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: 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

Helen Clark: Opening Speech at a Ford Foundation Event on “The Forest and Climate Challenge: Business, Government and Indigenous Community Leaders Call for Action”

22 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorOpening Speech at a Ford Foundation Event on“The Forest and Climate Challenge: Business, Government and Indigenous Community Leaders Call for Action”Ford Foundation, New YorkI congratulate the Ford Foundation and the Climate and Land Use Alliance, for putting together MORE

Helen Clark: Opening Remarks at the Session on More about Broadband: From the MDGs to the Post-2015 Agenda Meeting of the Broadband Commission

21 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Remarks at the Session on More About Broadband: From the MDGs to the Post-2015 Agenda Meeting of the Broadband Commission Yale Club, New York There are now fewer than 500 days left for the achievement of the MDGs – goals which rallied the international commun MORE

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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

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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

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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