News

Gender Responsive Standards Initiative

The first Gender Responsive Standards Initiative is approved & recommended at UNECE's Working Party on "Regulatory Cooperation & Standardisation Policies".
CEN & CENELEC agree to sign to sign the UNECE Declaration on Gender Responsive Standards as soon as it is opened for signature.

Positive first Time to Talk Conversation on Intersectionality

On 14 April 2021, five Champions from IGC Hubs of Geneva, Nairobi and Den Haag gathered to exchange on the topic of intersectionality.

Chair of the IGC Global Board Awarded Inaugural SDG5 Male Champion for Change Award

On International Women’s Day, the Chair of the IGC Global Board Mr. Martin Chungong received the Inaugural SDG5 Male Champion for Change Award.

Champions of the IGC Network and CSW

The two-week period of CSW saw hundreds of side and parallel events. To gain some clarity, the International Gender Champions Secretariat analysed the over one hundred official CSW65 side events to illustrate the main topics fellow Champions addressed in panel events.

Events

UNCTAD Call for Applications: Online course on Trade and Gender

UNCTAD Call for Applications: Online course on Trade and Gender

The course targets policymakers, academics from universities and research centres, and representatives of civil society in developing and least developed countries involved in policy formulation and implementation, research, teaching, advocacy or field work in the area of trade and gender.
May 31, 2021 @ 09:00

Geneva Champions

Global Board

Monique van Daalen

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Board

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization

Guy Ryder

Director-General, International Labour Organization

Michelle Bachelet

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights