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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

UN Women Executive Board to convene second regular session 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s second regular session on 10 and 11 September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. More

Opening Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

"On 31 May, the General Assembly adopted a landmark resolution on the re-positioning of the UN Development System. Thank you to many of you who helped to make that possible. I particularly also want to thank the Permanent Representative of Denmark who also played a significant role, and who I think is with us in the house today... UN Women fully supports this bold new agenda, which must work for women and girls so that we achieve gender equality by 2030 in as many countries as possible and leave no one behind."—Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018 We are actively engaged in the transition led by the Deputy Secretary-General and as part of the UN Sustainable Development Group. More

UN Women Executive Board to convene Annual Session 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Annual Session on 19-20 June at United Nations headquarters in New York. More

News: UN Women Executive Board visits Malawi

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

In early May 2018, the UN Women Executive Board visited Malawi for the first time. More

UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s speech to the UN Women Executive Board, First Regular Session of 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The importance for all of us is that this is a moment of accountability and we all have to agree that ‘Time is Up’. We must connect with the global movement of solidarity and ensure our relevance. We too must put our house in order. As we are responsible for setting standards and guide policy through the work that we do together here, we must be beyond reproach. More

Closing remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the First Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

In closing remarks at the first regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, 2018, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlighted key take-aways that emerged as clearly important to the Board. More

UN Women Executive Board convenes First Regular Session 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

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

UN Women Executive Board endorses the new Strategic Plan, 2018 – 2021

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

At its Second Regular Session, from 29 – 30 August, UN Women Executive Board endorsed the new Strategic Plan, 2018 – 2021. The Strategic Plan outlines UN Women’s strategic direction, objectives and approaches to support efforts to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030. More

UN Women Executive Board convenes second regular session of 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Second Regular Session on 29 and 30 August at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. More

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

Thursday, June 29, 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

Tuesday, June 27, 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

Wednesday, June 21, 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

Friday, April 28, 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

Wednesday, February 15, 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”

Tuesday, February 14, 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

Tuesday, February 7, 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”

Thursday, September 1, 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

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