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





To build the International Gender Champions network by contacting 10 further potential members within Nairobi and proposing their membership.

Commit to zero tolerance for sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse. Unitaid established guidelines, based on the UN’s zero-tolerance approach, which extend to our implementing partners.

Commit to promoting gender equality in our funded projects in matters such as pay, staff distribution and maternity/paternity leave of our partner organizations.

Systematically integrate a gender perspective into the speeches, public diplomacy and side events of the Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations, including by committing to incorporate a gender lens in all Security Council open debate statements on peacekeeping and peacebuilding and in Peacebuilding Commission interventions.

Commit to meet with civil society organisations working on women’s and girls’ rights, particularly those representing vulnerable or marginalised groups, ahead of the annual Commission of the Status of Women

I commit to recruiting at least one other Gender Champions from an under-represented regional group to join the International Gender Champions New York

I pledge to systematically give consideration to the inclusion of gender equality and women`s empowerment issues in all statements and interventions made at the United Nations.

Promote work life balance in the Mission by instituting early dismissal hours and not organizing meetings during evenings, weekends, and public holidays.

Organize two gender related events per year, with a focus on women’s political participation and economic empowerment

I will make a statement to promote gender equality in at least three occasions other than International Women’s Day.