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





I commit to promoting mainstreaming gender equality in all outcomes of our multilateral engagements in Geneva

I commit to promoting the economic empowerment of women through trade in all our multilateral engagements in Geneva

Recruit an International Gender Champion who is active in the aid sector in Africa.

Ensure that members of the CHS Alliance have Codes of Conduct that include the Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and that they measure their performance in this regard using the Verification Scheme of the Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS).

I commit to launch a public outreach campaign to raise awareness and promote equal access to ICT infrastructure.

I commit to increase the number of countries collecting and disseminating global/regional/national gender- and age-disaggregated data on access to, and use of, ICTs and digital skills; and to reinforce our efforts to help countries to have the necessary capacity to collect the required data.

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.

In our dialogue with, and in governing boards of, international organisations in New York, encourage organisations to: a) attain gender balance at management levels (P5 or equivalent and above) through both short- and long term measures, including the creation of a more conducive work environment, and b) integrate the gender dimension in programmes, policies, and normative and operational work.

Continue to raise the visibility of issues of gender equality and mainstreaming, particularly the need for greater participation of women in trade, through wider public engagement with individual IGC members as well as with other important multi-stakeholder platforms and institutions operating at the national, regional and/or multilateral levels.

Collaborate with TIG members to create learning opportunities for countries and other stakeholders on topics mentioned in the Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade by delivering seminars at the WTO on a range of issues impacting the role of women in trade and sharing good practices of how countries are empowering women in trade and collating them in a publication to be shared ahead of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference.