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News

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

An opinion piece by IGC Champion Melinda Reed, Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice (WIGJ)

COVID-19: Quarantine Measures and Their Impact on Domestic Violence

In a webinar hosted by the Co-chairs of the IGC Justice Impact Group in The Hague, Ambassador Annika Markovic and Ambassador Lisa Helfand, experts took a closer look at one particular challenge of the ongoing pandemic: domestic violence.

The Growing Power of Women in Business – The Italian Experience

Italian Ambassador to the Netherlands and International Gender Champion, H.E. Andrea Perugini shares his experience of creating a network of women entrepreneurs and developing practical guidelines to promote gender equality.

Commitment fulfilled! International Women's Day with Kate Gilmore

H.E. Matthew Neuhaus, International Gender Champion and Australian Ambassador to the Netherlands, tells us about the successful fulfillment of his commitment and draws a positive conclusion.

Events

Webinar: How do we combat trafficking of human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation?

Webinar: How do we combat trafficking of human beings for the purpose of sexual exploitation?

In this webinar, organized by the French and Swedish Embasseis in the Netherlands, panelists will discuss the French, Swedish and Dutch strategies, legislation and victim support and share best practices on how to combat trafficking on a national and international level.
March 04, 2021 @ 15:00
The European Broadcasting Union & IWD 2021

The European Broadcasting Union & IWD 2021

Join the European Broadcasting Union for a range of events and activities to reflect on the progress we have made in shaping a better gender-balanced world and the challenges we still must face.
March 08, 2021 @ 09:00
Virtual Dialogue celebrating International Women's Day 2021

Virtual Dialogue celebrating International Women's Day 2021

In the spirit of this year's IWD theme 'choose to challenge', the Embassies of Bangladesh and Switzerland in the Netherlands, in partnership with the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO invite to a conversation about the challenges and opportunities on the path to attaining gender equality and women's empowerment by 2030.
March 08, 2021 @ 13:00

Den Haag Champions

Lisa Helfand

Ambassador, Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Switzerland to The Netherlands

Fatou Bensouda

Prosecutor, International Criminal Court

Fernando Arias

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

Bård Ivar Svendsen

Ambassador, Royal Norwegian Embassy The Hague