News

IGC congratulates Champion Michelle Bachelet on her appointment as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights!

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following approval by the General Assembly, appointed Michelle Bachelet of Chile as new High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Gender Champions initiative celebrates 3-year anniversary

The International Gender Champions initiative was created in Geneva 3 years ago, on 1 July 2015. Watch what the Champions think about it!

Gender Champion Vojislav Šuc stands against harassment at Human Rights Council

Listen to his strong statement at the opening of the 38th session of the Human Rights Council on Monday 18 June 2018.

Meet the UN Working Group on the Issue of Discrimination Against Women in Law and in Practice

Listen to the five members of the UN Working Group and read their latest report presented at the Human Rights Council 38th sessions

Events

Women and Global Diplomacy

Women and Global Diplomacy

The UN Museum Geneva presents a temporary exhibition on Women and Global Diplomacy: From Peace Movements to the United Nations
May 18, 2018 @ 12:30
Exhibition 'Portrait of a (Working) Mother'

Exhibition 'Portrait of a (Working) Mother'

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Lithuania is organizing a photo exhibition, taken by photographer Marina Cavazza and Dr. Eglė Kačkutė.
September 10, 2018 @ 13:00
Integrating a gender perspective into human rights investigations

Integrating a gender perspective into human rights investigations

Side-event organized by OHCHR at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council
September 25, 2018 @ 11:30

Geneva Champions

Global Advisory Board

Michael Møller

Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

Founder/ Executive Director, Women@TheTable
Global Advisory Board

Rosemary McCarney

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization
Global Advisory Board

Martin Chungong

Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union