Resources: What you need to know


Shaping the international agenda: Raising women's voices in intergovernmental forums

IGC & UN Women Book on women’s participation in national delegations to meetings of international organizations’ governing bodies.

IGC 2017 Annual Report

Read up on IGC activities of 2017 spanning from Geneva over New York to Vienna and Nairobi

The Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade

In a milestone for women's equality, International Gender Champions led the initiative to issue the Buenos Aires Declaration on Women and Trade. Through the Declaration, WTO members volunteer, over the next two years, to cooperate with each other and to share best practices to increase women’s participation in the world economy.
Change Management

Sustainable Gender Equality- Gender Mainstreaming in Practice

Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions shows how both citizens, municipalities and regions can benefit from gender equality. The short film aims at illustrating the principles of gender mainstreaming through concrete examples.
Change Management

A “How To” Checklist for International Gender Champions

The “How To” Checklist includes tips on what Champions can do as individuals and the top five things organizations can do, with practical steps that Champions can take in recruitment, staff development and performance management to ensure that gender equality is embedded in their organizations.

The gender gap in employment: What's holding women back?

The ILO has created a handy infographic using data to examine barriers facing women in the workplace.

Gender-Responsive Assemblies toolkit

The Gender-Responsive Assembly Toolkit is intended for all actors that drive change within organizations, including Director-/Secretary-Generals, Secretariats, Member States, civil society and staff to uphold common standards for gender-responsive assemblies by sharing current actions on agenda-setting, participation, governance, working environment, and decision-making.

Factsheet on Gender in the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention

Factsheet by the IGC Disarmament Impact Group and the Gender & Mine Action Programme, September 2018.

IGC 2019 Commitment Guidance

Quick guidelines on what makes a good commitment, as well as some suggested commitments drawn from IGC's Gender-Responsive Assemblies and the Canadian Gender Pledge.

IGC Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack

The Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack includes information on gender equality and its relevance to arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament, in addition to practical ideas that can support diplomats in applying a gender lens to their work.

IGC 2018 Annual Report

Read up on IGC activities of 2018 spanning from Geneva over New York to Vienna, Nairobi and The Hague

A two-pager on the initiative

Learn what the initiative is about and how you can become an International Gender Champion with this wrap-up two-pager!