Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the Closing Plenary Session of the 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden, 31 August 2012.
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director, Lakshmi Puri, at the High Level Ministerial meeting ‘Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: the power behind successful sustainable development’ Rio de Janeiro, 20 June 2012.
Promoting productive capacity, employment and decent work to eradicate poverty for achieving the MDGs
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the Women’s Federation for World Peace Fifth Forum on the Eradication of Poverty, 3 July 2012.
Speaking at a leadership roundtable organized by the Earth Network and UN Foundation, UN Women’s Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri has stressed that empowering women, as producers and consumers, will dramatically propel the growth of a green economy. 16 June 2012.
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri Deputy Executive Director, UN-Women, New York, 26 April 2012. [Check against delivery] Secretary-General Touré, Distinguished Panelists, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a pleasure to be with you today to discuss the important topic of Girls in ICT. Like many of you, I do not work directly in the ICT field, but [...]
Speaking on International Women’s Day at a forum on the role of business in empowering women, UN Women Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri highlighted that engaging the private sector is a key strategy to unlock women’s potential. This, in turn, will contribute to eradicating poverty and hunger and improving the lives of billions of individuals, women and men.
Speech delivered by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the panel discussion on “Leadership Views on Women in the World of Sports,” at the 5th IOC World Conference on Women and Sport, Los Angeles, 17 February 2012.
Speech by Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director UN Women, on the Zero Draft of the Rio+20 Outcome Document
Speech by Ms. Lakshmi Puri Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director UN Women at the initial consultations on the Zero Draft of the Rio+20 Outcome Document, New York, 25 January 2012.
Remarks by Ms. Lakshmi Puri Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at High Level Human Rights Conference Sakharov Prize Network Public Event “Role of women in democratic transition” European Parliament Brussels, Belgium, 23 November 2011.
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at European Parliament Seminar on ending violence against women. Brussels, Belgium, 23 November 2011.