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UN Women welcomes first woman head of African Union Commission

BY IN UN Women On 18-07-2012

Statement by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women UN Women welcomes the election of Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa as Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the first woman to hold the post. In taking this decision, African leaders took a step forward to advance women’s leadership and representation

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Statement by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women UN Women welcomes the election of Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma of South Africa as Chairperson of the African Union Commission, the first woman to hold the post

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