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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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

UNDP, Ecuador protect biodiversity and promote development

Copenhagen - UNDP Administrator Helen Clark joined Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Fander Falconi, and Minister of Natural and Cultural Heritage Marie Ferdinand Espinosa today in Copenhagen to announce an initiative to protect Ecuador’s rich biodiversity by leaving 850 million barrels of oimore

Helen Clark and Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs meet in Vienna

Helen Clark and Austrian MFA Dr. Michael SpindeleggerToday in Vienna, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark met with Austrian Foreign Minister Dr. Michael Spindelegger. They discussed the results of the recent Haiti Donor’s Conference and progress on UN reform, and they shared views on how Austriamore

Helen Clark starts first visit to Africa, meets with Liberia President

View more footage on the UNDP in Liberia siteUNDP Administrator Helen Clark met today with Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on the first day of her official visit to that country. Miss Clark commended the President for the real progress made in Liberia under her three year-old presidency, more

Citizens must engage and respond to new global crises

Video interviewsCivil society engages in global action fight against climate changeJohn Cavanagh, from the Institute for Policy Studies, USA, explains how civil society has been a vital force in the fight against climate change. For the upcoming Climate Conference in Copenhagen in December 2009, peomore

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