UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark speaks on tackling poverty, inequality and environmental unsustainability in the new global agenda. (UNDP)


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UNDP report: "People are healthier, wealthier and better educated"

Fishermen from West Bengal and Orissa, India, work together to bring in the sea’s harvest. Photo: Saikat Mukherjee/UNDP People in most of the world have experienced major advances in the past decades, according to the 2010 Human Development Report launched today at the United Nations. Lookmore

Helen Clark, UK Secretary of State Benn discuss development priorities

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Helen Clark sworn in as UNDP Administrator

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark (left) and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moonPhoto: UNDPHelen Clark was officially sworn in today by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as UNDP’s new Administrator in the presence of senior members of the Secretary-General’s cabinet.  With her left hand on the more

UNDP Administrator begins trip to European capitals

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Helen Clark discusses development priorities with Esther Brimmer

Helen Clark met today with Esther Brimmer, new U.S.  Assistant Secretary for International Organizations.  They discussed areas of common concern, including how UNDP and the U.S. can work together in crisis and post-crisis countries where human development is at risk.  They also discussed multilatermore

Roger Mabingnay, 42 years old, impresses UNDP’s Administrator, Helen Clark on a recent visit to Tacloban City. Mabingnay sells mami noodles in his new food stall provided by UNDP’s pilot livelihoods project in Fisherman’s Village. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPBarangay Captain Emelita Montelban introduces UNDP’s Helen Clark to one of the residents of Fisherman’s Village who received a food stall from UNDP’s pilot livelihoods project. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPA carpenter builds one of the 50 food stalls under a pilot UNDP livelihoods project for people hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan. UNDP’s Administrator, Helen Clark, toured Fisherman’s Village in Tacloban to get a first-hand look at the work underway. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPUNDP’s Helen Clark is greeted by Marvin Antonieto Isana and Principal Monina E. Gabrino at San Jose Central Elementary School in Tacloban City. Isana, who works at the nearby airport, said how appreciative he was that UNDP was able to clear away so much debris following Typhoon Haiyan. Children at San Jose Central Elementary School welcome UNDP’s Helen Clark with a song, Heal Our Land. The school was Miss Clark’s second stop on her tour of Tacloban City, one of the hardest hit areas following Typhoon Haiyan.Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, cut the ribbon on UNDP and OCHA’s new office in Tacloban City with help from Mayor Alfred Romualdez and OCHA Head of Office David Carden. She was joined on stage by UNDP Resident Representative, Luiza Carvalho, and UNDP Country Director, Maurice Dewulf. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDPChildren line the walkway at Tacloban’s San Jose Central Elementary School to greet UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on a recent visit to the city. UNDP assisted the school by clearing away tonnes of storm debris, which allowed for the swift return to classes of thousands of students in January 2014. Credit: Joey Reyna/ UNDP