At a press conference on 18 June during The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro, Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Women calls for women’s central role in achieving sustainability. Gro Harlem Brundtland, Former Prime Minister of Norway and Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Climate Change, joins the press conference.
UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet was the special guest at the UN’s daily press briefing on 25 January 2011. She unveiled her vision and 100-day action plan for UN Women.
Michelle Bachelet, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Participants included Sharon D’Agostino, Vice President, Corporate Contributions, Johnson & Johnson and Shupe Makashinyi, Equality Now, Zimbabwe.
Ms. Michelle Bachelet, the new Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of UN Women, spoke to the press at the Spokeperson’s Noon Briefing, 22 September 2010.