Data on the status of women in the United Nations

The biennial UN Secretary-General’s Report on the Improvement of the Status of Women provides up-to-date information on female appointments, promotions and separations for every UN entity, including the UN Secretariat, and the system as a whole.

UN system

Latest projections and trends in the representation of women, by UN system entity, as of December 2015:

Overview: UN system Projections Trends
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Projections Trends
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Projections Trends
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Projections Trends
International Court of Justice (ICJ) Projections Trends
International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) Projections Trends
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Projections Trends
International Labour Organization (ILO) Projections Trends
International Maritime Organization (IMO) Projections Trends
International Trade Centre (ITC) Projections Trends
International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) Projections Trends
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Projections Trends
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Projections Trends
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Projections Trends
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Projections Trends
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Projections Trends
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Projections Trends
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Projections Trends
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Projections Trends
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Projections Trends
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Projections Trends
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Projections Trends
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Projections Trends
United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC) Projections Trends
United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF) Projections Trends
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Projections Trends
United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Projections Trends
United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) Projections Trends
United Nations University (UNU) Projections Trends
United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Projections Trends
Universal Postal Union (UPU) Projections Trends
World Food Programme (WFP) Projections Trends
World Health Organization (WHO) Projections Trends
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Projections Trends
World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Projections Trends
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UN Secretariat

Latest projections and trends in the representation of women, by UN Secretariat department, as of December 2015:

Overview: UN Secretariat Projections Trends
Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) Projections Trends
Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (DGACM) Projections Trends
Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) Projections Trends
Department of Field Support (DFS) Projections Trends
Department of Management (DM) Projections Trends
Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Projections Trends
Department of Political Affairs (DPA) Projections Trends
Department of Public Information (DPI) Projections Trends
Department of Safety and Security (DSS) Projections Trends
Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Projections Trends
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Projections Trends
Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Projections Trends
Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) Projections Trends
Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Projections Trends
Ethics Office (ETHICS) Projections Trends
Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG) Projections Trends
Office for Disarmament Affairs (ODA) Projections Trends
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Projections Trends
Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) Projections Trends
Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) Projections Trends
Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (OHRLLS) Projections Trends
Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA) Projections Trends
Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict (OSRSGCAAC) Projections Trends
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Projections Trends
United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) Projections Trends
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Projections Trends
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Projections Trends
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) Projections Trends
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) Projections Trends
United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) Projections Trends
United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) Projections Trends
United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) Projections Trends
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Projections Trends
United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) Projections Trends
United Nations Ombudsman and Mediation Services (UNOMS) Projections Trends
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