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





Strive to enable employees to fully implement their skills by creating a healthy work environment through promotion of good interaction between employees, as well as their partners, both inside and outside of the workplace.

To promote initiatives that facilitate an inclusive environment to ensure effective involvement of both men and women in solving gender rights issues, through organizing discussion groups about these issues, in their respective work environment, as well as ensuring continuity of awareness through events and talks, and making available relevant trainings and material to staff members.

Promouvoir de manière constante et déterminée l’égalité de genre dans le cadre des activités de l’Ambassade, que ce soit dans le cadre de nos relations bilatérales avec les Pays-Bas à tous les niveaux ou dans le cadre des travaux des organisations et cours internationales siégeant à La Haye et auxquelles la France participe.

Veiller, autant que faire se peut, à une parité exemplaire dans le cadre du recrutement du personnel de l’ambassade.

Supporting the development of the legal framework necessary for the full realization of the UN System-wide Strategy on Gender Parity.

Work with Geneva based multilateral organisations to ensure that they have robust and transparent systems in place to prevent sexual exploitation and abuse, specifically seeking pledges from senior policy makers.

Organize or co-organize at least two events in the year aimed at promotion of gender equality and advancement of women’s rights at the international organizations in Vienna, as well as supporting actions or initiatives taken by other Permanent Missions and/or civil society in this regard.

Commit to devote particular attention to the specific situation of women and girls and gender dimensions in Austria’s initiatives, and continually introduce gender aspects in our discussions at UN organisations in Geneva.

By December 2018, the number of WHO female staff in the professional and higher categories is increased by 3% from 42% in 2015 to 45% in 2018, with a focus on increasing the number of women at the P5 level and above.

I will ensure that all Senior Managers in the Department of Field Support have completed Gender Bias training by the end of 2018.