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!

Towards Gender Parity at UN 73rd General Assembly

Letter by International Gender Champion Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly calling for gender parity at UNGA elections next week

Staffan de Mistura s'engage pour la participation des femmes syriennes dans les négocations pour la paix en Syrie - VIDEO

«Les femmes syriennes étaient les premières à demander et obtenir que l'on puisse commencer par des cessez-le-feu.»

Events

Discussion on 'Securing our common future: Promoting gender-responsive disarmament and security'

Discussion on 'Securing our common future: Promoting gender-responsive disarmament and security'

The IGC Disarmament Impact Group is organizing a New York discussion on promoting gender-responsive disarmament and security, on 15 October 2018.
October 15, 2018 @ 13:15

New York Champions

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations
Global Advisory Board

Jan Beagle

Under-Secretary-General for Management, United Nations

Jürg Lauber

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in New York

Sima Bahous

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations in New York

Gillian Elizabeth Bird

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations in New York