Executive Director

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

“Change is coming. Change has to come”—Executive Director

Congratulating UN Member States, civil society and the UN system for a dynamic and forward-looking CSW session, UN Women Executive Director in her closing speech underlined that the post-2015 development agenda has to put gender equality at the core of sustainable development. She reiterated that there are no shortcuts to realizing gender equality and the human rights of women and girls, and everyone must work to bring about transformation within their families, societies, economies, and political and public spaces. 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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