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UN Women statement on the International Day of Rural Women, 15 October

Thursday, October 11, 2018

On the International Day of Rural Women, UN Women calls upon the international community to work with rural women and girls everywhere and to invest in the sustainable infrastructure, services and social protection that can revolutionize their livelihoods, well-being and resilience. More

A letter to girls from Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, on International Day of the Girl Child

Thursday, October 11, 2018

On International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka writes: "This is a critical time for the girls of our world". More

Remarks by UN Women Executive Director at the Security Council of the African Union

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Briefing by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on the joint African Union/United Nations Mission to South Sudan at the Security Council of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia More

Statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the award of the Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka warmly welcomes the decision of the Norwegian Nobel Committee to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. More

Executive Director remarks at the event Promoting Gender-Responsive Migration Governance through the Global Compact for Migration

Friday, September 28, 2018

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the high-level event on Promoting Gender-Responsive Migration Governance through the Global Compact for Migration, New York, 28 September 2018 More

Executive Director remarks at the launch of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative regional programme on Femicide in Latin America

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Closing Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the high-level launch of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative regional programme on Femicide in Latin America More

Speech: Empowering women through the sustainable management of natural resources

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Remarks by Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the high-level breakfast event on Adapting to Climate Change - Empowering women through the sustainable management of natural resources: Women as agents of change in tackling interlinked challenges related to climate change – sustainable land use, resilience and human security More

Speech: Leveraging AU-UN partnership to enhance the role and leadership of women in Africa’s transformation

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Remarks by Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Asa Regner at the African Women Leaders Network high-level side event during the 73rd UN General Assembly More

Speech by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Asa Regner on eliminating child marriage in Africa 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Remarks by Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Asa Regner, at the high-level side event, “Accelerating Efforts to Eliminate Child Marriage in Africa by 2030” during the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York. More

Speech: Empowering Africa’s rural women for zero hunger and shared prosperity

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Opening remarks by Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the FAO-AUC side event Leaving no one behind: Empowering Africa’s Rural Women for Zero Hunger and Shared Prosperity on 26 September. More

Remarks by Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér at She Is Equal: Levelling the Law for Women and Girls by 2030

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Opening remarks by Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at a UN High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment reception hosted by UN Women, Global Citizen and Group of Champions for Women’s Economic Empowerment, on the margins of the 73rd UN General Assembly More

Remarks by UN Women Executive Director at the second Eurasian Women’s Forum

Friday, September 21, 2018

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the second Eurasian Women’s Forum Opening Ceremony, "Women for Global Security and Sustainable Development" in Saint Petersburg, Russia More

Executive Director remarks at the United Nations Security Council meeting on Somalia

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Remarks by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women at the United Nations Security Council meeting on Somalia on 13 September More

Statement: Final decision on the sexual misconduct investigation at UN Women

Monday, September 17, 2018

The following is a statement from the Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, regarding the sexual misconduct allegations involving a UN Women staff member. More

Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér at the ODA International Conference in Seoul

Friday, September 14, 2018

Remarks delivered by Åsa Regnér, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the session on “the role of inclusive ODA by realizing human rights and gender equality” at the 12th ODA International Conference in Seoul, the Republic of Korea More

Executive Director remarks at the Women Executive Board informal briefing on UN Women’s work and approach to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls with disability

Friday, September 14, 2018

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN-Women Executive Board informal briefing on UN-Women’s work and approach to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls with disabilities More

Closing remarks by Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Yannick Glemarec, at the second regular session of the UN Women Executive Board

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

In his remarks at the close of the second regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec thanked all the delegates for their insightful remarks and statements over the past few days. More

Remarks by UN Women Executive Director at the Executive Board second regular session

Monday, September 10, 2018

Opening remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at UN Women Executive Board second regular session 2018 More

Statement: Conclusion of the sexual misconduct investigation at UN Women

Friday, August 24, 2018

The Office of Audit and Investigation of UNDP has completed its investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations involving a UN Women staff member. More

Remarks by UN Women Executive Director at the Gender and News Summit

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Gender and News Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania More

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