In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
In our dialogue with, and in governing boards of, international organizations in Geneva, encourage organizations to: 1) 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, 2) Integrate the gender dimension in programmes, policies, and normative and operational work, and 3) Put in place comprehensive and transparent policies to prevent and address sexual abuse and exploitation.
At my workplace I will promote women empowerment by encouraging the professional development of all female staff, providing incentives and ensuring equal opportunities.Promote a greater representation of women experts, leaders and professionals of Mexico working within the UN System, as well as the private sector in Austria.
From 2018 onwards, target women inclusion in WINS workshops and WINS Academy courses to improve the gender balance, provide WINS Academy scholarships for women, measure progress at every level and communicate progress and results regularly.
Launch a new partnership to tackle violence against women [in the Global South], specifically enabling the scaling of a proven initiative which helps make urban spaces safer for women and girls.
Ensure that where possible on all country visits I meet with women's civil society organisations and/ or visit a programme focused on furthering gender equality and women's empowerment.
Review twice yearly progress on implementation of UNIDIR’s Gender and Diversity Action Plan with all staff with a view to prioritizing and mainstreaming gender awareness and ongoing engagement on capacity building, representational, and communication commitments.
I will advocate for strong language on gender equality and on combating violence against women in all outcomes of the Human Rights Council.
I will honour Canada’s commitment to a Feminist International Assistance Policy, by focussing on development partnerships that are gender-conscious, seek to address the underlying causes of gender inequality and focus on women’s empowerment.