About us

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 supports Egypt to empower women and reduce gender inequalities. The country office’s engagement is built on a strong partnership with the government, civil society organizations, and the wider public, with the aim of placing women’s empowerment as a national priority to reach inclusive growth and social justice. Learn more

Christine Arab has worked on gender equality and women’s human rights in the UN System for over 20 years. Ms. Arab began her career with UN Women in 1998 in Jordan, and has worked in the Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, the Balkans, the Caucasus and the Caribbean. 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

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

UN Women –
Egypt Country Office
21, Al Nahda Street, Maadi
Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +20 27510191
Fax: +20 2 2751 0169
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