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

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Create work environment in which staff members of the Mission can manage work and familly life in a balanced way.

Allow for flexibility in working hours at the Permanent Mission and encourage homeworking when necessary for family reasons.

Strive for a balance of work and family life, also by ensuring that meetings are not held in early mornings or late afternoons.

Introduce additional family friendly policies, for example, to ensure meetings are normally not held early morning or late in afternoon/evening or have an early planning of holidays, and ensure they are respected

Advocate for norms for meeting schedules that will prevent discrimination against those who have responsibility to care for others.

Advocate for norms for meeting schedules that will prevent discrimination against those who have responsibility to care for others.

Promote work life balance in the Geneva Office of UNFPA by, inter alia, not conveying meetings early in the morning or late in the afternoon, striving to make the agenda and work initiatives predictable, allowing staff members to better organize their own personal - work balance, encouraging them to take the adequate time leave. The Director will also endeavor to lead by example.

Actively promote gender awareness in the workplace alongside enabling a work environment which encourages and promotes career and professional development including addressing possible challenges that may discourage women from occupying leadership positions. Promote work-family life balance at the Permanent Mission by enabling flexibility for the staff to spend quality time with family by avoiding calling meetings in early mornings, late in the evenings, weekends and holidays.

Promote an organisational culture that supports both men and women to achieve work-life balance and develop the skills and aptitudes of individuals to fulfil their aspirations.

To organize staff meetings and public events during core working hours with the aim to promote work-family life balance through: a) early information and advance notice of meetings to enhance predictability and planning, and b) avoid calling meetings taking place during evenings, weekends and public holidays.