In addition to the Panel Parity Pledge, each Gender Champion makes two individual annual commitments specific to moving gender equality forward in their organization.
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.
Ensure gender balance at GDP events, monitor and report on the gender composition of all GDP panels and attendees.
From 2018 onwards, target women inclusion in WINS workshops and WINS Academy courses to improve the gender balance, provide WINS Academy scholarships for women, measure progress at every level and communicate progress and results regularly.
I will advocate for strong language on gender equality and on combating violence against women in all outcomes of the Human Rights Council.
Advocate for strong language on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in statements and resolutions in the multilateral fora in Geneva.
Step up efforts to ensure that gender equality is part and parcel of the IPU's work and functioning, including by: a) Operationalising a gender mainstreaming tool for all programmes of support to parliaments by 2018; b) Carrying out an assessment of the work environment at the IPU from a gender perspective in 2018; c) Track and publicly report on the gender composition of all panels that the IPU organises at regional and international meetings; d) Continue to organize “Parity Debates” during IPU Assemblies, where there is gender parity on the panel and gender balance among participants