UN Women Executive Board convenes First Regular Session 2018

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

UN Women Executive Board convenes for the First Regular Session 2018. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown
UN Women Executive Board convenes for the First Regular Session 2018. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s First Regular Session on 13 February at United Nations headquarters in New York.

The President of the Executive Board, Ambassador H.E. Ivana Pajević from the Mission of Montenegro to the United Nations, will make her first remarks as the newly elected President for 2018, and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will deliver opening remarks.

After these statements, the Executive Board will be presented with briefings on UN Women’s follow-up to recommendations of the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board and a briefing on the innovation strategy for accelerating efforts towards gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Taking a closer look at the work of UN Women at country level, the Executive Board will be briefed on the UN Women operational response in Haiti.

The detailed agenda as well as all official documents of the First Regular Session 2017 can be accessed on the Executive Board webpage or the PaperSmart-portal of the United Nations.