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"Taking action together, we can make the 21st century the century of women"-UN Women Executive Director

Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka on the advancement of women to the Third Committee of the General Assembly in New York, on 11 October, 2013

“Gender equality is also smart peacebuilding” – Executive Director

Speech by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka during the Peacebuilding Commission High-Level Ministerial Event, New York, 26 September 2013.

Executive Director urges UN Member States to support a stand-alone goal on gender equality and mainstream gender across all other goals for post-2015
Statement of UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the President of the General Assembly’s High-Level Event on Achieving the MDGs, New York, 25 September 2013.

Gender equality and women's empowerment central to sustainable development -- Lakshmi Puri
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri during a Panel Discussion organized by ActionAid on "The future she wants? Equity, economic policies and moving beyond 'a dollar a day'" in New York on 24 September, 2013.

"Education is one of the greatest game-changers for women and girls"- Lakshmi Puri 
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the Open Society Foundation on the "Right to education in the post-2015 development agenda" in New York on 24 September, 2013.

UN Women Executive Director shares vision for women empowerment, gender equality at Clinton Global Initiative
Remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Clinton Global Initiative Girls and Women Track Strategy Session, New York, 23 September, 2013.

UN Women Executive Director stresses solidarity, pledges support to Equal Futures Partnership
Remarks by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, at Equal Futures Partnership event in New York on 23 September, 2013.

The Knowledge Gateway: "A one-stop digital service platform and a global community for women to become economic citizens"
Remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the Launch of the Knowledge Gateway for women's economic empowerment, New York, 23 September 2013. [en français]

UN Women Deputy Executive Director highlights need to mainstream gender in the disability agenda
UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri statement for roundtable on “International and regional cooperation and partnerships for disability inclusive development” at the High-Level Meeting on Disability and Development, New York, 23 September.

“I add my lantern to the millions of lights for peace lit in the hearts and minds of women everywhere” – Lakshmi Puri
Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the “First Shinnyo lantern floating for peace” event, New York, 22 September 2013.

ICT as a powerful means to advance women’s rights, empowerment and gender equality
Remarks of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director, at the UN Broadband Commission Working Group on Gender, New York, 20 September 2013.

Women’s empowerment and the post-2015 development agenda: Achieving equality in the workplace, marketplace and community
Opening Remarks by John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme, UN Women, at UN Global Compact event, New York, 19 September 2013.

Empowering Women to Lead the Way to a Low-Emission and High-Resilient Future
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, at a side event organized by the UNFCCC, UN Global Compact and Rockefeller Foundation, New York, 19 September 2013.

Related speeches and statements:

ECOSOC Substantive Session 2013: Mainstreaming a gender perspective into the UN system
Speech by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General, at the ECOSOC Substantive Session of 2013, 24 July 2013, Geneva

Findings of the Global Thematic Consultation on "Addressing Inequalities"
Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women and Assistant Secretary-General, speaking at a side-event organized by the Government of Denmark to present key findings from the Global Thematic Consultation on “Addressing Inequalities,” 8 July 2013, New York.

UN General Assembly Thematic Debate on Inequality
Speech by Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women, at the UN General Assembly Thematic Debate on Inequality, 8 July 2013, New York

“The Right to Equality in Post-2015”
Speech by John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme, UN Women at FOKUS and United Nations Association of Norway (UNA), Oslo, 13 June 2013.

“Freedom from Fear and Freedom from Want – How a Post-2015 agenda can address the human rights challenges of the 21st century”
Remarks during the panel discussion: “Freedom from Fear and Freedom from Want – How a Post-2015 agenda can address the human rights challenges of the 21st century – Recommendations emerging from a Global Conversation,” delivered by Dan Seymour, Deputy Director, Programme Division, on behalf of Deputy Executive Director John Hendra, on 21 May 2013.

Statement at the first session of the meeting of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals
Statement by Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, at the first session of the meeting of the Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals. New York, 15 March 2013.

“Putting gender equality at the center of the post-2015 development agenda”: speech by John Hendra at the emerging issue panel
“Putting gender equality at the center of the post-2015 development agenda”, Speech by John Hendra, Deputy Executive Director Policy and Programme, UN Women, at the panel on an emerging issue: Key gender equality issues to be reflected in the post-2015 development framework, 7 March 2013 

Towards an inclusive and gendered post-2015 agenda
UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra participated in a panel on the “Key gender equality issues to be reflected in the post-2015 development framework” on 7 March during the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57). The objective of the panel was to solicit the views of CSW Member States and civil society on key issues in the post-2015 agenda.