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Remarks by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the opening of the CSW61 Review Theme on challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.
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The final edition of the Gender Chart details how women were faring in global progress in 2015 as the MDGs wrap up and the Sustainable Development Goals begin to take their place.
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Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the UN Women Global Civil Society Dialogue on 23 November.
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Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the World Assembly of Women in Tokyo, Japan on 28 August 2015.
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Speech by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri, who accepted the Global Generation Award on behalf of UN Women at the 7th Annual Millennium Campus Conference on 14 August, in New York.
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Opening remarks delivered by Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, on 30 June at the opening event of UN Women’s Executive Board Annual Session held in New York City.
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Statement by Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Ms. Lakshmi Puri, at the launch of UN Women’s flagship report, Progress of the World’s Women: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights, on 21 May at the International Labour Organization Headquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Opening remarks by UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the World Education Forum 2015, held on 19 May, in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
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The global education agenda for the next 15 years will be discussed at the World Education Forum 2015, which opened today in Incheon, Republic of Korea. The conference will set out a global roadmap for education until 2030.
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Statement by the UN Women Deputy Executive Director Ms. Lakshmi Puri, at the 68th Session of the World Health Assembly, “Women and Health: 20 years of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action” held on 19 May, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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Remarks by Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Trade and Development Commission on “Trade and development policies and the post-2015 development agenda” held on 18 May 2015, in Geneva, Switzerland.
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UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec will travel to Incheon, in the Republic of Korea, from 19 to 21 May, to meet with key officials and attend the World Education Forum 2015.
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Statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the High-level Thematic Debate on advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls, 6 March 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York.
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In celebrating 2015 as the European Year of Development, the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union is hosting a conference titled “Post-2015 and Beijing+20: Women’s Economic Empowerment and Sustainable Development –the Synthesis for Success” in Riga, Latvia from 2-4 March.
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Statement by Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Lakshmi Puri at the “A Women’s Place is in the World. Have Your Say on Beijing+20” conference held on 20 February, in Dublin.
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At a panel discussion organized by UN Women on “The Centrality of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls for the Post-2015 Development Agenda,” panelists took at a deeper look at the latest post-2015 discussions, stressing that only a transformative approach can steer the world onto a more just, equitable and sustainable path.
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With just 500 days to go until the target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, UN Women Deputy Executive Director for policy and programme John Hendra states, ‘now is the time to deliver for women and girls’.
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In an op-ed, UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri says women remain insufficiently recognized and involved in environmental policy-making and environmental management. She says this must change, as achieving environmental sustainability, gender equality and women’s empowerment are closely intertwined.
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Keynote address by UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri at the International Meeting ahead of the G77 Summit: “Women’s Proposals for a New World Order”, in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 29 May 2014.
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Closing statement by UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 21 March 2014.