Press Conference with Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director Michelle Bachelet on the One Year Anniversary of UN Women

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

To coincide with the one year anniversary of UN Women, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, the first Under-Secretary- General and Executive Director of the organization will speak at a press conference on Thursday 2nd February at UN Headquarters in New York.

WHAT: Press Conference on the one year anniversary of UN Women

WHEN: Thursday, 2nd February 11.00 a.m.

WHERE: Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium, United Nations Headquarters, New York


Discussion will focus on several issues, including:

  • Against the backdrop of geo-political events, UN Women's agenda for 2012;
  • Key milestones and results from UN Women's first year of operation;
  • UN Women organizational priorities.

Archived Webcast

Photos from Ms. Bachelet's field visits and UN Women programmes:

B-roll from Ms. Bachelet's field visits and UN Women programmes, available on request

Media Contact: Oisika Chakrabarti, UN Women, Ph: +1 646.781.4522, e-mail: oisika.chakrabarti[at]

Journalists without UN groundspass who wish to attend the press conference should check the information on media accreditation and access to the UN building at:

More information on UN Women: