Stepping it up for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment worldwide
EU News 216/2016
On June 16 High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica and Executive Director for UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, signed a statement reconfirming the strategic partnership between the EU and UN Women, established in 2012. In the margins of the European Development Days they recommitted to continue working together and stepping up efforts for gender equality and women's empowerment worldwide.
"We promote gender equality and women's empowerment as a constant EU priority. It is also a constant priority for me personally", Federica Mogherini said. "We have a strong partnership with UN Women and I look forward to continuing our joint work putting women's rights at the heart of our policies in sustainable development, peace and security."
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'Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Federica Mogherini & Neven Mimica' Date: 15/06/2016 Reference: P-031867/00-11 Location: Brussels - EC/Berlaymont © European Union , 2016 URL