Executive Director

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

“Women are overwhelmingly peacemakers”

In a speech at the high-level meeting on “Global Leadership – Local Partnerships: Women’s Leadership and Gender Perspectives on Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism”, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlighted the definite link between investing in women and generating a society that will make and find peace. 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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