Media Advisory: UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to give first press conference at the UN
Date: 09 September 2013
Oisika Chakrabarti, +1 646 781-4522; oisika.chakrabarti[at]unwomen.org
Sharon Grobeisen, +1 646 781-4753; sharon.grobeisen[at]unwomen.org
Hadrien Bonnaud, +1 646 781-4751; hadrien.bonnaud[at]unwomen.org
WHAT: Press Conference with UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
WHEN: Thursday, 12 September, 11.15 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
WHERE: Room S-0237, UN Secretariat, New York
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka was appointed as the Executive Director of UN Women in July, and in August 2013 took charge of the organization, which leads the UN’s efforts towards women’s empowerment and gender equality. A human rights advocate throughout her life, Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka has served in leadership positions in civil society and government, including as the Deputy President of South Africa, the first woman to hold that position. At her first press conference at the UN, she will speak about her vision for the organization and immediate priorities.
THE PRESS CONFERENCE WILL BE WEBCAST LIVE AT: www.unwomen.org
UN press accreditation: www.un.org/media/accreditation