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Speech: “We commit ourselves to working diligently”—Executive Director

29 June 2017

Closing remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the Annual Session of the UN Women Executive Board More

Speech: “Together with our partners…we will continue to deliver for women and girls”—Executive Director

27 June 2017

Opening statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the 2017 Annual Session of the Executive Board More

UN Women to present new Strategic Plan and its work in Somalia at the Annual Session of the Executive Board

21 June 2017

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Annual Session on the 27 and 28 June at United Nations headquarters in New York. More

UN Women Executive Board visits India

28 April 2017

The Bureau of UN Women’s Executive Board concluded a three-day mission to India, where they gained first-hand understanding of UN Women’s work in the country through meetings and interactions with representatives from the government, development partners and media. More

Speech: “The collective strength of the UN system is essential to achieving gender equality”—Lakshmi Puri

15 February 2017

Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Lakshmi Puri at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session 2017 on 14 February in New York. More

Speech: “To leave no one behind, women and girls must be placed at the centre of efforts”

14 February 2017

"The Strategic Plan for 2018-2021 frames our aspirations. The collaborative, transparent and accelerated process of preparing the plan demonstrates how UN Women will execute its mandate within Agenda 2030." Opening statement by UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session for the year 2017. More

UN Women Executive Board convenes first regular session 2017

07 February 2017

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s First Regular Session on 14 February at the United Nations headquarters in New York. More

“This is the time…to put gender equality and women’s empowerment at the centre of the changes to which we all aspire”

01 September 2016

Opening remarks by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, to the Executive Board Second Regular Session 2016 More

UN Women Executive Board convenes Second Regular Session 2016

26 August 2016

UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Second Regular Session on 1 and 2 September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. More

“We have to keep the promise of leaving no one behind” — Executive Director

27 June 2016

Opening speech by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Annual Session of the Executive Board, on 27 June in New York. More

UN Women Executive Board to undertake mid-term review of Strategic Plan

24 June 2016

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Annual Session from 27 to 28 June at United Nations headquarters in New York. More

Executive Boards of six UN agencies visit Kyrgyzstan

10 May 2016

In Kyrgyzstan on 9 May, representatives of the Executive Boards of UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNICEF and WFP completed a week-long Joint Field Visit to analyse how United Nations’ organizations contribute to national development priorities. More

Egyptian women are key to driving Egypt's growth

12 February 2016

During the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session of 2016, a special discussion on 9 February featured a briefing on how UN Women is helping transform the lives of Egyptian women. More

Executive Board discusses humanitarian response and Flagship Programme Initiatives at its First Regular Session of 2016

10 February 2016

Convening for the first time in 2016, the UN Women Executive Board engaged in an interactive session that comprised of a strong focus on the entities operations in the field. More

"Agenda 2030 is anything but business as usual" – Executive Director

09 February 2016

Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session of 2016 on 9 February in New York. More

UN Women Executive Board to discuss humanitarian response and funding at its First Regular Session of 2016

08 February 2016

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s First Regular Session on 9 February at United Nations Headquarters in New York. More

New UN Women Executive Board Bureau 2016 elected

12 January 2016

Member States of the UN Women Executive Board opened the year by electing their new Bureau for the year 2016 in elections on 11 January. More

SDG Goal 5 is “a platform for game-changing initiatives”, Executive Director tells Board

15 September 2015

In her opening speech at the Second Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board on 15 September, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka called for greater funding and highlighted the importance of Sustainable Development Goal 5, which addresses key barriers to gender equality and women’s empowerment and points to the bold and structural action required. More

UN Women Executive Board to discuss funding and new budget at its Second Regular Session 2015

14 September 2015

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Second Regular Session from 15 to 16 September at United Nations headquarters in New York. More

UN Women Executive Board convenes 2015 Annual Session

29 June 2015

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year's Annual Session from 30 June to 2 July at United Nations headquarters in New York. More

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