Executive Director

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Photo: UN Women/Elma Okic.
Photo: UN Women/Elma Okic

“As we leave here, we are richer with ideas and new possibilities ”

In her remarks at the closing of the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka emphasized the importance of taking forward the Agreed Conclusions to address the discrimination suffered by women and girls in every part of the world, whether because they are disabled, because of their sexuality, because they are human rights activists, or because of poverty. More ►


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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