Executive Director

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

“Education for all”

In the opening remarks at the World Education Forum 2015, in the Republic of Korea, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka advocates for a transformative and sustainable agenda for universal education to be provided by 2030, to help gender equality also be achieved by that same year. 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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