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UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka pays courtesy mission to Jamaica

02 November 2016

  • Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director, Madame Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka paid a courtesy call on the UNCT team in Kingston.

Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director, Madame Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka paid a courtesy call on the UNCT team on 2 November 2016, at the UNDP office in Kingston.

Mlambo-Ngcuka also hosted a well-attended and highly interactive public discussion: “Women’s Empowerment Through Leadership”, in association with UWI Leads, at the Mona Visitor’s Lodge, University of the West Indies (UWI),  on 1 November, 2016.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (Left) with Professor Verene Shepherd, University Director of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies and Professor of Social History at the Mona Campus
Caption: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka (Left) with Professor Verene Shepherd, University Director of the Institute for Gender & Development Studies and Professor of Social History at the Mona Campus
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Popular recording artist and Human Rights Advocate, Tanya Stephens, also delivered a special performance at the event.

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