and build the evidence base for more inclusive trade through a series of 6 seminars on: a. Gender-Based Analysis of Trade Policy; b. Enhancing Women Entrepreneurs’ Participation in Public Procurement; c. Connecting Women Entrepreneurs to International Value Chains; d. Promoting Financial Inclusion for Women; e. Women and Trade in Trade Agreements; and f. Women in Digital Trade; as well as create a guide, in the form of a publication for MC12 in December 2019, to help policy-makers, trade and investment institutions, and businesses make trade more gender-responsive (points a, b, and c to be completed in 2018).

Carry out two workshops for IOM staff, both in Geneva and in another regional hub, on unconscious bias and inclusive leadership.

2 partnership initiatives co-organized to advocate for the cause of adolescents girls and children’s rights and to collaboratively translate targeted priorities for adolescent girls’ empowerment and wellbeing into UN Resolutions and joint policies/strategies.