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Closing remarks by Assistant-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Anita Bhatia, at the Second Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board

Thursday, September 12, 2019

On behalf of the Executive Director, Asa Regner and myself, may I reiterate thanks to you Madame President Pennelope Beckles for leading us through this session so effectively, and for your fantastic time management skills.  We would also like to thank the Vice-Presidents for their work, and all the delegations for all the statements made over the past two days, which have contributed to such a rich exchange of views. 

Speech: Preparing for a new decade of UN Women 2.0

Monday, September 9, 2019

In her opening remarks to the second regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, looks ahead to 2020, and the commemoration of 25 years since the Beijing Platform for Action was adopted.

UN Women Executive Board convenes its second regular session 2019

Monday, September 9, 2019

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s second regular session from today Monday 9 to Tuesday 10 September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Opening remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the 2019 annual session of the UN Women Executive Board in New York

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

In her opening remarks at the annual session of the UN Women Executive Board, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said: "We operate in a context of heightened pushback to women’s rights but also growing awareness and sensitivity to gender issues".

UN Women Executive Board convenes annual session 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s annual session from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 June at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Executive Boards of UN Women, UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNICEF and WFP jointly visit Colombia

Monday, June 3, 2019

From 11-18 May, members of the Executive Board of UN Women visited Colombia for the first time to observe UN Women’s programmes and policy work in the country and assess how they contribute toward the implementation of national development priorities.

UN Women Executive Board visits programmes in the Caribbean

Thursday, May 30, 2019

During a four-country visit in the Caribbean region from 18 to 23 May, the UN Women Executive Board discussed measures to improve court processes to assist survivors of gender-based violence; observed initiatives at work to identify and mitigate the gendered risks of natural disasters; and emphasized their support towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Opening Remarks to the UN Women Executive Board first regular session 2019 by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In her opening remarks at the UN Women Executive Board first regular session 2019, Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said: "Together we can make the voices of women and girls vibrate everywhere ".

UN Women Executive Board convenes its first regular session 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s first regular session on 12 February at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Executive Director remarks at the Women Executive Board informal briefing on UN Women’s work and approach to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls with disability

Friday, September 14, 2018

Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN-Women Executive Board informal briefing on UN-Women’s work and approach to achieve gender equality and empowerment of women and girls with disabilities

Closing remarks by Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Yannick Glemarec, at the second regular session of the UN Women Executive Board

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

In his remarks at the close of the second regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, Deputy Executive Director Yannick Glemarec thanked all the delegates for their insightful remarks and statements over the past few days.

Remarks by UN Women Executive Director at the Executive Board second regular session

Monday, September 10, 2018

Opening remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at UN Women Executive Board second regular session 2018

UN Women Executive Board to convene second regular session 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s second regular session on 10 and 11 September at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Opening Remarks by Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

"On 31 May, the General Assembly adopted a landmark resolution on the re-positioning of the UN Development System. Thank you to many of you who helped to make that possible. I particularly also want to thank the Permanent Representative of Denmark who also played a significant role, and who I think is with us in the house today... UN Women fully supports this bold new agenda, which must work for women and girls so that we achieve gender equality by 2030 in as many countries as possible and leave no one behind."—Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at the UN Women Executive Board Annual Session 2018 We are actively engaged in the transition led by the Deputy Secretary-General and as part of the UN Sustainable Development Group.

UN Women Executive Board to convene Annual Session 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s Annual Session on 19-20 June at United Nations headquarters in New York.

News: UN Women Executive Board visits Malawi

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

In early May 2018, the UN Women Executive Board visited Malawi for the first time.

UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s speech to the UN Women Executive Board, First Regular Session of 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The importance for all of us is that this is a moment of accountability and we all have to agree that ‘Time is Up’. We must connect with the global movement of solidarity and ensure our relevance. We too must put our house in order. As we are responsible for setting standards and guide policy through the work that we do together here, we must be beyond reproach.

Closing remarks by United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, at the First Regular Session of the UN Women Executive Board 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

In closing remarks at the first regular session of the UN Women Executive Board, 2018, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka highlighted key take-aways that emerged as clearly important to the Board.

UN Women Executive Board convenes First Regular Session 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

The UN Women Executive Board will convene for this year’s First Regular Session on 13 February at United Nations headquarters in New York.

UN Women Executive Board endorses the new Strategic Plan, 2018 – 2021

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

At its Second Regular Session, from 29 – 30 August, UN Women Executive Board endorsed the new Strategic Plan, 2018 – 2021. The Strategic Plan outlines UN Women’s strategic direction, objectives and approaches to support efforts to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls by 2030.

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