In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
UNICEF aims to be a more gender-responsive workplace, supporting all staff to take advantage of family-friendly policies such as maternity and paternity leave and flextime. UNICEF will use an annual staff survey and other data to assess levels of satisfaction and concern among male and female staff, incorporating findings into responsive action by management.
Implement a new “gender certification programme” that will reinforce the capacity of OHCHR country offices to integrate gender in advocacy and programmatic work
Organize a high-level event on Women’s Leadership on the margins of CSW and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in all public statements
Introduce a scholarship program in one university targeting female students in male dominated fields (government and ICT) in Trinidad and Tobago starting October 2018.
Strive to raise global awareness about the gendered impact of weapons from Small Arms and Light Weapons to Weapons of Mass Destruction.
Identify tools and measures to facilitate gender diversity during the recruitment process as applied in the Office of the Prosecutor.
Ensure that partners awarded small grants from the Australian Permanent Mission in 2018 are guided by the principles of gender equality and women’s empowerment.
Conduct a three-part workshop with business school students of a university in the Netherlands to share their views on different leadership concepts with respect to their compatibility to gender equality. Part A: discussion with female students, Part B: discussion with male students, Part C: discussion of outcome of Part A and B with all participants.
Conduct a workshop to assess levels of awareness and perceptions in relation to gender equality with a particular emphasis on balancing work-life/family processes.
Surrounding New Zealand’s Suffrage 125 celebration the Embassy will host one panel event to discuss strategic leadership, perspectives on advancement and the opportunities and challenges still before us in New Zealand.