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


Statements

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

Helen Clark: Opening Remarks at the Broadband Commission Working Group on Gender Meeting

20 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening remarks at theBroadband Commission Working Group on Gender Meeting    Daily News Building, New YorkI am pleased to welcome you to this meeting of the Broadband Commission Working Group on Gender. Let me take this opportunity to thank UN Women fo MORE

Helen Clark: Keynote Speech at the International Day of Peace Symposium: The Things That Make For Peace

19 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Keynote Speech at the International Day of Peace Symposium: “The Things That Make For Peace” United Nations, New York Many thanks for inviting me to today’s International Day of Peace Symposium on “The Things That Make for Peace”. This year marks the thirtieth anni MORE

Press Releases

image

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.

Download High-Resolution Photo (848k)
Full biography
Latest Video

Video message to the Fourth Annual Rotary Forum, Wellington, New Zealand, 5 December 2014

Helen's #UNDPDiary at the UN General Assembly
#UNDPDiary Storify
View more on Storify