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 visits Ethiopia's first commodity exchange

Upon hearing the starting bell opening the markets at the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange, Ethiopian traders in green jackets flooded the floor, shouting and pushing.  UNDP Administrator Helen Clark, who had done the ringing, smiled.“This is very, very exciting,” Clark said.  “This Exmore

UNDP, China Lay Plans for Expanded Partnership

Beijing – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark, accompanied by Senior UNDP Officials, completed her three-day China visit today in which she met with state leaders and senior government officials to lay the groundwork for a new era of cooperation with China. Thmore

UNDP Administrator visits Chile

Helen Clark began a three-day trip to Chile today, meeting with President Michelle Bachelet and Foreign Minister Mariano Fernandez Amuntategui.  She also spoke to UN Resident Coordinators at the beginning of their annual meeting, stating that until the global recession hit, and notwithstanding the more

Japan to strengthen development partnerships with UNDP

25 November 2009 -- The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme agreed to intensify cooperation for peace-building in Afghanistan and Pakistan during UNDP Administer Helen Clark’s visit to Japan from 24 to 25 November 2009.  During a two-day stay in Japan, Miss Clark hmore

UNDP Administrator makes second visit to Washington

Helen Clark made her second visit to Washington, D.C., as UNDP Administrator this week, where she kicked off the Women’s Foreign Policy Group’s “Women in Power” luncheon series with keynote remarks discussing the challenges to development in the midst of the global recession.more

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