Executive Director

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Photo: UN Women/Elma Okic.
Photo: UN Women/Elma Okic

Building back green, equitable, gender-responsive and inclusive

In her opening remarks at the UN Women Executive Board First Regular Session 2021, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said: "We need bold and ambitious change here. The pandemic must not in any way hinder the bold action needed for addressing gender equality." 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

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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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