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: 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

Helen Clark: Speech at High-level Panel Discussion on Financing for Sustainable Development, UN Conference of Small Island Developing Countries

02 Sep 2014

  I am pleased to have this opportunity to focus on a topic of critical importance: financing sustainable development in Small Island Developing States. Whether among leaders here in Apia, diplomats at the UN, or in meetings with neighbors, villagers, and townspeople, many will have noticed a MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Partnership Dialogue on Social development in Small Island Developing States, health and non-communicable diseases, youth and women

02 Sep 2014

This partnership dialogue aims to address some of the most pressing social development challenges faced by SIDS, and is an opportunity to learn about both existing partnerships which are tackling these challenges and others being launched at this confer MORE

Helen Clark: Plenary Speech at the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

02 Sep 2014

Greetings to the government and people of Samoa On behalf of UNDP, thank you Prime Minster and government and people of Samoa for the tremendous hospitality you have shown to us at this conference. This conference is very well timed to inject SIDS perspectives into major global processes - to the Se MORE

Helen Clark: UNDP-GEF event on “Small Island Developing States – Large Ocean States" at International Small Islands Conference 2014

02 Sep 2014

  Tuesday, 2 September 2014 Apia, Samoa It is my pleasure to welcome you to this side event on “Small Island Developing States – Large Ocean States: Sustainable Development from Ridge to Reef and Beyond”. ·      The objective of the event is to discuss the importanc MORE

Press Releases

African leaders urged to invest in jobs, infrastructure and protecting development gains

30 Oct 2012

Kigali, - Opening an unprecedented gathering of experts here, present and former African Heads of State urged business, community and political leaders to help turn the continent’s impressive growth into economic opportunities for ordinary citizens. Rwandan President Paul Kagame, inaugurating the comore

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UNDP signs agreements with Norway and Ireland to support Democracy Consolidation Projects and Human Rights

26 Oct 2012

Lilongwe - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Norway and Ireland have signed financing agreements to support democracy consolidation and human rights in Malawi. UNDP Administrator Helen Clark witnessed the signing ceremony while on a three day visit to the southemore

Collaboration key to achieving MDGs, building on decade of progress

26 Sep 2012

New York — World leaders today called for a continued, united front in order to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), highlighting the need to ramp up global efforts to eradicate poverty and empower the world’s most vulnerable people to create a more equitable, sustainable world. Speaking amore

Citizens’ voices key to renewed post-2015 development agenda, says UNDP Chief

25 Sep 2012

New York — Public consultation in more than 50 developing countries will be part of a global process to ensure citizens’ views underpin the design of a post-2015 human development agenda, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark said today. Speaking during a High-level Pmore

HIV/AIDS a focus of UNDP Administrator's visit to the DRC

13 Jun 2009

"The HIV virus is a real pandemic which affects various groups of populations and all social classes. It is therefore very important that UNDP makes its contribution to the response to HIV in the DRC."Miss Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, Kinshasa, DRC, 13th June 2009On her first official 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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