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UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. Learn more

Ms. 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. Learn more

UN Women’s Regional Office for the Arab States supports country offices in assisting national governments to fulfill their gender equality commitments under the applicable national and international laws. Learn more

Mohammad Naciri has been the acting regional director of UN WOMEN Arab States since January 2015. Prior to taking on this post, Mohammad was the deputy regional director for UN Women Arab States for 3 years. Mohammad has extensive experience in the region and in gender and development issues. Prior to joining UN Women, Mohammad was the Deputy Country Director of UNDP in Yemen, where he supported the country in the formulation of its Gender Strategy and the Gender Responsive Budgeting process.... Learn more

Several international agreements guide the work of UN Women. Learn more

UN Women is committed to independent and objective internal oversight to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations. Learn more

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. Learn more

UN Women procures more than USD 100 million worth of services and goods each year to support its programme of work. UN Women is committed to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide while delivering green results, with an emphasis on transparency and effectiveness. Learn more

Arab States Regional Office
P.O. Box 11435
28 El Safaa Street, 5th Floor (off El Gazaer Street)
New Maadi, 11431
Cairo, EGYPT
Tel: +20 2 2516 5947
Fax: +20 2 2750 8791
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