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


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Helen Clark: Plenary Speech at the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

02 Sep 2014

Greetings to the government and people of Samoa On behalf of UNDP, thank you Prime Minster and government and people of Samoa for the tremendous hospitality you have shown to us at this conference. This conference is very well timed to inject SIDS perspectives into major global processes - to the Semore

Helen Clark: UNDP-GEF event on “Small Island Developing States – Large Ocean States" at International Small Islands Conference 2014

02 Sep 2014

  Tuesday, 2 September 2014 Apia, Samoa It is my pleasure to welcome you to this side event on “Small Island Developing States – Large Ocean States: Sustainable Development from Ridge to Reef and Beyond”. ·      The objective of the event is to discuss the importancmore

Helen Clark: Speech at SE4ALL side event at International Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

Apia, Samoa         I am delighted to join this important side event on Sustainable Energy for All, an initiative of the UN Secretary-General, and one which is highly relevant to SIDS. Sustainable energy for all is an indispensable enabler of sustainable developmenmore

Helen Clark: UNDP Administrator Helen Clark: Introductory Remarks at Screening Event of 'Saving our Tuna' at UN International Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

I am delighted to introduce “Saving our Tuna” - a Discovery Channel Asia/UNDP documentary about a five billion dollar global industry which is vital to the livelihoods of so many here in the Pacific.  The West and Central Pacific Ocean holds the world’s largest stocks of tuna, as well as globalmore

Helen Clark: Speech at Side event on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs), Health and Development at UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

Apia, SamoaLet me begin by thanking the Government of Samoa and Prime Minister Tuilaepa Malielegaoi for hosting us here today to discuss one of the greatest challenges for SIDS – that of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).   It is no exaggeratiomore

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More international support needed for Jordan to cope with Syrian refugees, says UN development chief

11 Apr 2013

Amman, Jordan — Greater international support is needed for countries currently absorbing increasing waves of refugees fleeing Syria, including Jordan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said yesterday as she wrapped up a four-day visit to Jordan. The deterioramore

Arab post-2015 forum calls for active participation in shaping “the world we want”

10 Apr 2013

Amman, Jordan – Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah opened today the regional Arab Development Forum in Jordan launched by the United Nations Development Group (UNDG) as part of the worldwide UN led consultations on the global development agenda beyond 2015, when the current Millennium Developmentmore

“Rise of South” transforming global power balance, says 2013 Human Development Report

14 Mar 2013

Massive poverty reduction, middle-class expansion from major development gains in Africa, Asia, Latin America Mexico City — The rise of the South is radically reshaping the world of the 21st century, with developing nations driving economic growth, lifting hundreds of millions of people from povemore

UNDP chief calls for end to violence against women

07 Mar 2013

On International Women’s Day, Helen Clark Says Much Work Remains New York — UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark called Friday for scaled-up efforts globally to stop violence against women, calling it a weapon of war in much of the world and a major obstacle to equality and devmore

UNDP chief says development aid is investment in secure future

05 Mar 2013

CALGARY, Canada — Development aid amounts to an investment in a more secure future for developed countries, which reap enormous benefits from better-fed, better-led emerging trade partners, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said here Tuesday. “We all gain when developing cmore

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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