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 will honour Canada’s commitment to a Feminist International Assistance Policy, by focussing on development partnerships that are gender-conscious, seek to address the underlying causes of gender inequality and focus on women’s empowerment.
Commitment to establish in 2018 an RBM Partnership Gender Task Force, bringing in members from throughout the Partnership, to ensure gender considerations are adequately reflected in the malaria sector.
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.
I commit to gender equality and the more effective representation of women in climate action and climate governance through the Gender Action Plan adopted at COP 23.
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
Mainstream a gender perspective in every speech/presentation I make, and track and report on the gender composition of all panels we organize in New York in 2018.
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.