UN WOMEN, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director

Message of the Executive Director: We call on countries to “step it up” for gender equality Message of Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, for International Women’s Day 2015. In 1995, at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, world leaders committed to a future where women are equal. One hundred and eighty nine countries and 4,000 civil society organizations, attended the conference. Women left Beijing with high hopes, with a well-defined path towards … [Read more...]

Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka sworn-in as UN Women Executive Director

South Africa’s Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka sworn-in as new UN Women Executive Director South Africa’s Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka sworn-in as new UN Women Executive Director By: SEM Contributor on August 29, 2013. The swearing of former South Africa’s Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka as the new executive director of United Nations Entity for Gender and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) was presided by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki moon at a ceremony Monday at the UN Headquarters in New … [Read more...]

UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, welcomed civil society

New Executive Director meets with civil society members in New York and pledges close collaboration Date: 28 August 2013 New York — Just seven days after having been sworn into office, the new Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, welcomed civil society representatives based in New York at UN Women Headquarters and pledged strong collaboration. She acknowledged the key role of civil society in making progress for human rights, in ensuring a successful outcome at the … [Read more...]

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