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Statement: The invisible wounds to women and girls damage all of us

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Joint statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Women Executive Director and Christos Stylianides, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management More

The Government of Ukraine and UN Women stepping up partnership for advancement of gender equality in Ukraine

Monday, July 9, 2018

The Government of Ukraine and UN Women signed the Host Country Agreement, which elevates the status of UN Women to a Country Office in Ukraine. This will also allow to broaden and deepen the partnership on gender equality and women’s empowerment in Ukraine. More

Coverage: UN Women at the European Development Days

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

UN Women, with a delegation led by its Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, are taking part in the  European Development Days , Europe’s leading forum on international cooperation and development, from 5-6 June in Brussels. The event gathers every year more than 6,000 participants from over 140 countries. The overarching theme of the 12 edition of the forum will be "Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest". More

Expert’s Take: Harnessing South-South and Triangular Cooperation to accelerate inclusive development

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A.H. Monjurul Kabir, Chief of Asia-Pacific & Least Developed Countries Section with UN Women HQ in New York, is currently leading UN Women’s global engagements and portfolio on South-South and Triangular Cooperation. During his 18-year career in this field, Mr. Kabir’s work has spanned shaping and influencing public policies, promoting institutional development, as well as working with and for vulnerable groups and marginalized communities in making development work for the poor. More

Take Five: Gender equality is key to ending violence against women

Monday, October 9, 2017

Mila Carovska has been the Minister of Labour and Social Policy for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia since May 2017. She is a long-standing human rights activist with extensive experience in the NGO sector and an independent expert in social protection, sexual reproductive rights and gender equality. The Ministry is a partner of UN Women in advancing the gender equality agenda and combatting violence against women in the country. More

UN Women Executive Director to visit Norway for annual consultations

Friday, May 19, 2017

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will visit Oslo, Norway from 22 –23 May, for the annual consultations, which provide the opportunity to discuss the status of gender equality in Norway, as well as Norway’s contribution to achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment worldwide—a top priority that Norway and UN Women share. More

Coverage: UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and UN Women Programme Division Director in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Monday, October 24, 2016

UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia and Representative to Turkey Ingibjorg Gisladottir and UN Women Programme Division Director Maria Noel Vaeza visited Bosnia and Herzegovina from 11-13 October to join a UN Trust Fund on Ending Violence against Women Knowledge Exchange event in Sarajevo They met with representatives from the BiH government, civil society organizations and partners to discuss issues such as aligning BiH’s gender agenda with the Sustainable Development Goals, and visited and received feedback from UN Women beneficiaries. More

Government of Sweden and UN Women sign a new agreement to promote gender equality and women’s human rights in Moldova

Monday, September 26, 2016

The Government of Sweden grants 2.36 million US Dollars to support the implementation of the UN Women’s Strategic Note for Moldova aiming to continue to empower women in Moldova for the period 2016-2020. More

UN Assistant Secretary General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra visited two major cities of Kazakhstan - Almaty and Astana

Monday, July 9, 2012

UN Assistant Secretary General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director John Hendra visited two major cities of Kazakhstan - Almaty and Astana. The purpose of the visit was to meet with UN Women’s partners in Government as part of the ongoing consultations and dialogue with member states, including on the regional architecture of UN Women, and to be updated by UN Women SRO EECA staff on ongoing and planned programmes and partnerships in the country and sub-region. More

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