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 Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Photo: Kea Taylor

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Executive Director
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Ms. Mlambo-Ngcuka has worked in government and civil society, and with the private sector, and was actively involved in the struggle to end apartheid in her home country of South Africa. Full bio

 
Mohammad Naciri Regional Director Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Mohammad Naciri
Regional Director
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Mohammad NACIRI has been recently appointed as the Regional Director of UN Women for Asia and the Pacific. From 2015 to 2018, he was the Regional Director of UN Women in the Arab States. From 2012 to 2015, Mohammad Naciri was the Deputy Regional Director for UN Women in the Arab States. Full bio