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: Statement at the Informal Ministerial Consultation on the Humanitarian and Development Situation in Syria and Neighboring Countries

23 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorStatement at theInformal Ministerial Consultation on the Humanitarian and Development Situation in Syria and Neighboring CountriesUnited Nations, New YorkI am pleased to take part in this meeting. I have just returned from a visit to Lebanon with my colleague, Antonio MORE

Helen Clark: Keynote Speech on the “The Transformative Potential of REDD+: A Global Legacy in the Making”

24 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorKeynote Speech on the“The Transformative Potential of REDD+: A Global Legacy in the Making”United Nations, New YorkThank you for inviting me to participate in this meeting.At the outset, let me recognise President Yudhoyono for his leadership on this agenda and for cha MORE

Helen Clark: Opening speech at the Climate Summit Forests Pavilion United Nations

23 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening speech at the Climate Summit Forests Pavilion United Nations, New York I am pleased to welcome you to the UN Climate Summit Forests Pavilion. A year ago Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked UNDP to facilitate the inclusion of Forests as a priority area of act MORE

Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the Equator Prize 2014 Award Ceremony

22 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Speech at the Equator Prize 2014 Award Ceremony Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York      Thank you all for joining us tonight for the 2014 Equator Prize Award Ceremony as we recognize outstanding local and indigenous initiatives on sust MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the “Towards a Deforestation-Free Future: The Demand-Side Challenge” Side Event

22 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorSpeech at the“Towards a Deforestation-Free Future:  The Demand-Side Challenge” Side EventUnited Nations, New YorkIt is a great pleasure for UNDP to be co-hosting this event on the demand side measures needed to support a deforestation-free future. At the outset, c MORE

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Africa making great strides toward many MDG targets yet serious challenges remain, new report says

27 May 2013

Addis Ababa – Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report. Released today, The MDG Report 2013: Assessing progress in Africa toward the Mimore

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UNDP inaugurates its Regional Service Centre for Africa in Addis Ababa

28 May 2013

Addis Ababa – The UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa was inaugurated today in Addis Ababa by the United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn and UNDP Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Director for the Regional Bureaumore

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Sharing of success stories drives ‘African Renaissance’

26 May 2013

Addis Ababa – An optimistic future for Sub-Saharan Africa with higher levels of human development is possible through greater engagement with other regions of the South, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark underlined during a side event at the African Union Summmore

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UN Development Chief named one of the world's 100 most powerful women

22 May 2013

New York – Forbes Magazine has named UN Development Chief Helen Clark one of the world’s 100 most powerful women for a ninth year, citing her focus on gender equality to promote sustainable growth and reduce poverty. “Beginning her second four-year-term as administrator of the lead agency in the UNmore

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Group of "Political Champions" pledges support to make Haiti disaster resilient

22 Apr 2013

Port-au-Prince - Three years after the 2010 earthquake that devastated Port-au-Prince, the Political Champions for Disaster Resilience are calling on the international community and the Haitian Government to take action to make Haiti more resilient to disasters. With the upcoming rainy season only more

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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