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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

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Under-Secretary-General Pramila Patten as officer-in-charge of UN Women, effective 18 August 2021. Ms. Patten will lead UN Women during the transition period to the incumbency of the next Executive Director. Learn more

Maria-Noel Vaeza, Regional Director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean Learn more

Cecilia Alemany, Deputy Regional Director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean Cecilia Alemany is the Deputy Regional Director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean, PhD candidate in Economics at Complutense University of Madrid and in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies at UIB. She holds a Master's degree in International Foresight from Paris V and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of the Republic, Uruguay. She has been an advisor to the... Learn more

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

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

Join the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and make an impact on gender equality. UN Women is now hiring expert practitioners for a number of 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

Americas and the Caribbean Regional Office
Casa de las Naciones Unidas
Edificio 128, Piso 3
Ciudad del Saber
Clayton, PANAMA
Tel: +507 305-4833
Fax: +507 305-4832
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