Leadership Network

International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations
Global Board
Martin Chungong

Martin Chungong

Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Chair of the IGC Global Board
Global Board
Hugh Adsett

Hugh Adsett

Ambassador of Canada to the Netherlands and Permanent Representative to the OPCW, Embassy of Canada to the Netherlands
Global Board
Athaliah Molokomme

Athaliah Molokomme

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Botswana to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Board
Roger Yates

Roger Yates

Regional Director, East and Southern Africa and the Middle East, Plan International
Global Board
Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union
Global Board
Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable
Global Board
Audrey Azoulay

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO
Global Board
Phil Lynch

Phil Lynch

Executive Director, International Service for Human Rights
Global Board
Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Global Board
Rafael Mariano Grossi

Rafael Mariano Grossi

Director-General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Global Board
Jürg Lauber

Jürg Lauber

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in Geneva

Tatiana Valovaya

Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

Amy E. Pope

Director General, International Organization for Migration
Steering Committee
 Corinne Cicéron Bühler

Corinne Cicéron Bühler

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Switzerland to The Netherlands

Aurora Díaz-Rato Revuelta

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other International Organisations

Anna Joubin-Bret

Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). , United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Ramy Abdu

Chairman, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor

Movses Abelian

Under‑Secretary‑General for General Assembly and Conference Management, United Nations

Cary Adams

Chief Executive Officer, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)

Teuta Agai-Demjaha

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of North Macedonia to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Kadra Ahmed Hassan

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Djibouti to the United Nations in Geneva

Tomoko Akane

President, International Criminal Court

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

President and CEO, International Peace Institute

Jamal Al Musharakh

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Mohamed Al-Hassan

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Sultanate of Oman to the United Nations

François Alabrune

Ambassador, Embassy of France to the Netherlands

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UN Environment Programme

Evelyn A. Ankumah

Executive Director, Africa Legal Aid (AFLA)

Luther Bois Anukur

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Fernando Arias

Director-General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Pascale Baeriswyl

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York

Sima Bahous

Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director , UN Women

Manizha Bakhtari

Ambassador, Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna

Mamadou Dian Balde

Regional Director, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Václav Bálek

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva and President of the Human Rights Council

Zainab Hawa Bangura

Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi

Sabra Bano

Director , Gender Concerns International

Dr. Andrea Barschdorf-Hager

CEO and Marketing Director, CARE Austria

Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

Director, Professor, Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights (GCBHR) and NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights

James Baxter

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Australia to the World Trade Organization and other international organizations in Geneva

Jan Beagle

Director-General, International Development Law Organization (IDLO)

Paul Bekkers

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

Irakli Beridze

Head, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research (UNICRI) Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, The Hague

Thijs Berman

Executive Director, Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy

Christophe Bernasconi

Secretary-General, Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)

Marc Bichler

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva

Ian Biggs

Ambassador, Australian Embassy to Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovakia & Slovenia and Permanent Mission to the IAEA, UNODC, CTBTO, UNOOSA & OSCE