Ana Maria Menéndez
Secretary-General’s Senior Advisor on Policy, United Nations
Ana Maria Menéndez

The UN's work in crisis prevention must be based on the principle of inclusion of all segments of the society, most critically women. By ensuring the empowerment and meaningful participation of women and girls in all national and international endeavours, we are investing in peace.


I support the IGC Panel Parity Pledge.

Personal Commitments

I will continue to encourage mentorship/coaching program by senior officials for young women professionals working within the UN to support their career development.
I will continue to facilitate coordination and linkage between UN efforts on mediation and existing women mediator networks in order to ensure greater impact and complementarity.