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Gender Equality and International Justice – Turning Theory into Practice

Den Haag Champions shared experiences and lessons learned on turning broader gender priorities into concrete practice, both within government and international justice institutions.

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.

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

Fernando Arias

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

Carmel Agius

President, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Evelyn A. Ankumah

Executive Director, Africa Legal Aid (AFLA)