Directorate

UN Women Executive Director Sima Sima Bahous

Sima Sima Bahous
Executive Director
Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations

Sima Sami Bahous became UN Women’s third Executive Director on 30 September 2021. A champion for women and girls, gender equality, and youth empowerment, as well as a keen advocate for quality education, poverty alleviation, and inclusive governance, Ms. Bahous brings to the position more than 35 years of leadership experience at the grassroots, national, regional, and international levels, coupled with expertise in advancing women’s empowerment and rights, addressing discrimination and violence, and promoting sustainable socio-economic development towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. 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