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


Helen Clark: Speech at “Building Resilience in SIDS through Foresight” side event at UN Conference on Small Island Developing States

01 Sep 2014

Apia, Samoa, 1 September 2014 Thank you, Prime Minister, for sharing with us first hand your recent experience with foresight in Tonga. I am very happy that our Global Centre for Public Service Excellence in Singapore is working closely with you and the UNDP Pacific Centre and others to prototype me MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at Press briefing to announce the launch of a Financial Inclusion Support Facility offering grants for the development of new financial inclusion products

31 Aug 2014

      Sunday, 31 August, 2014 from 4:30-5:30pm Tanoa Hotel, Apia: Press Briefing Good afternoon and on behalf of UNDP and UNCDF thank you for being here with us today for this press briefing. A special thank you to our development partners (Australia, European Union and New MORE

Helen Clark: Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lecture on Making Sense of the World We Live In The Development Contribution

07 Aug 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lecture on “Making Sense of the World We Live In: The Development Contribution” Aspen, Colorado It is a great honour to be asked to give the annual Aspen Institute Madeleine K. Albright Global Development Lectu MORE


Statement by UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on Gaza

06 Aug 2014

UNDP welcomes the current ceasefire and expresses its hopes for an agreement which ends hostilities and civilian suffering while also laying a foundation for sustainable peace. UNDP is supporting the Palestinians to assess immediate needs and chart a path for recovery and human development. Nearly a MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the Global Launch of the 2014 Human Development Report “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience"

24 Jul 2014

U Thant International Conference Hall United Nations University Tokyo, Japan Thursday 24 July 2014 I am delighted to be launching the 2014 Human Development Report, “Sustaining Human Development Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, in Japan - a  MORE

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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

African musicians join the UN in a song to end poverty by 2015

14 May 2010

8 Goals for Africa music video to be screened across South Africa during World CupJohannesburg, South Africa – Helen Clark, the chair of the UN Development Group which brings together all UN agencies working in development, today launched 8 Goals for Africa, a campaign song by eight of Africa&more

Biodiversity, MDGs top Helen Clark's Tanzania agenda

10 May 2010

brightcove.createExperiences(); Helen Clark continues her four country visit to Africa, meeting today with Tanzania’s Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs, Mustafa Mkulo to discuss the country’s progress towardmore

Helen Clark concludes her visit to Bangladesh

15 Nov 2010

Dhaka, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's vulnerability to climate change was a key focus of the three day visit of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. During the visit, the Administrator met with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and other senior ministers in her cabinet,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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