Highlights of the Executive Director's Australia visit


From 27-29 August, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is undertaking an official visit Australia for the first time as the Executive Director of UN Women. See coverage of her three-day trip to Canberra and Sydney, including speeches, webcasts and more:

28 August:

Watch the archived webcast of a public event on 28 August, co-hosted by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Gender Institute at the Australian National University here.

27 August:

UN Women launches the Beijing +20 campaign in Australia
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka kicked off the Beijing+20 campaign in the country, focusing on how Australians can be involved in an international conversation about progress made since the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995.

Speech: “We need a movement for change” 
Urging parliamentarians and civil society organizations in Australia to make gender equality a reality in their workplaces, schools and communities – online and in the streets – Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka spoke at the launch of the Beijing+20 campaign at Parliament House in the Australian capital, Canberra on 27 August.


Executive Director to visit Australia and the Pacific
From 27-29 August, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will visit Australia for the first time as the Executive Director of UN Women and from 1-3 September, she will participate in the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Apia, Samoa.