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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

UN Women Executive Board convenes Second Regular Session 2016

Friday, August 26, 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

Monday, June 27, 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

Friday, June 24, 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

Tuesday, May 10, 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

Friday, February 12, 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

Wednesday, February 10, 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

Tuesday, February 9, 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

Monday, February 8, 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

Tuesday, January 12, 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

Tuesday, September 15, 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

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