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Celebrating International Women's Day in The Hague with inspiring women

For International Women’s Day 2019, the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC) reached out to a few International Gender Champions in The Hague to hear from them on how they view the progress made so far, and what still remains to be done to ensure gender equality and justice.

How to break down gender barriers: Champions give some tips

On the occasion of International Women's Week, 7 Champions answered the question "How to break down gender barriers?".

OPCW Fulfils First International Gender Champions Commitment

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) took another step towards gender equality in the workplace by fulfilling its first commitment for the IGC initiative with the appointment of ten OPCW Gender Focal Points

ICC hosts launch of International Gender Champions Network’s new ‘Den Haag Hub’

On 5 February 2019, the International Criminal Court (ICC) hosted an event launching the International Gender Champions (IGC) Hub in The Hague, organized by the Embassies of Canada and Switzerland to The Netherlands

Den Haag Champions

Sabine Nölke

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

Sigrid Kaag

Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Government of Netherlands

Fernando Arias

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