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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. (Photo: Marco Grob.)

“Invest in us. Invest in women” – Executive Director

At the opening of the Second Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board in New York on 15 September, Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka looks back on this year’s gender equality successes and challenges, urging for a stronger push to include women in the post-2015 agenda and to build on the Beijing Platform for Action. More

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About the Executive Director

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013. Bio

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While visiting the Central African Republic from 24 to 26 May, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka emphasized that women’s rights, participation and leadership are vital to peace and stability in the country.

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