Champion
Petteri Taalas
Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization
Petteri Taalas

Gender equality and the empowerment of women are among my objectives as WMO Secretary-General.  The International Geneva Champions Initiative has my full support for moving the agenda forward.

I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.
  • Establish a mentoring programme for women in WMO whereby senior female staff mentor junior-level women

  • Develop a gender dashboard with statistics and trends on female/male representation on WMO structures and meetings