Papa Seck

Chief, Research and Data Section, UN Women

Papa A. Seck is the Chief of the Research and Data Section at UN Women. He leads the organization’s research and statistical work, including UN Women’s Women Count global gender data program, the planning and development of research and strengthening the production, dissemination and use of knowledge to enhance UN Women’s competence and credibility as a global broker of knowledge on gender equality and women’s empowerment. Since joining UN Women in 2009, Papa has co-authored several editions of UN Women’s Flagship Reports and contributed to various other research products. Prior to joining UN Women, Papa worked in UNDP’s Human Development Report (HDR) Office, co-authoring three global HDRs and a book on risk, vulnerability, and human development.