Executive Director

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. (Photo: Marco Grob.)

“We must capitalize on this momentum”

In her remarks at the inauguration of UN Women’s Liaison office in Bunkyo City, Tokyo, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka thanked the Government of Japan for its commitment to the empowerment of women not just in Japan, but around the globe. More


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About the Executive Director

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013. Bio


While visiting the Central African Republic from 24 to 26 May, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka emphasized that women’s rights, participation and leadership are vital to peace and stability in the country.

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