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?".

Commitments 2019

Commitment Inspiration from Gender-Responsive Assemblies & a new Gender Pledge (two new commitments due 31 January)

IGC-Disarmament Impact Group is nominated as Arms Control Person(s) of the Year!

For its work creating the IGC-Disarmament Impact Group (DIG) & expanding knowledge about the importance of gender issues & practical actions for bringing gendered perspectives into disarmament discussions.
Voting is open until 7 January. Everyone is free to vote.

Cross-cutting "Women and IP" decision adopted at WIPO

An innovative decision led by the delegation of Mexico on "Women and IP" was adopted at WIPO for the first time by the Committee on Development and Intellectual Property.


Gender-responsive initiatives to accelerate gender equality

Gender-responsive initiatives to accelerate gender equality

Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms
September 23, 2019 @ 16:00
Ensuring the universal right to health of migrant women and girls

Ensuring the universal right to health of migrant women and girls

A panel discussion organized by UN Women, IOM, WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA.
September 25, 2019 @ 12:30
Inspiring Women Leaders Workshop - After Metoo: Fierce Grace
October 03, 2019 @ 09:00

Geneva Champions

Global Advisory Board

Arancha González

Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Global Advisory Board

Monique van Daalen

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

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable

Stephen de Boer

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

Guy Ryder

Director-General, International Labour Organization