Executive Director

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

“To leave no one behind, women and girls must be placed at the centre of efforts”

In her opening statement at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session for the year 2017, Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka welcomed the new Board and elaborated,"the Strategic Plan for 2018-2021 frames our aspirations. The collaborative, transparent and accelerated process of preparing the plan demonstrates how UN Women will execute its mandate within Agenda 2030."  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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