In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.





I commit that UN-Habitat will achieve its 50/50 Gender Parity targets in the agreed timeframe, by actively promoting and encouraging the professional development of all female staff using all measures available. Particularly, to offer equal opportunities for their own career development leading to increased female representation at higher levels.

Advocate for strong language on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in statements and resolutions in the multilateral fora in Geneva.

Shed light on GAN Member Company best practices on training opportunities for young women in its Annual Catalogue of Best Practices.

In our dialogue with, and in governing boards of, international organizations in Geneva, encourage organizations to: 1) Attain gender balance at management levels (P5 or equivalent and above) through both short- and long term measures, including the creation of a more conducive work environment, 2) Integrate the gender dimension in programmes, policies, and normative and operational work, and 3) Put in place comprehensive and transparent policies to prevent and address sexual abuse and exploitation.

Continue promoting gender parity in the proposals the Consultative Group submits to the Bureau of the Human Rights Council for the filling of vacancies for experts in the Special Procedures, using the Guidelines for Gender Parity 2015 set out by the Consultative Group.

Provide individualized support for career and professional development to a minimum of five women per year between P3 and P5 levels at WIPO, prioritizing those with supervisory responsibilities.

Launch a global consultation framed and led by young women to better understand the issues and opportunities that are at the heart of their experiences in the world today and the ways they want to organise to be champions of change.

Achieve an average of 50% female participation in the VCDNP biannual training courses on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament, and feature female speakers in 8 of the VCDNP’s Monthly Seminar Series.

Improve gender balance in senior management (P5 and above) in OHCHR

Support the UN Secretary-General in the development of a more equitable and enabling workplace environment through implementation of the zero-tolerance policy on sexual harassment, including through strengthening policies and development of measures and products to better inform and support staff.