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 has been supporting Palestinian women since 1997 to achieve their social, economic and political rights. UN Women has adopted a bottom-up approach of community-based women’s empowerment while, in parallel, supporting the Palestinian Government in the implementation of gender-sensitive plans and policy-level initiatives. Learn more

The UN Women Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS) located in Cairo, supports programmes broadening the scope of women’s citizenship, leadership and political participation, especially in transition countries. 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

Palestine Country Office
Alma Building, Rosary Sisters School St.
P.O. Box 51359
Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Tel: +972 2 628-0450, +972 2 628-7602
Fax: +972 2 628-0661
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