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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13 Sep 2014

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Speech at the World Assembly for Women 2014 High Level Roundtable Tokyo, Japan It is a great pleasure for me to attend this World Assembly for Women in Tokyo. Last year Prime Minister Abe spoke eloquently at the United Nations of his MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

11 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator and Chair of the UNDG Speech at the High-level Stocktaking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda United Nations, New York Post-2015 is a big opportunity to accelerate human and sustainable development. It’s the opportunity for this generation of world leaders to MORE


Helen Clark: Report to the Second Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

04 Sep 2014

Mr. President, Members of the Executive Board, Colleagues and friends, I am pleased to welcome you to this second regular session of the UNDP Executive Board.    We meet in turbulent times – it is hard to remember a time when more crises were simultaneously preoccupying the United Nation MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at High-level panel discussion on SIDS and the question of graduation from LDC Status

02 Sep 2014

Apia, Samoa I am pleased to co-chair this side event and facilitate a discussion on SIDS and the question of LDC graduation. First let me emphasize that supporting LDCs and highly vulnerable states is at the heart of UNDP’s work.  Between 2008 and 2012, about fifty per cent of UNDP’s resources MORE

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In Mali, UNDP will focus on governance, early recovery, Administrator says

11 Feb 2013

Oxford, England — Long-term peace in Mali will require major investment in governance, along with humanitarian and early recovery support for the crisis-stricken West African country, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said Monday. “UNDP will focus its interventions in Malimore

UNDP chief urges swift measures against non-communicable diseases

11 Feb 2013

London — UNDP Administrator Helen Clark called Monday for swift, firm measures to halt a global surge in diseases such as cancer and diabetes, saying they belong “permanently on the global development agenda.” “Failure to curb the growing epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) now will lead tmore

UNDP chief calls for broad research, innovative partnerships to achieve health, development goals

31 Jan 2013

Better health is a gateway to development progress,’ Helen Clark tells Harvard School of Public Health Boston, Massachusetts — UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark called Thursday for more broad, innovative research and partnerships to achieve health goals worldwide, noting thatmore


UNDP head vows to support innovation in Croatia

21 Jan 2013

ZADAR/OTOČAC – The UN’s highest-ranking development official vowed to support Croatia's efforts to realize its potential not just as a tourist destination but also as a centre for innovation at the signing for two new project agreements between Zadar county and the United Nations Development Programmore

Global challenges require updated global institutions, UNDP Chief says

13 Nov 2012

Wellington -- Global challenges such as pandemics, refugees flows, transnational crime, and climate change demand updated global institutions fit for the 21st Century, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said Tuesday. “We live in an era of unprecedented globalization and intermore

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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