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UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér visits Brussels

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér will be on her first official visit to Brussels, Belgium, from 10 to 11 October 2018. The visit is intended to continue strengthening partnerships with the European Union and the Government of Belgium. 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: 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 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

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér on first official visit to the Republic of Korea

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér will be on her first official visit to Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 13 to 14 September 2018. The visit is intended to continue building an already strong partnership with the Republic, aimed at achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment, both at home and abroad. More

“We must leverage women's voice and influence in water governance”— Åsa Regnér

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Remarks by Åsa Regnér, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, at the World Water Week celebration in Stockholm on 27 August More

Coverage: UN Women Deputy Executive Director in Panama

Thursday, August 9, 2018

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Asa Regnér wrapped up a two-day trip to Panama, visiting a Government-sponsored safe space for survivors of gender-base violence. More

Speech: “We need to strengthen accountability for gender equality commitments at all levels”—Åsa Regnér

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Remarks by Assistant-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Åsa Regnér, at the side event on “Partnerships that Deliver for Girls and Women” organized by the Deliver for Good campaign during the 2018 HLPF More

Speech: “Turn promises into progress”—Åsa Regnér

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Remarks by Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Åsa Regnér, during the session “Reviewing progress in achieving the SDGs” at the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on 9 July in New York. More

Speech: “Women’s economic empowerment and financial inclusion remain unfinished business”—Åsa Regnér

Friday, June 29, 2018

Remarks by UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Åsa Regnér, on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Financial Inclusion at Group of 77 and China, UNDP and UN Women. More

Speech: “Preventing violent extremism policies and efforts should be human rights-based and gender-sensitive”— Åsa Regnér

Friday, June 29, 2018

Remarks by Assistant-Secretary General and Deputy Director of UN Women, Åsa Regnér at the High Level Panel Discussion on Youth as Protagonists in Preventing Violent Extremism More

Speech: Achieving access to justice for all through the SDGs

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Remarks by Asa Régner, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the 2018 UNDP annual meeting, “Strengthening the Rule of Law for Sustaining Peace and Fostering Development More

Speech: “Only together can great results be achieved”—Asa Régner

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Remarks by UN Assistant-Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Asa Régner at the launch of the UN-SWAP 2.0 and UNCT-SWAP More

Secretary-General appoints Asa Regnér of Sweden as Deputy Executive Director – Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships, UN Women

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Ăsa Regnér of Sweden as Deputy Executive Director – Intergovernmental Support and Strategic Partnerships, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women). More

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri among top diplomats to receive the Power of One award

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Lakshmi Puri was among top six diplomats and luminaries to receive the inaugural Diwali “Power of One” award at an award ceremony held at the UN Headquarters on 11 December. More

Acceptance remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director for the ‘Power of One’ Award from the Diwali Foundation USA

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

I do believe in the ‘Power of One’, in each of us being a lamp to illuminate and transform the world through the power of ideas and knowledge, advocacy and movement building, setting of global standards and values to realize the ideals of the United Nations and the Perfect World we all dream of, want and deserve. The ‘Power of One’ is about not giving-up ever. More

Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri will visit Tokyo, Japan from 1 – 3 November to participate in the World Assembly for Women (WAW) 2017, an annual conference that convenes leading figures from around the world to share ideas and strengthen efforts to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment. More

Op-ed: Women are pivotal to addressing hunger, malnutrition and poverty

Monday, October 23, 2017

Op-ed by Lakshmi Puri, UN Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director UN Women More

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