Conversations: Women, and leadership: together towards greater gender equality in the ILO

In light of International Women’s Day 2021 and the March 15-26 session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), this virtual conversation was an opportunity to discuss, reflect on, and celebrate efforts to promote greater gender equality within the ILO, with a focus on women and leadership in the ILO worldwide.


  • Martha Newton, DDG/P
  • Catherine Comte-Tiberghien, President, ILO Staff Union
  • Gurchaten Sandhu, FPRW, President UN-GLOBE, former coordinator of the ILO Staff Union Working Group on Equality, Diversity and Work-Life Balance
  • Rania Bikhazi, Director, CO-Algiers
  • Firehiwot Tadese, ILO GEDI

Moderator: Emanuela Pozzan, ILO GEDI