UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Call to Action - Social Good Summit 2014 - UNDPUNDP Administrator Helen Clark discusses how technology, innovation, and new media can create valuable opportunities for increased citizen engagement and more inclusive development outcomes in an interview with Devex Assistant Editor Kelli Rogers on the "Step and Repeat" during the Social Good Summit in New York City on 21 September 2014. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/UNDPHelen Clark's Diary at the UN General Assembly


Helen Clark: Video Message to the International Parliamentary Conference on Growth and Development, at the Houses of Parliament, London, UK

18 Nov 2014

London, UK I am pleased to share a few thoughts with you at the start of this year’s International Parliamentary Conference hosted by the United Kingdom Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. UNDP is delighted to be a partner in the organisation of the Conference, and we are especiamore

Helen Clark: Keynote speech at event celebrating Japan’s 60th Anniversary of Official Developmental Assistance Tokyo, Japan

17 Nov 2014

Tokyo, Japan It is a great honor to join the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) programme. My thanks go to Foreign Minister Kishida and to Professor Tanaka, President of JICA, for inviting me to speak at this special event. Over the past sixty yearsmore

Helen Clark: Keynote address to Preparatory Session for The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development United Nations, New York

10 Nov 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, Keynote address to Preparatory Session for The 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development United Nations, New York I thank Ambassadors George Talbot and Geir Pedersen for their kind invitation to me to speak at this first preparatory session for the Tmore

Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the Second UN Conference on Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs)

03 Nov 2014

Vienna, Austria This conference is timely and important. It convenes here in Vienna just before UN Member States begin negotiations on the post-2015 sustainable development goals. It will also review progress on the Almaty Programme of Action (APOA), and it will shape the development agenda for landmore

Helen Clark: Lecture on The Future We Want– Can We Make it a Reality? at the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation

04 Nov 2014

Uppsala, Sweden It is an honor to deliver this lecture in memory of the life and work of Dag Hammarskjold, the second Secretary General of the United Nations, and a man who was so memorably described by United States President John F. Kennedy as “the greatest statesman of our century”. Fifty yearsmore

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World must act to halt isolation of poor landlocked countries, says UN

03 Nov 2014

United Nations Development Head warns small landlocked countries continue to be excluded from the benefits of globalization Vienna, Austria – Urgent reforms on trade, finance and transport systems are needed to connect Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs) with the global economy and improve more


UNDP and EBRD Join Forces to Drive Growth and Development

07 Oct 2014

New York, USA—The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive and sustain growth and development in countries in Central and Eastern European, Central Asia, Mongolia, and the Southern more


UNDP a strong supporter of Georgia's inclusive and sustainable development, Helen Clark says

01 Oct 2014

Tbilisi, Georgia – The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, has completed a short visit to Georgia today, 1 October 2014, during which she met with the President, Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs. “UNDP is a strong supporter of Georgia's democratic more

UNDP Administrator emphasizes citizen engagement in development in Armenia

30 Sep 2014

Yerevan, Armenia - On 28-30 September Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP and Chair of the UN Development Group came to Armenia on her first visit to the country. In discussions with government, civil society, women leaders, and international development partners, Clark emphasized the principle of cmore


Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland receives the Mahbub ul Haq Award for Human Development

25 Sep 2014

New York, USA  – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presented the Mahbub ul Haq Award for Human Development to Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, the first woman Prime Minister of Norway and currently Deputy Chair of The Elders, at a ceremony in New York today.  The award is given to more

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About Helen Clark

Helen Clark became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in 2009, and is the first woman to lead the organization. She also chairs the United Nations Development Group.

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